Saturday is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s fifth National Prescription Take Back Day, a time when citizens can turn in unwanted and expired medicines in a safe and responsible way.  The DEA says it is part of an effort to reduce the growing problem of prescription drug trafficking and abuse. Missouri’s western district federal prosecutor, David Ketchmark says the first four Take Back Days have collected 774 tons of prescription drugs. 

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Missouri has dozens of drop-off sites. They are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday. Here’s where you can go to find that list:

 

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