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Nearly 600 pounds of prescription drugs collected

The Michigan State Police collected 586.66 pounds of prescription drugs at MSP posts across the state during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day held on Saturday, April 26.

The Michigan State Police collected 586.66 pounds of prescription drugs at MSP posts across the state during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day held on Saturday, April 26.

The MSP partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration and other local law enforcement agencies for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to provide a safe, convenient and responsible venue for citizens to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs.

Prescription drugs collected by posts:

Alpena - 17.4 lbs

Brighton - 43 lbs

Cadillac - 5.8 lbs

Calumet - 3 lbs

Caro - 17 lbs

Coldwater - 2.7 lbs

Flint - 101 lbs

Gaylord - 11.3 lbs

Gladstone - 2 lbs

Hart - 6.5 lbs

Houghton Lake - 14 lbs

Iron Mountain - 29.5 lbs

Jackson - 56.6 lbs

Lakeview - 15 lbs

Lansing - 25 lbs

Lapeer - 28 lbs

Metro - 15 lbs

Monroe - 8 lbs

Mt. Pleasant - 10 lbs

Negaunee - 2.25 lbs

Niles - 25 lbs

Paw Paw - 6.11 lbs

Rockford - 70 lbs

Sault Ste. Marie - 35 lbs

St. Ignace - 1.3 lbs

Tri-City - 12 lbs

Wakefield - 2 lbs

Wayland - 13.2 lbs

West Branch - 9 lbs

All 29 MSP posts participated in the one-day effort by serving as drop-off points for citizens to discard expired, unused and unwanted medications for destruction. The service was free and anonymous with no questions asked.

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