DEA and SCAN raise awareness on prescription pills

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email
They oversee the collection of potentially dangerous expired, unused, or unwanted prescriptions.

Is it really a good idea to pop the pills in your cabinets?

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The Drug Enforcement Administration and SCAN host a campaign every six months to prevent over-the-counter drug abuse.

They oversee the collection of potentially dangerous expired, unused, or unwanted prescriptions. People dropped off medications at the Laredo Fire Department on Del Mar Blvd, and at Ryan Elementary School.

Tonight on KGNS News at Six, reporter Christian von Preysing tells us why you don't want these pills in your home, and how to properly dispose of them.


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