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Safely Dispose of Your Expired Prescriptions

The Blue Island Police Department, in cooperation with the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency, are sponsoring a DRUG TAKE BACK DAY on Saturday, April 28th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the BIPD, 13031 Greenwood Ave. Old and unused prescription drugs present an unnecessary hazard in the home. The Department will be accepting any old, unused prescription or over the ... Read More »

Prescription Drug Safety

The Blue Island Police Department will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s second nationwide prescription drug take-back program. The purpose of the program is to allow citizens to safely dispose of used medications that may be hazardous to have in the home or available for possible abuse. The drugs will be picked up by DEA and properly disposed of. ... Read More »

Turn in unused or expired medicine this Saturday, Sept. 25

National Prescription Take-Back Initiative Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, 10am-2pm On Sept. 25, 2010, DEA will coordinate a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from our nation’s medicine cabinets. DEA will be collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction at sites nationwide. The service is free and anonymous, no ... Read More »