Magnolia PD Introduces Prescription Medication Disposal Method

By: Magnolia Police Department
| Published 08/29/2020

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MAGNOLIA, TX -- Magnolia PD is partnering with Sharps Compliance, Inc. to combat the growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse by providing solutions to safely dispose of opioid painkillers and other unused medications.

MedSafe drug collection and disposal receptacle is now located in the Magnolia PD front lobby, for the safe and anonymous disposal of unused or expired medicines and controlled substances.

Most Americans recognize that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem and one that flourishes in all communities. We are happy to be able to give back to our community by providing a safe solution to getting unused medications out of their homes and harm’s way.

Citizens can simply bring in their unused pills to our lobby and drop them into a Sharps Compliance MedSafe, which is a specially designed receptacle for the safe, cost-effective, and convenient way to dispose of potentially dangerous drugs.

The MedSafe does NOT allow
Any illegal drugs - heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, etc.;
Sharp containers, needles, syringes, batteries, aerosol spray cans, trash, medical devices, chemicals or other hazardous materials.

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