Biloxi PD participates in Prescription Drug Take Back Day

116 views – Jazell Ladner – 2022-10-31 15:36:27

The held its semi-annual Take Back Day for prescription drugs.

Every six months, the department sets up a table in the front office at the Lopez-Quave Public Safety Center for the public to drop off any unused prescriptions.

Those drugs will be shipped to Birmingham, where they will be destroyed in a medical furnace.

The department also runs a drop box for unwanted medicines year-round and encourages the public to drop anything off during normal business hours. DEA Supervisor John W. Moore said, “The whole problem with opioids has…

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