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Grass Valley Police Dept. Drug Take Back Results

Grass Valley Police and the Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County held a drug take back event Saturday. Local residents were invited to go through their medicine chests and drawers for unused or expired prescriptions so they can be safely disposed during a event.   Grass Valley Police Captain Rex Marks says they collected well over 170 pounds of medications from the 3 locations at K-Mart, Rite Aid and Save Mart  safely disposing of potentially dangerous drugs and to help  prevent  pill abuse and theft.

GVPD Drug take back 1

Marks wants to remind residents that Pills should not be flushed down toilets or put into the garbage as they can pollute the environment, and they stay out of the hands of those who do not have a prescription.

GVPD Drug take back 2

Pills collected during the event will be disposed of properly at an official state disposal site where the medications  are incinerated.

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