Diversion Control Division, US Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration

News Releases

Drug Enforcement Administration collects record number of unused pills as part of its 14th Prescription Drug Take Back Day (November 07, 2017)

DEA Brings in Record Amount of Unused Prescription Drugs on National Prescription Take Back Day (May 08, 2017)

DEA Collects Record-Setting Amount of Meds at Latest National Rx Take-Back Day (May 06, 2016)

DEA's Prescription Drug Take-Back Effort—A Big Success (October 01, 2015)

DEA Announces 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back (July 28, 2015)

DEA and Partners Collect 309 Tons of Pills on Ninth Prescription Drug Take-Back Day (November 05, 2014)

DEA's Ninth and Final Prescription Drug Take Back Day Being Held Saturday September 27 (September 23, 2014)

DEA'S National Prescription Drug Take-Back Days Meet a Growing Need for Americans (May 8, 2014)

Americans Turn Out in Droves for DEA's Seventh National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day (November 6, 2013)

Public Response to DEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Days Keeps Growing (May 2, 2013)

DEA Hopes to Remove a Third of a Million Pounds of Expired Prescription Drugs from Circulation on Its Sixth Take-Back Day April 27 (April 25, 2013)

DEA’s Fifth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Results in Another Big Haul (PDF) (October 4, 2012)

Fourth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event Collects Record 276 Tons (May 3, 2012)

DEA’s Third National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event Collects 188.5 Tons (November 3, 2011)

Another Huge Turnout At DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event (May 06, 2011)

American Public Overwhelmingly Responds to DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back Effort (October 5, 2010)

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