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Cape Cod Broadcasting Helps Dispose Of Drugs

Topic: Health Awareness Campaigns
Posted on 5/10/2013

Cape Cod Broadcasting educated listeners on the environmental ramifications of medicine disposal and teen prescription abuse. Stations promoted the DEA’s Drug Take Back on April 27, during which people could dispose of expired and unused medications. Last September, the free, anonymous service netted 244 tons of drugs at 5,200 sites nationwide. "Our goal is to increase awareness here on the Cape, reduce youth substance abuse, and protect our environment," said Cape Cod Broadcasting’s Kim Lucas.

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