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Pill Take Back

Pill Take Back

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Spencer, IA (KICD) — The Pill Take Back event is set for this weekend around the area and the state.

This Saturday is the Spring Pill Take Back Day. Over the years, the pill take back event has collected a phenominal amount of expired or unused medications. Angie Mitchell is a Prevention Consultant at Compass Pointe. She tells KICD News just how much has been taken in over the past events…

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She tells what kind of medications they are accepting…

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Mitchell shares the reasons why the pill take back is such an important event….

 

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Spencer’s Pill Take Back will be from 11-am to 1-pm, in the HyVee Parking lot, while the Spirit Lake Take Back event will be from 10-am until 2-pm at the Spirit Lake HyVee parking lot.
To find out where to take your old or unused prescription drugs, go to the DEA website, http://www.justice.gov/dea or call your local law enforcement.

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