Deptford Township, will be hosting an Operation Medicine Cabinet New Jersey local collection site as part of the first statewide medicine disposal day in the nation. The event will take place at Deptford Police Department, 1011 Cooper Street, Deptford, NJ 08096 between the hours of 10AM and 2PM on Saturday, November 14, 2009. This initiative, open to all residents, was organized to encourage local community residents to properly dispose of their unused, unwanted and expired medicine.
This statewide effort, with over 250 participating New Jersey police departments, is being spearheaded by the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division (DEA), the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, and the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ). Deptford Township residents seeking information on the abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as local collection location information should visit www.operationmedicinecabinetnj.com.