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National prescription meds 'take-back' starts

September 25, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A nationwide prescription drug "take-back" initiative will take place Saturday. People are urged to bring expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs to collection sites from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The drugs will be destroyed.

Southern California law enforcement agencies will be taking part.

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration warns that people should not throw away medicines or flush them down toilets.

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