Apr 28

'Drug Take Back Day' nets almost 700 pounds of meds in Nashville area

The busiest collection center was Walgreens Pharmacy, at 1509 Murfreesboro Road in Franklin, where 309 pounds of prescriptions were delivered. The weight includes containers holding the pills. 

    'Drug Take Back Day' nets almost 700 pounds of meds in Nashville area
    CLOSE Some arrived with tote bags full of opioids, sleeping pills, anti-depressants and other potentially dangerous medications. All together, authorities collected nearly 700 pounds of painkillers and other medications across the greater Nashville area during Saturday's "Count it! Lock it! Drop it!" collection event on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.


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