The Office of the West Virginia Attorney General and the
Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety will host a prescription drug
takeback site for state employees at the Capitol on Friday, October 27, 2017.
Employees can drop off their prescription drugs to the Division of Protective
Services Office (Capitol Police) located in Building 1, Room 152-A, from 8:00
a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to be collected and turned in to the U.S. Drug Enforcement
This event is in addition to the collection site that will
be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017, for the DEA’s
14th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. That collection site will be located near the East Rotunda on
the California Avenue side of the Capitol from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The public is invited to prevent prescription drug abuse and
theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and
unwanted prescription drugs. As a reminder, liquid medications, needles, or
sharps are not accepted at this event.