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Do You Know How to Dispose of Medication?


Properly disposing of expired medication is important for the health and safety of yourself and your loved ones (even your pets!). This video from BCTV explains several ways to get rid of expired medicine without putting your health and the health of others at risk. The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office has permanent medication drop boxes located at the Judicial Complex (60 Court Plaza in downtown Asheville). For more information about the drop boxes, call the Sheriff's Office at 828.250.6670. Talk to your pharmacist if you have any questions about how to properly dispose of expired medication.