National Prescription Drug Take Back event was successful


The Copper Basin Coalition would like to thank everyone that came out to the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, April 28 at Fry’s in Globe.

Together, they were able to dispose of over 200 pounds of unwanted or expired medication.

Thank you to Globe Police Department, Miami Police Department, City of Globe Council Woman Charlene Giles and Fry’s Pharmacy for their participation and assistance to make this a great event.

For further information on the National Prescription Drug Take Back Days, or how to dispose of unused or unwanted medication, please contact the Copper Basin Coalition at 928-402-8811, www.copperbasincoalition.com.

In a continued effort to keep unused and expired medication out of our water systems, landfills and out of the hands of children, the Globe and Miami Police departments offer secure drug drop boxes available to the public 24 hours a day.

The boxes are located in the lobby of the police departments. 

For more information on the drug drop box at Globe Police Department, please call 928-425-5751.

For more information on the drug drop box at Miami Police Department, please call 928-473-2466.


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