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Cleaning out your medicine cabinet? The Sheriff's Department has a drop off location for unused meds

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Posted at 9:45 PM, Aug 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-23 00:50:59-04

The Pima County Sheriff's Department has added a permanent drop box for unused prescriptions and over the counter medications.

The box will be installed at the Tucson Mountain District Office at 6261 N. Sandario Road. 

It will be accessible from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. 

The following items will be accepted:

  • Pills
  • Capsules
  • Caplets
  • Gel Caps
  • Medicated Patches
  • Powders

The following items will NOT be accepted:

  • Metal or glass inhalation aerosol bottles
  • Syringes
  • Epi-pens
  • Creams
  • Liquids
  • Diabetic test strips