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Prescription drug take back events scheduled

By Chris Loveless, Digital Content Director , c.loveless@krdo.com
Published On: Apr 22 2014 01:05:37 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 26 2014 12:25:30 PM CDT
Prescription Drugs

Lucas Jackson / Reuters

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

The Drug Enforcement Administration is partnering with local law enforcement to help you dispose of unwanted prescription drugs.

The drug take back initiative gives you a way to safely dispose of unused medication. All of the drugs that are collected will be destroyed.

Prescription drug take back events will be held in El Paso and Pueblo Counties on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

El Paso County locations
4/26/14
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
705 S. Nevada Avenue / Colorado Springs
400 Security Boulevard / Security
3255 Akers Drive / El Paso County

4050 Briargate Parkway / Colorado Springs

Pueblo County locations
4/26/14
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
200 S. Main Street / Pueblo
320 E. Joe Martinez Boulevard / Pueblo West
24941 U.S. 50 East / Avondale
4497 Bent Brothers Boulevard / Colorado City

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