Drug Take-Back Program Slated for April 30 at Price Chopper in Gardner


(Gardner, Kan.) – The City of Gardner and partner Cosentino’s Price Chopper will host this year’s Drug Take-Back Program on Saturday, April 30. This national program organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) allows residents to dispose of unwanted medications anonymously and at no cost.

Citizens can dispose of their expired, unused or undesired prescriptions at Price Chopper, located at 830 E. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Restricted items include: aerosols, inhalers, injectors, needles and liquids (sealed and unsealed).

As this is a one-day-only Take-Back, citizens should contact the Drug Enforcement Administration Office of Diversion Control Registration Center at 800.882.9539 to find other authorized disposal locations in their area, or visit http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm101653.htm to learn how to properly dispose of medications.

For more information, contact the Gardner Police Department at 913.856.7312.