Trash unwanted prescriptions at National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – If you have unused prescription medication in the medicine cabinet you can get rid of it easily on Saturday.

It’s National Prescription Drug Takeback Day nationwide and there are several places in our area where you can drop off your prescription drugs.

The drop off times are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

In Nashville, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Nashville will be accepting the prescriptions.

For more locations in our area visit the Department of Justice website.

More than 6.4 million pounds of medication have been collected at past Take-Back Days.