Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald announced Monday morning the launch of the Cuyahoga County Prescription Drug Drop Box program, the newest step in the fight against prescription drug abuse.
There are 36 boxes up around the county to drop off unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs. The drugs will be picked up monthly or as needed by the Sheriff's Office.
"In 2012, 1,500 people ended up dying from accidental prescription drug overdoses and that is a 400-percent increase in the last ten years," says FitzGerald.
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