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Science, Health and Technology
5:37 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Drug Take Back Program visits Columbia

Photo by Steven Depolo via Flickr.

The Drug Take Back Program is collecting prescription drugs today in Columbia. Ryan Worley, Coordinator of the Youth Community Coalition, is in charge of the program. He said unused prescription drugs can sometimes be accessible to and abused by family members if they are not disposed of properly.

“These are not safe to abuse. They are drugs they are powerful, and they should only be taken the way a doctor prescribes them,” Worley said.

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Science, Health and Technology
9:29 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Youth advocacy group to host drug take-back event

Credit The Javorac / Flickr

The Columbia-based Youth Community Coalition is hosting its annual prescription drug take back this Friday and Saturday. The take back is part of a national movement to collect and dispose of expired and unused prescription drugs, in collaboration with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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