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Staff Editorial: National Drug Take Back Day collection sites now accepting vapes

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Emma Leff

October 26, 2019

For the first time since the inception of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Take Back Day nine years ago, people can now drop off vaping devices at collection sites. The Echo Editorial Board sees this as a step in the right direction to combat the vaping epidemic, but a lack of awarene...

St. Louis Park Police Department to host Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back Day will be held Oct. 27 at the St. Louis Park Police Department. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. anyone can come and drop off their unused prescription drugs so they are properly disposed of.

Maggie Klaers

October 26, 2018

Senior Leila Raymond said she views Drug Take Back Day as a significant program to combat drug abuse in our community. “I think that it is an important initiative to help keep our community from accidentally abusing drugs and to prevent people from using expired drugs and misusing prescriptions,...

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