Annual Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day - May 14th between 10 and 3pm

News 100 redBy Staff

May 4, 2016


Keep you and your loved ones safe and dispose of old prescription medication.

HRPS crestThe Halton Regional Police Service would like to remind everyone that the annual Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016, between 10 am and 3 pm.

Members of the public are encourage to drop-off their old and unused prescription medication safely and confidentially at one of several locations throughout the Region of Halton.

HRPS Headquarters: 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Acton: HRPS 10 Division, 315 Queen Street Halton Hills:
Halton Hills Town Hall, 1 Halton Hills Drive Milton:
Milton Sports Centre (rear lot), 605 Santa Maria Drive Oakville:
Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Road Burlington:
City of Burlington Operations Centre, 3330 Harvester Road

The Halton Regional Police Service also has Prescription Drug Drop-Off Box located at every police station in the Region of Halton providing the public an opportunity to safely disposed medication prior to them falling in the wrong hands.

Thanks to the drop-off boxes, the Halton Regional Police Service has collected an incredible amount of prescription drugs.  The following is a list of the most common prescription drugs collected between June 2015 to April 2016: –

2500 Oxycodone pills –
750 Morphine pills – 40 ml Morphine –
2350 Lorazempam pills –
260 Hydromorphone pills –
15 ml Hydromorphone –
390 Codeine pills –
140 ml Codeine –
115 Fentanyl used patches* *Used Fentanyl patches are strongly sought after in the illicit drug market.

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