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‘Operation Medicine Drop’ gets underway Saturday

Posted By Andrew Kiel On March 15, 2013 @ 6:40 PM In State & Local News | Comments Disabled

This weekend, volunteers will man a number of extra drop-off locations for unused or expired prescription medications.

York County’s All on Board coalition is accepting the medications — that will be destroyed — at no cost.

16th Circuit Solicitor Kevin Brackett tells WRHI that kids get their hands on potent medications all too easy.

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165,063 dosages of prescribed and over the counter medications were turned over to York County law enforcement during the last Operation Medicine Drop.

Between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, you can drop off medication to the following locations.

  • Bi-Lo, 2186 Cherry Road, Rock Hill
  • Bi-Lo, 1329 W. Highway 160, Fort Mill
  • Bi-Lo, 717 E. Liberty Street, York
  • Bi-Lo, 158 Highway 274, Lake Wylie
  • Piggly Wiggly, 136 S. Main Street, Clover

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