National Drug Take Back Event: October 26, 2013.

The DEA website has announced the next National Take-Back Initiative event, October 26, 2013, to collect unwanted household pharmaceuticals. (

Law enforcement agencies can now call their state/regional DEC “Point of Contact” (POC) agent to register their sites.

POC names and numbers can be found at: (

You can find information about organizing collection events at: and among others.

Note: With the DEA event, only a phone call is needed to set-up a collection site. References to getting state permits would only apply to independent collection events.