Roseman University Pharmacy Students to Assist with Operation Medicine Cabinet

September 19, 2012

Continuing its mission to help curb prescription and over-the-counter misuse and abuse in Southern Nevada, members of the College of Pharmacy’s Drug Abuse Awareness Team will join the Drug Enforcement Administration and local law enforcement for Operation Medicine Cabinet in conjunction with the DEA’s fifth National Drug Take Back Day.

Unused and expired drugs may be dropped off anonymously and with no-questions-asked for safe disposal during the one-day, drive-through event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the following locations:

LVMPD Northwest Area Command – 9850 W Cheyenne Ave.

LVMPD Enterprise Area Command – 6795 W Windmill Lane
Henderson Police Department – Galleria Mall, 1300 W Sunset Rd. #1129
North Las Vegas PD Washburn Station – 3755 W Washburn Road

Nellis AFB BX – 5930 Rickenbacker Rd.
Boulder City – 401 California Ave.
Pauite Tribal Police – 6 Pauite Drive

Since it was created by Roseman University, LVMPD and community partners and launched in February 2010, Operation Medicine Cabinet has collected more than 10 million oral doses of medications in Southern Nevada, helping keep them out of the wrong hands.

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