Drug Take Back Day providing a safe way to dispose of unused or expired medications in Toledo – WTOL

Posted: April 11, 2021 at 6:04 am

Six locations will accept a variety of medications, including those that are commonly abused, for disposal in a safe and environmentally friendly way on April 24.

TOLEDO, Ohio The war on drugs isn't just on the streets, it's also in our medicine cabinets.

That's the message for Drug Take Back Day.

The Toledo Police Department and Mental Health & Recovery Services Board of Lucas County are sponsoring the Drug Take Back Day at six locations across Toledo.

A variety of expired or unused medication will be accepted at the locations and disposed of safely in an environmentally friendly way.

All collection sites will accept narcotics, over-the-counter medications, pet medications, prescription drugs and vitamins.

Some sites will accept syringes and liquid medications. You're encouraged to call ahead.

Collection sites will not accept inhalers, ointments/lotions or anything from commercial or medical vendors.

Drug Take Back Day will take place Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The following Toledo locations are serving as collection sites:

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Drug Take Back Day providing a safe way to dispose of unused or expired medications in Toledo - WTOL

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