Police to collect unused medications

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YARMOUTH — Local and state law enforcement agencies will participate in a Drug Enforcement Agency-sponsored program called the National Drug Take Back Initiative on Saturday, Sept. 25. 

Residents can drop off controlled, non-controlled or over-the-counter pharmaceuticals at collection sites in Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport and Yarmouth.

In Falmouth, residents can drop off substances from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Falmouth Police Department, 2 Marshall Drive, off Woods Road.

In Cumberland, drop off is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the police station, 290 Tuttle Road.

Yarmouth residents can drop off prescription drugs between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the police station, 200 Main St.

And in Freeport, residents can visit the public safety building at 16 Main St. between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The program is anonymous, and intravenous solutions and syringes will not be accepted.

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