National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event
Date: Saturday, October 28th, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Locations: For participating locations nationwide, click here. For participating Portland area locations, refer to the list below.
Do you have unused and unwanted drugs in your medicine cabinet? Multiple Police Departments across the country are partnering up with the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to collect any unwanted medications – both prescription AND over-the-counter. You just drive up and drop off: Officers will take them from you while you sit in your car, no questions asked.
Be advised that flushing prescription medications down the toilet or throwing them in the trash are potential safety and health hazards.
Items Not Accepted:
- Illegal drugs
- Medical waste or trash
- Thermometers, syringes, or needles
- IV solutions
Portland Locations: Here is a selection of the participating Portland area locations. The complete list includes includes about 20 stations, so if you don’t see yours, use the search feature from the DEA. You will need to start a new session and then add your zip code.
Portland Police Department
4747 E Burnside, Portland, OR 97215
Beaverton Police Department
4755 SW Griffith Drive Beaverton Oregon, 97005
Lake Oswego Police Department
City Hall, 1st Floor, 380 A Avenue, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
Tualatin Police Department
8650 SW Tualatin Rd, Tualatin