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Kentucky Prescription Drug Disposal Locations

To make it easier for citizens of the Commonwealth to dispose of their expired or unwanted medications,  both prescription and over-the-counter, prescription drop boxes are available across Kentucky in conjunction with law enforcement agencies and local governments.  There are now 172 locations in 110 counties, with sites being added daily.

 2014 Permanent Prescription Drug Disposal Locations

 

 

Got Drugs? National Drug Take-Back Day

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day took place on Saturday, October 26, 2013 and provided a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

Kentucky collected a total of 9,135 pounds of unused and/or unwanted prescription medications, and has collected 33,170 pounds at these events since October 2011. 

 

Medication Safe Disposal

 

FDA Guidelines: How to Dispose of Unused Medicines

 

 

Guidelines for Household  Pharmaceutical Waste Collection Programs

A few small steps toward responsible Medication Disposal Safeguards Lives and protects the Envionment.

Learn How:

 

 

 

 

Last Updated 1/10/2014
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