By: Bethany Winkel
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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Prescription drug abuse currently affects millions of Americans. Many of those who abuse these drugs get them from a family member or friend’s medicine cabinet. The government urges anyone who has unused prescription medication to dispose of it properly, like at one of these drug take-back locations. Flushing the medication down the toilet can pose health and environmental risks, and throwing it away in the garbage can cause it to get into the wrong hands.