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Beaufort hosting prescription drug collection

BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WTOC) - The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration is holding a prescription drug collection on Saturday, September 25.

The event is being held to prevent the abuse of medications.

All Beaufort County residents are invited to drop off any unwanted medicines for proper disposal at the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office on Hilton Head Island at #7 Lagoon Road from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. No one will be prosecuted for participating in the event.

All medications are excepted except hypodermic needles or other shard objects, liquids or hazardous powders.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is asking that all labels are removed or marked out before dropping them off.

Additional collection sites can be found at the DEA website, www.dea.gov.

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