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Posted: Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 8:20 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

A free Dispose-A-Med event is being conducted this Saturday, Nov. 20, at Target, First and Oracle in Oro Valley.

The collection, free and open to the public, runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Residents can bring in their unwanted and expired prescriptions for disposal. Organizers also provide information and education for the public to learn about prescription drug safety and proper disposal of narcotics and other harmful drugs, a release said.

Dispose-A-Med is put on by the Oro Valley Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, SOBER Project, Meth Free Alliance, Oro Valley Optimist Club, Golder Ranch Fire District and Pima County Wastewater.

The next Dispose-A-Med is Dec. 18.

For more information, call Sgt. Amy Sloane at 229-5080 or Officer Shawn Benjamin at 696-5577.

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