Drop boxes collect unwanted medication

Medford police has a drop box for residents to dispose of old and unused medications in the lobby of City Hall, 411 W. Eighth St., Medford.

Additional drop boxes are available at Ashland, Phoenix and Central Point police stations.

Prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, samples, pet medications, ointments, lotions, and liquid medications in glass or leakproof containers will be accepted. Needles, thermometers, infectious waste, medication from businesses or clinics, hydrogen peroxide, aerosol cans and inhalers will not.

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