Surrender expired, unused prescription drugs and vape products at Dispose-A-Med event this weekend

Service is free and anonymous, no questions asked

Surrender expired, unused prescription drugs and vape products at Dispose-A-Med event this weekend
Source: (Pima County Sheriff's Department) (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Dispose-A-Med program is back this weekend, where the Sheriff’s Department in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Pima County Health Department and Walmart, will provide an opportunity for the public to dispose of unused and/or expired prescription drugs.

The event will take place Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at three different Walmart locations listed below:

  • Walmart – 7635 N. La Cholla Boulevard
  • Walmart – 9260 S. Houghton Road
  • Walmart – 1650 W. Valencia Road

You can surrender prescription and over-the-counter pills, capsules, caplets, gel caps, medicated patches, and powders.

Take-Back sites will also collect vaping devices for disposal.

Metal or glass inhalers, syringes, epi-pens, patches, creams, liquids, and diabetic test strips will not be accepted.

Any items turned over for collection cannot be returned. Drugs from commercial organizations will not be accepted.

This service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

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