Prescription drug drop off a success in Halton

Hamilton, ON, Canada / AM900 CHML

Halton Regional Police are celebrating the success of their annual Prescription Drug Drop-off Day.

Last weekend, the service says residents turned in 127 kilograms of unused or expired prescription drugs at the six advertised locations. That is a slight increase over last year’s totals.

The prescription drugs seized included Oxycodone, Tylenol 2′s and 3′s, Hydromorphone Liquid and Tablets, Codeine, Ritalin and Steroids.

Police add that the drop-off removes any opportunity of the potentially dangerous drugs being used for other than their intended purpose.

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