LIHUE — The Kauai Police Department is collecting unused, unwanted or expired prescription medications and other drugs on National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at KPD headquarters, 3990 Kaana Street in Lihue.
Tablets, capsules, liquids and other forms of medication — prescription or nonprescription — including nicotine patches, will be accepted. New or used needles and syringes will not be accepted.
This service is free and anonymous, and no questions will be asked.
Drug Take Back Day is part of a national initiative coordinated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency which focuses on providing a safe, convenient and responsible method of disposing of medications, while also educating the community about the potential for abuse and consequences of improper storage and disposal.
Anyone who is not able to participate in this National Drug Take Back Day can visit KPD headquarters at any time and anonymously drop off any unused or expired medication via the permanently installed medication drop box.