LANSING. The Michigan State Police (MSP) today announced that 693.7
pounds of prescription drugs were collected at MSP posts across the
state on the semi-annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day held
Sat., April 28.
The MSP partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and
other local law enforcement agencies for National Prescription Drug Take
Back Day to provide a venue for citizens to dispose of unwanted and
unused prescription drugs.
All 29 MSP posts participated in the one-day ‘Take Back’ effort by
serving as drop-off points for citizens to discard expired, unused and
unwanted medications for destruction.
Prescription drugs collected by posts in Upper Michigan:
Calumet – 18 lbs
Gladstone – 14 lbs
Iron Mountain – 20 lbs
Negaunee – 32 lbs
Sault Ste. Marie – 50 lbs
St. Ignace – 71 lbs
Wakefield – 3 lbs