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NEEDHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT HOSTS MEDICATION TAKE-BACK DAY

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     The Needham Public Health Department teamed-up with the Needham Police Department to host an event to collect unwanted or expired medication. The Take-Back Day was held at the police station from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.and has been occurring annually since 2009. This effort allowed the public to drop-off their unwanted medications to safely dispose of them as well as to avoid abuse or misuse of medications. The Needham Police Department reported collecting 61 pounds of medication during the event.