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"Take-Back Day" in Yakima

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Yakima, WASH.--As part of the "National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day" initiative, people could drop off their unwanted or unused prescription drugs in Yakima Saturday.

Nationally, over 750 tons of prescription drugs have been turned in through the Take-Back Day program.

The DEA said the program helps reduce the risk of people abusing prescription drugs, and it disposes of them in a safe, environmentally-friendly way.

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