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Over 1,000 lbs of drugs collected at take-back program

(Source: Raycommedia) (Source: Raycommedia)
BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

On Saturday April 30, the Baxter County Sheriff’s Department hosted its drug take-back event.

There was an estimated 177 pounds of unused and unwanted pharmaceuticals destroyed at the event.

There was also an additional 1,315 pounds of pharmaceuticals collected over the past six months, since the last take-back event.

All of the drugs and medications that were collected will be transported to Jonesboro and then will be turned over to the DEA for proper disposal.

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