Kroger plans prescription drug take-back events

If you’ve got unused prescriptions, Kroger stores will double as collection sites April 28 to safely dispose of extra painkillers.

The event will be held on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which aims to help people dispose of unused prescription drugs to reduce the potential for medication abuse.

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Kroger said in a statement that it is also partnering with EVERFI and Generation Rx to support drug prevention programs for high school students in some of its market areas.

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