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Drug take back day is coming


October 16, 2020

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, Oct. 24. Come to the lobby of the Cloquet Police Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to drop off any old or unwanted medications.

This national day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.

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