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News Release

Media / For More Information Contact:
TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
(270) 856-3721
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KSP To Partner With DEA For Eighth National "Take Back" Initiative

Got Drugs? Turn In Your Unused Or Expired Medication For Safe Disposal During The National 'Take Back' Initiative

Date of News Release: 04/19/2014

(Hickory, KY) - The Kentucky State Police will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on Saturday, April 26, 2014 in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets. This is the eighth national DEA 'Take Back' initiative the agency has participated in. Since the program's inception in September 2010, the KSP has collected over 4,400 pounds of prescription drugs. Collection activities will take place on Saturday, April 26, from 10:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. at the KSP Post 1 Mayfield, located at 8366 ST RT 45 North, Hickory, KY.

The KSP advise that the program is designed to be easy to use and offered the following tips for those interested in participating:

KSP Post locations and contact numbers can be found on the agency website at http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/post.htm.


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