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Nearly 400 pounds of drugs collected during Dubuque take back day

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

On Saturday, the Dubuque Drug Task Force collected 385 pounds of prescription and non-prescription medication.

It was part of a nationwide effort to help fight against prescription drug abuse.

Authorities say 43 pounds in sharps were also collected.

They will be incinerated at a later date. 

As a reminder, the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office has a prescription drop box located in the front lobby of the Dubuque Law Enforcement Center.

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