Turning in unwanted or expired medications

ARSE BUT NOW IT IS PICKING UP. GABRIELLE: THIS AFTERNOON IN OUR STATE OF ADDICTION COVERAGE. GIVING BACK UNUSED AND UNWANTED DRUGS, IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA. CAROL: WYFF NEWS 4’S PATRICK HUSSION REPORTS FROM HENDERSONVILLE. >> IN HENDERSONVILLE TODAY THE LATEST DRUG TAKE BACK GOT OFF TO A FAST START THE HENDERSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, HENDERSONVILLE POLICE, AND THE NON-PROFIT HOPE RX, JOINED FORCES TO PROPERLY DISPOSE OF UNUSED MEDICATION, SO PEOPLE DON’T FLUSH THEM. >> PEOPLE JUST DON’T REALIZE THAT ONCE IT GETS INTO THE WATER SYSTEM IT CONTAMINATES EVERYTHING EVENTUALLY. >> THE CHEMICALS GO INTO THE SOIL AND IT JUST DESTROYS THE ENVIORNMENT. >> AND SO THE PILLS DON’T END UP IN THE WRONG HANDS, >> YOU KNOW WE HAVE A PROBLEM LIKE ANY OTHER COMMUNITY WITH, PILLS. >> ENTER HOPE RX OF HENDERSON COUNTY. A GROUP THAT KNOWS A THING OR TWO ABOUT PILL TAKE BACKS, >> THAT’S THE STUFF, THAT’S THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE WE’RE TRYING TO GET RID OF. >> WE FEEL LIKE WE’RE A PART OF A BIGGER FAMILY THAT IS TAKING CARE OF THE YOUTH IN THIS COMMUNITY. >> AND FOR JULIE HONEYCUTT, DISPOSING OF UNUSED AND DANGEROUS PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, SERVES A HIGHER PURPOSE. SHE LOST HER DAUGHTER TO ADDICTION SEVEN YEARS AGO. >> WE KNOW THAT BY TRYING TO GET THESE OUT OF PEOPLE’S MEDICINE CABINETS, THEN WE CAN MAKE SURE PEOPLE DON’T GO THRU WHAT WE DID. WE CAN HELP THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE COMMUNITY AND HELP THOSE WHO HAVE ISSUES.

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