Miami Police Want Your Old Drugs, Please
Are loads of half-empty hydrocodone bottles clogging up your medicine cabinet? Do you still have that Xanax prescription in your nightstand even though you stopped taking it because you swore it made your crazier? Do you just have so many drugs you don't even know what to do with them?
Well, the DEA and local police departments would like to take them off your hands.
Several local departments will be taking part in the DEA's National Take Back Initiative Collection day. Select Miami, Miami-Dade, Aventura, Medley, and Miami Gardens police stations will be waiting around on Saturday, April 28, hoping that you'll stop by and drop off your leftover stash of prescription medications. You can find a list of collection sites here.
Don't worry, there are no questions asked. However, non-prescription drugs will not be collected. So, you know, don't walk into a police station with a brick of coke.
Florida Launch vs. Atlanta Blaze
TicketsSat., Jun. 17, 7:00pm
NPC Southern States Bikini, Figure, Men's Physique
TicketsFri., Jul. 7, 6:00pm
NPC Southern States Bodybuilding Championships vs. NPC Southern States Fitness & Figure Championships
TicketsSat., Jul. 8, 6:00pm
Florida Launch vs. Chesapeake Bayhawks
TicketsSat., Jul. 15, 7:00pm
This will be the third year of the DEA's Take Back Day, and so far 500 tons of old pills have been rounded up nationally.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Miami, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.