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Lake County residents can drop off unwanted, expired medicines

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 30, Lake Health will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Residents can bring their medications for disposal to main lobby of TriPoint Medical Center, 7590 Auburn Road in Concord Township.

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Drug take back to continue

For years, the federal Drug Enforcement Agency funded drug take back events around the country to collect and dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs, but that money ran out. As Donald Hall was transitioning to executive director from senior drug agent at Medway Drug Enforcement Agency, losing the funding for the program stressed […]

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Lorain County Task Force collects a ton of drugs in six months

Lorain County residents got rid of more than 2,000 pounds of prescription drugs in six short months. On Saturday, the Lorain County Drug Task Force collected 2,257 pounds of prescription medications that residents had deposited since September in the 14 drug drop boxes in Lorain County.

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Medway's 2015 budget receives approval

The Medway Drug Enforcement Agency's 2015 budget was approved by the organization's general assembly. And with the continued surge in local drug activity, the agency's leaders were given a vote of confidence by its members. "We have no desire to leave Medway," said Brunswick Police Chief Carl DeForest, noting the Medina County city does "get […]

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Operation Safe Return gives residents chance to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs

With rising concerns of prescription drug abuse in the community, residents will have an opportunity to drop-off old and unwanted drugs before they end up in the hands of addicts, or worse, create new addicts. On Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the Medway Drug Enforcement Agency will play host to a "drug take-back […]

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