Kaiser Permanente, LAPD hold drug take back events

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Saturday, September 26, 2015
A box full of medication is seen at a drug take back event held by Kaiser Permanente and the LAPD Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015.
A box full of medication is seen at a drug take back event held by Kaiser Permanente and the LAPD Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015.
KABC

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Kaiser Permanente and the Los Angeles Police Department held prescription drug take back events Saturday.

There were five collection sites, all of them are Kaiser Permanente medical centers in West Los Angeles, Panorama City, Harbor City, Hollywood and Woodland Hills.

Officials provided the service as a way to help people get rid of unused prescription drugs and avoid potential safety and health hazards.

The Drug Enforcement Agency will take the collected drugs and destroy them.