National Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday

Here's how to get rid of old medications.

Saturday, Apr 27, 2013  |  Updated 12:28 PM EDT
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Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking Floridians to participate in National Drug Take-Back Day.

The event takes place at various locations throughout the state on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bondi said on Friday that getting rid of old or unneeded medications in the home helps prevent prescription drug abuse. Participating locations can be found by visiting http://1.usa.gov.

The effort has been organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and state and local law enforcement.

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