Home / Public safety / National Pill Take Back Day asks no questions

National Pill Take Back Day asks no questions

By

National Pill Take Back Day is tomorrow and law enforcement agencies around North Central Florida will be participating. Marion County Sheriff’s Office Spokeswoman Jenifer Lowe says the program aims to help the community crack down on prescription drug abuse.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/04/Lowe1.mp3]

Lowe says collection sites will be at law enforcement locations from 10AM until 2PM.  There will be no questions asked at the drop off site, and those turning in pills will not face any charges.

About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

Check Also

Law Enforcement: White Nationalist Speech Results In “Mostly Peaceful Day”

White nationalist Richard Spencer's speech Thursday at the University of Florida prompted a state of emergency, carried a $600,000 tab and drew more than 2,500 demonstrators. But law enforcement summarized the contentious event, which devolved into an antagonistic affair, as “a mostly peaceful day.”