Cortland County drug take back event brings in over 1,000 pounds of unwanted medications

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CORTLAND COUNTY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — This past weekend, Cortland County held a drug take back event. This is where medications are dropped off so they can be disposed of properly. A total of 1,139 pounds of medication was collected and safely destroyed.

Four locations throughout the county collected a total of 525 pounds of medication.

Local police departments offered kiosks, where 614 pounds of medication was dropped off.

The event was sponsored by Cortland Area Communities That Care.

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