NC Operation Medicine Drop Nets 11,000 Pounds Of Medication

By: April Davis
By: April Davis

Eleven thousand pounds of medications were collected around the state during the recent Operation Medicine Drop.

There were a total of 236 drop off sites from March 18 through the 24th where law enforcement officials collected expired and unneeded prescription and over-the-counter medications. As a result, 7.7 million doses of medications were safely collected and destroyed, keeping them from getting into the wrong hands and out of our waterways, according to officials.

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