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Clarksville Police Department disposes of over 700lbs of Old and Unused Medicine Safely

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The old and unused medicine drop boxes at Clarksville Police Department’s three locations has taken in over 700 lbs. (747.55 lbs.) of medications for 2018, helping to reduce the potential for medicine abuse and the negative impact on the environment by improper disposal and another tool to help combat the opioid crisis.

The drop boxes are available between the hours of 8:00am-4:00pm at three different CPD locations: 135 Commerce Street, 211 Cunningham Lane, and 1584 Vista Lane.

Clarksville Police Department Old and Unused Medicine Drop Box

Clarksville Police Department Old and Unused Medicine Drop Box

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Clarksville Police reports over 1100lbs of Old and Unused Medicine Safely Disposed Of

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The old and unused medicine drop boxes at Clarksville Police Department’s three locations has taken in over 1100 lbs. (1127.15 lbs.) of medications for 2017, helping to reduce the potential for medicine abuse and the negative impact on the environment by improper disposal.

The drop boxes are available between the hours of 8:00am – 4:00pm at three different CPD locations: 135 Commerce Street, 211 Cunningham Lane, and 1584 Vista Lane.

Clarksville Police Department Medication Drop Box

Clarksville Police Department Medication Drop Box

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Clarksville Police Department Asks, Are Your Medications Secure?

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Did you know that almost 7% of Tennessee’s 12-17-year-old population has used prescription drugs for non-medical use (Prescription for Success – www.tn.gov/mental).

Keeping your family and our community safe is as simple as securing the medications in your home. Answer the following five statements to find out about the security of your medications.

Clarksville Police Department asks, "Are Your Medications Secure?"

Clarksville Police Department asks, “Are Your Medications Secure?”

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Clarksville Police Department makes public aware of Prescription Drug Abuse

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – In the ever changing world of drug abuse, prescription drug abuse is currently a leading problem among both youth and adults in the United States.

There are many reasons that communities struggle with drug addiction, but two of those reasons that community organizations can create community awareness around, are the perception of harm and ease of access to prescription drugs.

Count It, Lock It, Drop It — Are Your Meds Secure?

Count It, Lock It, Drop It — Are Your Meds Secure?

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Clarksville Police Department “Count It, Lock It, Drop It” program raises awareness about Prescription Drug Abuse

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department says in the ever changing world of drug abuse, prescription drug abuse is currently a leading problem among both youth and adults in the United States.

There are many reasons that communities struggle with drug addiction, but two of those reasons that community organizations can create community awareness around, are the perception of harm and ease of access to prescription drugs.

Clarksville Police Department asks, "Are Your Medications Secure?"

Clarksville Police Department asks, “Are Your Medications Secure?”

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Clarksville Police Department Pill Drop Boxes; part of Pharmaceutical Take Back Program

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department in cooperation with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Office of Sustainable Practices has established three permanent locations for Pill Drop Boxes as part of the Pharmaceutical Take Back Program.

The program is designed to establish permanent collection points to receive unwanted, unused or expired medications. The drop hours are Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:00pm.

Clarksville Medication Drop Box

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Clarksville Police Department partners with Tennessee’s Pharmaceutical Take Back Program

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department in cooperation with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Office of Sustainable Practices have partnered as part of Tennessee’s Pharmaceutical Take Back Program.

These Pharmaceutical Drop Boxes are for citizens to dispose of personal medication items  and are not intended for businesses i.e.  hospitals , clinics,  pharmacies etc. who are required to dispose of their medications in a manner consistent with DEA guidelines. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan launches Campaign to encourage Safe Storage and Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan announces the launch of a public education campaign to encourage the safe storage and proper disposal of prescription medications.

The campaign, which is part of a national awareness initiative called Safeguard My Meds, will involve a concerted effort by law enforcement officials, medical professionals and citizens of Clarksville to reduce the abuse of prescription medications.

Clarksville Medication Drop Box

Clarksville Medication Drop Box

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