NMB Dept. of Public Safety, DEA host prescription drug take-back

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The North Myrtle Beach and Drug Enforcement Administration will host a prescription drug take-back on October 26 during the National Take Back Initiative.

The take-back will be held at the Walmart parking lot at 550 Highway 17 North in North Myrtle Beach from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.. Anyone who drops off used and expired prescription drugs will do so completely anonymously. No questions will be asked and no identification is required.

Citizens are urged to participate in the take-back event to help prevent accidental drug use by curious children, or intentional experimental drug use by teens and adults. Previous medicine take-back events sponsored in North Myrtle Beach have resulted in the total collection of over 111,000 doses of controlled, legend and over the counter medications.

The NMB Department of Public Safety has ranked first in the DEA's Atlanta Division during the last three take-back events.

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