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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday 10/26

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, October 26 - The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and health issue. In 2017, approximately 6 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day provides an opportunity for citizens to prevent drug addiction and overdose. On October 26, 2019, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., the Laguna Beach Police Department will be partnering with the DEA to host the DEA’s 18th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day drop spot will be located in front of the Laguna Beach Police Department. Several members of our Police Department will be there to greet each community member and assist in the disposal of their prescription drugs. The Police Department will NOT be accepting Hypodermic Needles. For further information, please contact Public Information Officer Sergeant Jim Cota at (949) 464-6671 orjcota@lagunabeachcity.net.