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Hall takes prescription meds back this Saturday
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Hall County will have three locations for the fifth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday. The Hall County Sheriff’s Office, Gainesville Police Department, and Braselton Police Department are providing take-back sites from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sites are: Gainesville Police Department, 701 Queen City Parkway in Gainesville Sterling on the Lake community center, 7004 Lake Sterling Blvd., Flowery Branch — sponsored by The Hall County Sheriff’s Office Braselton Police Department, 5040 Ga. 53, Braselton “Prescription drugs are considered a gateway drug to other serious and dangerous street drugs; this program enables us to get individuals’ unwanted, unused and expired medicine out of our homes and to law enforcement agencies for proper disposal. It’s crucial that unused, unwanted and expired drugs lurking in people’s medicine cabinets do not end up in the wrong hands,” Gainesville Police Chief Brian P. Kelly said.