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Arvada Police Department to host annual drug take back.
Arvada’s bi-annual drug take back event will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in the Arvada Police Department’s parking lot, at 8101 Ralston Road.
The event provides Arvada residents a safe, hassle-free way to properly dispose of unwanted or expired medications.
To dispose of medication, simply gather any prescription, over-the-counter, pet or liquid medications, vitamins, inhalers or medicated ointments and drop them off at the police station. Once gathered, the police department will properly dispose of the medication.
While the event provides a safe way to dispose of medication, some items such as, hydrogen peroxide, aerosol cans, thermometers or needles and sharp items, are excluded from this drop off.
For a complete list of permissible and excluded items, please visit: www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/.