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Md. police accepting unused prescription drugs

Published on NewsOK Modified: April 27, 2013 at 5:16 am •  Published: April 27, 2013

PIKESVILLE, Md. (AP) — The Maryland State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration want your unused or expired prescription drugs.

They two agencies are beginning a partnership on Saturday to take back unneeded prescription drugs to keep them out of the wrong hands.

Police say the majority of teenagers abusing prescription drugs are getting them from the family medicine cabinet.

Maryland State Police barracks from throughout the state will become collection stations for the safe disposal of these medications, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.