Take Back Day collects unwanted meds

April 26th, 2013 at 1:31 pm by under Latest Posts

Many law enforcement agencies around the state will be collecting unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday to make sure they don’t up on the street.

It’s part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day sponsored nationally by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

New Mexico State Police have scheduled drop-off locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in each of its 11 districts:

  • D1   (Santa Fe) 4491 Cerrillos Road
  • D2   (Las Vegas) 520 South Commerce
  • D3   (Roswell) 4207 West Second Street
  • D4   (Las Cruces) 4055 Sonoma Ranch
  • D5   (Albuquerque) 2501 Carlisle Blvd. NE
  • D6   (Gallup) 4200 E. Historic Highway 66
  • D7   (Española) 1410 N. Paseo de Oñate
  • D8   (Alamogordo) 411 Tenth Street, Ste 101
  • D9   (Clovis) 812 West 6th Street
  • D10 (Farmington) 1025 West Navajo
  • D11 (Socorro) I -25, Exit 152

The Albuquerque Police Department routinely accepts old and unneeded medications on Thursdays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Metropolitan Forensic Science Center behind the Gerald Cline Memorial Police Substation at 5350 Second St. NW.

One Response to “Take Back Day collects unwanted meds”


    Does this program apply to street drug dealers as well?
    Maybe a county sponsored cash for meth program would make sense?

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