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Drop off drugs, no questions asked

Anaheim PD is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency and other public agencies in the first-ever national drug “Take Back” day.

The public is invited to drop off drugs in front of the police department from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sept. 25, no questions asked.

“Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem nationally and locally,” said Sgt. Rick Martinez. “Most Americans don’t know how to dispose of prescription drugs. This is the perfect opportunity to do so.”

According to a DEA press release, the rate of prescription drug abuse is rising at alarming rates, and studies show that a majority of abused drugs are obtained from family and friends.

For more on the national program, click here.

For more about APD’s program, call Martinez at 714-765-1521.

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