West Virginia Attorney General, DMAPS to host prescription drug takeback events on Friday, Saturday at the State Capitol


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 Administration (DEA).


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.

Contact Information

Butch Antolini, Butch.Antolini@wv.gov


Office of the Governor
State Capitol, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, WV 25305

Office Phone:
304.558.2000 or 1.888.438.2731

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