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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 16, 2016

*******MEDIA ADVISORY*******

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES

FRIDAY, SEPT.16, 2016  

 

As part of National Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week, U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance will join Walgreens officials to demonstrate the ease and importance of safely disposing of unused prescription drugs at a permanent take-back receptacle in the Walgreens Pharmacy in Bessemer.

In late July, Alabama became one of 21 states where Walgreens has implemented its Safe Medication Disposal Program.

WHAT:   Press conference

 WHEN:  Monday, Sept. 19

10:30 A.M.

 

Updated September 16, 2016