East County News Service
May 10, 2017 (San Diego) -- he final tally is in from the 13th National Prescription Take-Back Day this past Saturday, April 29, 2017. DEA and its partners took back prescription drugs at 40 locations in San Diego County and four locations in Imperial County. Over the course of four hours, 10,914 pounds or almost 5.5 tons of drugs were turned into the locations in both counties. San Diego Citizens turned in 10,443 pounds and Imperial County citizens turned in 471 pounds of prescription drugs.