Drug Take-Back Day: Port St. Lucie Police collects 350 pounds of unwanted medication

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Hundreds of pounds of unused and outdated prescription drugs are off the streets in St. Lucie County.

The police department collected more than 350 pounds of pills on Saturday as part of the national take-back initiative.

A drop box is located in the lobby of the police department daily for members of the public to dispose of unwanted medication.

Officials warn that flushing medication down the toilet can affect the drinking water supply.

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