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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin, Kanawha Co. Sheriff's Dept. To Host Prescription Drug Take-back Kickoff Wednesday

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

CHARLESTON, W.Va. –U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department will host a National Prescription Drug Take-Back kickoff event on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department detachment located at 6809 Ohio Avenue in St. Albans, West Virginia.

Wednesday’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 - Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department, St. Albans Detachment

WHO:    
United States Attorney Booth Goodwin
Chief Deputy Mike Rutherford, Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department

WHERE:
Kanawha Sheriff’s Department Detachment
6809 Ohio Avenue
St. Albans, WV

WHEN:
   Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Updated January 7, 2015