National Drug Take-Back Day

Posted at 10:21 PM, Apr 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-28 00:46:19-04

Saturday, more than 40 sites around the state encouraged people to stop by to dispose of those unneeded, leftover or expired medications no questions asked.

The main goal is to bring awareness to the importance of getting these pills out of your home when no longer needed.

"So they can't fall into the wrong hands and be abused especially by young people. When things are laying around, that just provides access and that's what we're trying to prevent is those people trying to get those meds for reasons other than the medical conditions that they're meant for," said Rob Stevenson, Drug Free Idaho.

The program goes on twice a year in April and October.

If you missed out, there are permanent drop boxes at many police departments and pharmacies in the Treasure Valley.

To find locations, you can head to