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Drop them off, no questions asked. That was the message behind the National Take Back Initiative when people could bring unused, unwanted prescription nationwide on Saturday.
Several locations were set up in the Capital Region, including in Saratoga Springs.
Local law enforcement agencies teamed up with the DEA across the country to make sure the drugs are disposed of properly and don’t get into the wrong hands.
Lt. Gregory Veitch of the Saratoga Springs Police Department says they have noticed an increase in prescription drug abuse among young people in that area. This is a chance to get the drugs out of a medicine cabinet where they can be taken from.