Sandy Springs police held their third annual drug take-back day at police headquarters Saturday.
The event collected 105 pounds of prescription drugs.
Americans participating in DEA's four previous Take-Back Days turned in nearly 1.6 million pounds of prescription drugs, most recently at almost 5,700 sites operated by nearly 4,300 of the DEA's local law enforcement partners.
"DEA will continue holding these national Take-Back Day events as long as they are needed to prevent diversion, addiction and overdose deaths," said DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart.
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