Area residents may soon have another resource to get rid of their old, unwanted or out-of-date medicine. The Wood River Police Department is considering setting up a drop box for residents to turn in their prescription or over-the-counter medications.
Wood River Police Chief Otis Steward says the idea is just in the talking stage right now.
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There is already a drop box at the Alton Law Enforcement Center. The Drug Enforcement Administration estimates more than 7-million Americans abuse prescription drugs.