Operation Medicine Drop allows for safe disposal of prescriptions

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A national movement to help cut down on prescription drug abuse is happening this weekend.

Operation Medicine Drop allows people to safely and anonymously get rid of unused or expired medication that could prove harmful in the wrong hands.

On Saturday, you can drop off that medication to one of several locations throughout your community. Here's a complete list of drop-off locations: http://www.ncdoj.gov/News-and-Alerts/Events/Operation-Medicine-Drop-(3).aspx

In the video above, FOX8's Nicole Ferguson talks with Janet Riley-Wright, a representative with Alcohol and Drug Services, on local efforts.