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Local law enforcement to help residents properly dispose prescription drugs

This weekend many law enforcement agencies will allow residents to properly dispose of their unwanted prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

Posted: Oct 25, 2017 8:08 AM
Updated: Oct 25, 2017 8:08 AM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) – This weekend many law enforcement agencies will allow residents to properly dispose of their unwanted prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be set for Saturday, October 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

However, Tupelo police and the Lee County Sheriff’s Department will hold their “take-back” days on Friday, October 27.

You can see your local drop-off location below.

Tupelo Police Department – Friday, October 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Front Street headquarters

Lee County Sheriff’s Department – Friday, October 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Commerce Street office

Fulton Police Department – Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Walmart

West Point Police Department – Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Save-A-Lot grocery store

Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department – Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Sheriff’s office in Pittsboro

Oxford Police Department – Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Fred’s pharmacy

Starkville Police Department – Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Vowell’s Supermarket

Ole Miss Police Department – Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Ole Miss Welcome Center

Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Department – Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Sheriff’s department in Iuka

You can seem more locations across the state by clicking this link.

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