"National Prescription Drug Take Back Day" a success in Cherokee County

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. — Nearly 500 pounds of prescription drugs are now in safe hands.

Throughout the day on Saturday, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and the Galena Police Department participated in “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.”

It’s an opportunity for the community to safely get rid of unneeded or expired medications.

All the collected drugs will given to the Drug Enforcement Administration for proper disposal.

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