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Grass Valley PD Offering Drug Takeback Day

If you have any unwanted or expired medications to get rid of, you can do it tomorrow. The Grass Valley Police Department is holding it’s twice-annual Prescription Medication Takeback Day. Lieutenant Steve Johnson says it’s part of a national event…

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Not only would getting rid of them, get the pills away from anyone who might abuse them, but the dropoff is also environmentally friendly by keeping people from throwing the medications away or flushing them down the toilet. Johnson says you should black out the name on the pill bottles with a marker, but the bottles will be accepted, along with any over-the-counter medications or veterinary medicines. Johnson says there are several items they will not take…

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The dropoff will be from 10am to 2pm in the parking lot on the corner of Neal and South Auburn Streets, across from the downtown Safeway,

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