Drug Take Back Events Around the Ozarks This Weekend

By KOLR10 News

Published 04/25 2014 05:07AM

Updated 04/25 2014 05:10AM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- If you're looking to get rid of old medicine there are three drug take back events happening this weekend in the Ozarks.

The first is today at Drury University in Springfield.
It's free and anonymous.
Old or unwanted prescription drugs can be dropped off at the Findlay Student Center

And if you can't make it to that one, you can drop off your unwanted drugs at six Springfield pharmacies Saturday.
  • Family Pharmacy, W. Kearney
  • Walgreens, W. Republic Road
  • Alps Discount Pharmacy, W. Kearney
  • Lawrence Drug, E. Republic Road
  • Medicine Store Pharmacy, E. Sunshine
  • Hy-Vee Pharmacy, W. Battlefield

Community Partnership of the Ozarks and the Greene County Sheriff's office are partnering for that event.  
That runs from 10 to 2.

And in the Lake of the Ozarks area, police in Osage Beach are also accepting unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs,at the city police department from 10am-2pm..
No questions will be asked of anyone who drops off prescription or over-the-counter drugs.

No illegal drugs will be permitted at the drop off. Anyone bringing or possessing illegal drugs may be subject to questioning by authorities.

Find a drug take-back event near you 

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