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Tons Of Unused Meds Destroyed During Operation Medicine Drop

Tons Of Unused Meds Destroyed During Operation Medicine Drop

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation collected and destroyed 17,677 pounds of unused prescription medications on Monday, May 3, as part of Operation Medicine Drop.  That translates into 13.2 million dosage units.  In spite of the coronavirus pandemic, people came out for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day sponsored by the US Drug Enforcement…read more »

Drive Thru Operation Medicine Drop Set For Wednesday

Drive Thru Operation Medicine Drop Set For Wednesday

Clean out those medicine cabinets this week. Once again, the Goldsboro Police Department and Safe Kids Wayne County are partnering for Operation Medicine Drop. Shelly Willis, Safe Kids Coordinator for the Partnership for Children of Wayne County, says last year’s medication take back events had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. Willis says this year’s…read more »

Old Meds Destroyed As Part Of Operation Medicine Drop

Old Meds Destroyed As Part Of Operation Medicine Drop

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation collected and destroyed 13,485 pounds of unused prescription medications on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, as part of Operation Medicine Drop.  That translates into 10.1 million dosage units.  Like so many other events, OMD looked a little different this year because of COVID-19.  While the spring National Prescription Drug…read more »

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