Drop off unwanted prescription drugs at Saturday drives
STOCKTON — On Saturday, the San Joaquin County Opioid Safety Coalition, Safe Kids San Joaquin County, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and local law enforcement will offer the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.
A new addition to the free disposal event this year is the acceptance of vaping devices with the batteries removed.
Sites cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps; only pills, patches and vaping devices without batteries will be accepted at the following locations;
• San Joaquin County WIC Program: 620 N. Aurora St, Stockton: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Code 3 Wear: 304 Lincoln Center, Stockton: 10 a.m. to 2p.m.
• Lathrop Senior Center: 15707 5th St, Lathrop: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.