The Drug Enforcement Administration will now accept vaping products during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, this year.
The program gives people an opportunity to safely dispose of unused or expired prescriptions at designated collection sites.
The DEA will now accept e-cigarettes and vape cartridges, but lithium ion batteries must be removed from devices before they are taken to the sites.
Local collection sites include:
Kinney Drugs in Ilion, 40 First St.
Herkimer County Sheriff’s Office, 320 N. Main St.
Herkimer Police Department, 120 Green St.
Walmart in Oneida, 2024 Genesee St.
Kinney Drugs in Cazenovia, 41 Albany St.
Kinney Drugs in Chittenango, 540 Genesee St.
Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, 6065 Judd Rd.
New Hartford Police Department, 8635 Clinton St.
Utica Police Department, 413 Oriskany St. W
Kinney Drugs, 261 Boonville Rd.
Otsego County Sheriff’s Office, 172 County Highway 33 W
Oneonta Police Department, 79 Main St.