Town of Bristol News

Posted on: April 17, 2017

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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The Bristol Police Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency has been selected as a drop off point for unwanted prescription drugs.

We will be collecting expired, unused and unneeded prescriptions on Saturday, April 29th at the Bristol Police Department from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.


Medications turned in will be submitted to the DEA for destruction. At this time we can only accept medications in pill, powder or patch form.

The following are NOT accepted for collection:

  • Liquid or creme type medications.
  • Any medication delivered via syringe.
  • Used needles or "Sharps".

For more detailed information, or to locate a collection point, please visit the following website: https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/

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