A series of drug take back events are scheduled in northeast Missouri this month.

Northeast Missouri Narcotics Task Force agents will staff drop off locations on Tuesday October 18 at the Hannibal Clinic from 9 a-m until 1 p-m and at Hannibal Regional Hospital from 1 p-m until 5 p-m.

Task Force agents will also staff a drop off point on Thursday October 20th at the Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center from 10 a-m until noon.

A drug take back is also set for the Palmyra County Market from 10 a-m until 2 p-m on Saturday October 23.

The drug take backs offer a chance to safely dispose of medications that are no longer being used. The take backs also help remove prescription pills from the streets. Medications accepted include prescription and over the counter in liquid… pill or patch form.