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September 26, 2012
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Prescription drug roundup Saturday

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Douglas County Partnership of Community Resources, is conducting a Prescription Drug Roundup on Saturday

The event, sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at five locations throughout Douglas County.

The purpose of the event is to get unused or unwanted prescription medications out of home medicine cabinets where they can be stolen and abused.

A majority of teens who abuse prescription medications secretly obtain them from medicine cabinets of friends or relatives. Organizers want to reduce the availability of access to these drugs by …

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The Record Courier Updated Sep 26, 2012 01:36PM Published Sep 26, 2012 01:34PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.