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DEA accepting vape products at Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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.

Posted: Oct 23, 2019 10:58 AM
Updated: Oct 23, 2019 11:01 AM

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:

Herkimer County

Kinney Drugs in Ilion, 40 First St.

Herkimer County Sheriff’s Office, 320 N. Main St.

Herkimer Police Department, 120 Green St.

Madison County

Walmart in Oneida, 2024 Genesee St.

Kinney Drugs in Cazenovia, 41 Albany St.

Kinney Drugs in Chittenango, 540 Genesee St.

Oneida County

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

Otsego County Sheriff’s Office, 172 County Highway 33 W

Oneonta Police Department, 79 Main St.

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