2016 Prescription Drug Take-Back Results

Florida set a new record for the amount of unwanted medications turned in to collection sites

The 11th National "Drug Take Back Day" in 2016 saw a record amount of unwanted prescription medications, illegal drugs, and expired drugs removed from homes and neighborhoods throughout Florida. The totals for 2016 are astounding, with more than TWENTY TONS of unwanted medications turned in by responsible citizens, at 135 local collection sites throughout Florida. For fun reference, that's equivalent to the weight of 48 fully grown manatees!