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Prescription drug drop-off day in Latham

COLONIE-- Colonie Town Supervisor Paula Mahan and Police Chief Steven Heider announced that on Saturday, April 27th the Colonie Police
Department, in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration,
will once again be hosting a National Take Back Day.

It's being held to help remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from medicine cabinets by asking people to turn in expired, unwanted or unused pharmaceutical drugs.

Anyone can hand them over to law enforcement Saturday from 10 a.m.  to 2 p.m. in the main courtroom of the Public Safety Center at 312 Wolf Road in Latham. 

Certain restrictions do apply -- intra-venous solutions, injectables and syringes will not be accepted due to potential hazard posed by blood-borne pathogens.

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