KPD, Life’s Choices offer Drug Take Back Day on Saturday

LIHUE — The Kauai Police Department and Life’s Choices Kauai are teaming up to collect unused or expired prescription medication and other drugs on Drug Take Back Day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at KPD headquarters, 3990 Kaana St. in Lihue.

Tablets, capsules and all other solid dosage forms will be accepted during the event. All other drugs and drug paraphernalia will also be collected. Needles and syringes will not be accepted.

Drop-offs are accepted anonymously, no questions asked.

The Drug Take Back program is part of a national initiative which aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription and other drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

Info: DEA’s website at www.dea.gov; KPD Acting Assistant Chief Richard Rosa at 241-1635; or Theresa Koki of Life’s Choices at 241-4925.

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