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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 24, 2014

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin, Greenbrier Sheriff Jan Cahill To Host Prescription Drug Take-back Kickoff Friday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. –U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department will host a National Prescription Drug Take-Back kickoff event on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the Greenbrier County Courthouse located at 200 North Court Street in Lewisburg, West Virginia.

Friday’s kickoff event will promote awareness of the eighth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014.  As part of West Virginia’s participation in the prescription drug collection effort, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and other partners will collect expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs at several designated drop-off sites throughout the state on April 26, 2014 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Past take-back events have collected a total of more than 13 tons of unwanted prescription drugs in West Virginia and 1,733 tons nationwide. For a complete list of collection locations, please visit: www.dea.gov.    

PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK KICKOFF EVENT – Greenbrier County Courthouse

WHO:     United States Attorney Booth Goodwin
Sheriff Jan Cahill, Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department

WHERE:
Greenbrier County Courthouse (Lobby)
200 North Court Street
Lewisburg, WV


WHEN:    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

Updated January 7, 2015