Smithfield Police offering medicine secure drop boxes at HQ

By News Staff 


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SMITHFIELD, R.I (WLNE) – Smithfield police now has a Medication Disposal Box available 24/7 located at the police department. 

Police say “don’t let our medicine cabinet be an unintended source of drugs, dispose of unwanted, unused, or expired medications safely!” 

Accepted medications: Prescription Patches, prescription medication, prescription ointments, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, medication samples and pet medications. 

Items not accepted: Liquids, thermometers, hydrogen peroxide, inhalers, aerosol cans, lotions, and “sharps” i.e needles, lancets, syringes and IV’s 

The drop box can be located at 215 Pleasant View Ave, Smithfield. They are also accepted at all 24-hour CVS Pharmacies. 

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