Sequim PD to participate in Drug Take Back Day

County-wide local law enforcement agencies, including the Sequim Police Department, will be participating in the Nationwide Prescription Take-Back Day sponsored by the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Individuals can drop off expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Sequim Police Department, 152 W. Cedar St.

Individuals may also drop off vaping pens without the internal batteries for destruction. Staff and volunteers will be on location to accept the items.

Drugs can also be dropped off anytime during regular office hours 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.

The service is free and anonymous with no questions asked. The collection service will include both controlled and non-controlled prescription drugs as well as over-the-counter medications.

The Sequim Police Department will also accept illegal drugs for destruction. Syringes and medical waste will not be accepted.

Residents are reminded that you should never flush prescription drugs down the toilet or sink drain.

For questions, call the Sequim Police Department during business hours at 360-683-7227.

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