2/19/2014 5:09 AM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Attorney
General Patrick Morrisey wants to make prescription drug disposal boxes widely
accessible to all West Virginians.
He's teaming up with law enforcement
agencies to multiply the number of locations for the boxes, which provide a
secure disposal method for unwanted prescription drugs. The idea behind the
disposal boxes is to keep those medicines out of the hands of people who might
The prescription drug boxes are in
place in several county sheriffs' departments and courthouses. They are
supervised and regularly emptied by law enforcement.
Morrisey says he plans to reach out to
law enforcement agencies in every West Virginia county encouraging them to
establish the drug-disposal boxes.
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