Raúl Torrez | Attorney General

Office of the Attorney General to host National Drug Take Back Day in Santa Fe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 20, 2021
Contact: Matt Baca — (505) 270-7148

Santa Fe, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that the Office of
the Attorney General is hosting a National Drug Take Back Day location in downtown
Santa Fe this Saturday, October 23, 2021. New Mexicans can safely dispose of
prescription drugs (no questions asked) like opioids, sleep medications, and
Benzodiazepines in order to keep them out of the hands of our youth and to prevent
dangerous addictions. All types of prescription drugs will be accepted for safe disposal
by the Office of the Attorney General from 10 AM to 2 PM on Saturday. If you cannot
make it to the Office of the Attorney General, you can find a location near you at:
https://takebackday.dea.gov
WHO: Office of the Attorney General, Special Agents and the Public
WHAT: Attorney General Prescription Drug Take Back
WHEN: 10 AM – 2 PM, Saturday, October 23, 2021
WHERE: 408 Galisteo Street, Villagra Building, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Please see the attached flyer with this information for distribution.

Raul Torrez

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