New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 26, 2019

MEDIA CONTACT
Andrea Jacquin
505-206-9144
andrea.jacquin@state.nm.us

Albuquerque -- The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The Museum will be a drop-off location for unused medications. Take-Back Day is a safe and convenient way to dispose of prescription drugs. The event gives the public an opportunity to properly dispose of unused and expired prescription medications. The event is being held in conjunction with the museum’s exhibit, Drugs: Costs and Consequences. The National Drug Take Back Day will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. at the Museum.

Drugs: Costs & Consequences is a traveling exhibition from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Museum and the DEA Education Foundation. The exhibit is currently on display at the museum through December 8, 2019. The exhibit is included with Museum Admission. 

For a list of other drop-off locations visit takebackday

 

Media Contact: Andrea Jacquin andrea.jacquin@state.nm.us, 505-206-9144

 

About the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science: http://www.nmnaturalhistory.org.

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, under the leadership of the Board of Trustees of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science. Programs and exhibits are generously supported by the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation, through the generous support of donors.

Established in 1986, the mission of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is to preserve and interpret the distinctive natural and scientific heritage of our state through extraordinary collections, research, exhibits, and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning. The NMMNHS offers exhibitions, programs and workshops in Geoscience, including Paleontology and Mineralogy, Bioscience and Space Science. It is the Southwest’s largest repository for fossils and includes a Planetarium and a large format 3D DynaTheater.

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