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ETUSD Trustee Anita Anderson drops off her expired medications at the MCCASA Take Back booth at Frazier Park Market. [photo by Gary Meyer]
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At times the operation became a "drive-thru" with citizens handing over their old medications through the car window. [photo by Gary Meyer]
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(l-r) Sheriff's Volunteers Mike Hall and Carol Trudeau, Kern County Sheriff's Sergeant Mark Brown, and MCCASA volunteers Tina Fessia, Marie Marot and Lisa Walter assist local residents to turn in their medications for disposal. [photo by Gary Meyer]
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Sheriff's Volunteer Mike Hall shows the bottle of pills collected by 11 a.m. at the Drug Take Back event. [photo by Gary Meyer]
FRAZIER PARK, CA (Saturday, Oct. 26 at 12:30 p.m.)—The Mountain Communities Coalition Against Substance Abuse (MCCASA) was in action today at Frazier Park Market, collecting unwanted or expired medications from anyone who wished to dispose of them safely. By 11 a.m. thousands of pills, liquids and syringes had been collected to be disposed of by Kern County Sheriff’s Department personnel. The event continues today until 2 p.m.
This is part of the October 25, 2013 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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