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MSP takes back over 300 pounds of prescription drugs


April 30, 2019

WAKEFIELD — Michigan State Police posts in the Upper Peninsula collected 338.2 pounds of prescription drugs during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday.

F/Lt. Don Horn, commander at state police’s Wakefield post, said he is grateful that people are “doing the right thing” and disposing of the drugs properly.

Collecting 29.4 pounds of prescriptions at his post, Horn said that’s more than they have received in a long time.

“A lot of different people stopped in between ten and two on Saturday and dropped stuff off,” he said.

Horn said when people drop of medic...

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