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Prescription drop-off day aims to reduce access

Detective William S. Marchewka helps an anonymous person during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at the Glenville Police Department on Saturday, April 27, 2013.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Detective William S. Marchewka helps an anonymous person during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at the Glenville Police Department on Saturday, April 27, 2013.
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State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recognized the sixth annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day with a stop on Saturday at the drop-off spot at the Crossgates Mall in Albany. The site was one of dozens in the Capital Region where people were encouraged to come and dispose of expired and unneeded prescription drugs. The effort is designed to curb the abuse of prescription medication. “One of the keys to stemming the growing epidemic of ...


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