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Take Back Day April 27 Seeks to Prevent Misuse of Prescription Drugs


Last updated 4/27/2019 at 3:12pm

Misused prescription drugs contribute to addiction and even death, so the Lake Wales Police Department will join others as a drop-off location for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 27.

According to StandUP Polk, the organization sponsoring the event along with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, people can get rid of any unwanted human or pet medication, including pills, liquids and syringes. Just drive up, hand the officer your medication and drive off. No questions asked.

The DEA's Take Back Day events provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent d...

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