The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) implemented new regulations allowing the general public to transfer unused or unwanted pharmaceutical controlled substances to authorized collectors for disposal. Further details and the rules can be found on the DEA website.
Locally, residents are advised they may utilize the Medication Take-Back Program Fox Metro Water Reclamation District offers. This program allows residents of the service area to bring their old, unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications in to be properly disposed of ---FREE! This program CANNOT accept any controlled substances.
Walgreens, located at 1799 Douglas Rd in Montgomery, also serves as a medication disposal location. Please visit Walgreens' website for more information concerning the select Walgreens locations participating in the safe medication disposal kiosks.