2,000 Pounds of Prescription Medication Collected In Bergen County Drug Take-Back Day

Upper Saddle River Police are reporting over 44 pounds of unused prescription pill medications collected during the Drug Enforcement Agency National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from last Saturday. Chief Patrick Rotella explained that events such as these should reduce the misuse and abuse of prescription medications that affects the community. The Chief also mentioned that discarding unused, unwanted, or expired medications to police headquarters will curb the prevalence of improper disposal which pollutes the environment. Across the county, the national event which began in 2010, roped in over 2,000 pounds of prescription medication.

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