Nearly 200 drug take-back events across the state collected over 58-thousand pounds of unused medication.
The state held a drug take-back day last Saturday with around 300 police agencies participating. Officials warn against flushing or pouring pharmaceuticals down the drain as trace amounts remain in rivers and lakes.
Chippewa County added nearly a thousand pounds of medication to Wisconsin’s unused medication take-back. Attorney General Josh Kaul stopped by Chippewa County yesterday to talk up the take-back programs success. Across the state, people turned in over 58-thousand pounds of medicine. Chippewa County’s total hit 870 pounds.