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TALLAHASSEE (CBS4) – It’s time to clean out those medicine cabinets of prescription drugs that you no longer use or are expired. Saturday is Florida’s Second Annual Statewide Drug Take-Back Event where you can give your old and unused prescription drugs to authorities for disposal.

Drug and grocery stores as well as law enforcement offices across the state are among locations where pharmaceuticals can be turned in from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Saturday.

There will be participating sites in 25 of the state’s 67 counties.

Here are the locations in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties:

BROWARD

Davie Police Department
1230 South Nob Hill Road
Davie, FL 33324

Walgreens
2104 W. Oakland Park Blvd.
Oakland Park, Fl 33311

Wilton Manors Police Department
2020 Wilton Dr
Wilton Manors, Fl 33305

MIAMI-DADE

Medley Police Department
7331 NW 74 Street
Medley, FL 33166

Miami Dade Police Department
Intracostal District
15665 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33160

Miami Dade Police Department
Kendall District
7707 SW 117 Avenue
Miami, FL 33183

Miami Dade Police Department
Cutler Ridge District / South District
10800 SW 211 Street
Miami, FL 33189

Attorney General Pam Bondi said the number of sites have doubled since last year due to high participation.

The event is being held in conjunction with the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators, National Family Partnership, Walgreens and the CARES Alliance, which stands for Collaborating and Acting Responsibly to Ensure Safety.

Local and state law enforcement agencies also are participating.

Click here for a list of all the locations throughout the state of Florida.

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