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Berkeley Co. to host prescription drug take-back

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BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office will join a national effort to get prescription drugs off the streets later this month.

Deputies will partner with the US Drug Enforcement Agency for the 5th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back on Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will be held at 223 N. Live Oak Dr. in Moncks Corner and at the Berkeley County Summary Court at 303B North Goose Creek Blvd. in Goose Creek.

The public is encouraged to drop off unused and unwanted prescription drugs so they can be destroyed.

Last year, the DEA destroyed over 180 tons of unwanted and expired drugs collected nationally, according to a release. 

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