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APD to host annual drug take-back day

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day set for April 26.

For the 6th year in a row, the Alexandria Police Department will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 26. APD will be collecting the returned drugs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Public Safety Complex on Bolton Av. and the Martin Center on Mill St.

Take-back day is a collaborative effort of The Drug Enforcement Administration with state and local law enforcement agencies.  APD said more than two million lbs. of potentially dangerous controlled substances have been removed from the nation's medicine cabinet as result of previous take-back days.

For more information contact Lt. Reginald Cooper at (318) 441-6462.
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