PRESCRIPTION DRUG BOX More Than 90 Pounds Of Pills Collected From Prescription Drug Box
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jan. 4, 2013 11:37 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 4, 2013 4:23 PM EST
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, Lawrence County
In a little more than two months, the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office has collected 91 pounds of unwanted prescription pills from their drop box program.
The Ohio Prescription Drug Drop Box Program started Nov. 9, 2012, with the installation of a drop box in the lobby of the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, according to a news release from Sheriff Jeffery Lawless. Since then, residents have dropped off several pounds of unwanted medications to avoid prescription drug abuse or accidental use.
Lawless said the results in the three-month time period is a testament that the program works.
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