The U. S. Drug Enforcement Agency, in conjunction with state and local law enforcement agencies, is conducting another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 29, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. During this event anyone can safely dispose of unwanted and unused prescription medications. This initiative helps to address the public health issue associated with abuse of prescription drugs. Studies have revealed that the majority of prescription drugs that are abused are obtained from friends, family and the home medicine cabinet.
There are many designated locations in the St. Louis metropolitan, bi-state area. For more information about the National Take Back Initiative and to find a collection site near you visit this site and enter your zip code.