Marana Police Dept. hosts Dispose-A-Med event

Marana Police Dept. hosts Dispose-A-Med event
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - On Saturday, Jan. 30 the Marana Police Department and Marana Prevention Alliance will host a “Dispose-A-Med” event.

According to a Facebook post, residents can drive up to the Fry’s Food & Drug Store located at 7870 N. Silverbell Road from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Saturday January 30 2021, the Marana Police Department and Marana Prevention Alliance will be holding a Dispose-A-Med...

Posted by Marana Police Department on Monday, January 25, 2021

This is an opportunity for people to properly dispose of unused and/or expired prescription drugs. They will be collecting prescription and over-the-counter tablets and capsules.

For safety and confidentiality reasons, any items turned over for collection cannot be returned and officials say they cannot accept drugs from commercial organizations.

The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Marana PD will not be accepting syringes, liquids, creams, or lotions.

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