Friday, April 29, 2016

Attorney general's office participating in Drug Take-Back

(AP) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday with a drop off site at the state Capitol.

The attorney general's office is participating in coordination with Capitol Police. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the East Rotunda on the California Street side of the Capitol. It is one of almost 120 collection locations in the state. Other locations can be found athttp://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html .

The event involves local and state law enforcement agencies collecting unused medication and properly disposing of it.


Morrisey says disposing of unused medication safely is important to keep drugs from getting into the wrong hands.