Expired, unwanted, unused prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines often fill people’s cupboards and medicine cabinets.
“Drug abuse is most often linked to property crime as a means to acquire money required to sustain a drug habit…”
(Source: Statistics Canada)
In response to these challenges, the Cornwall Community Police in partnership with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit has provided steel drop off boxes at three locations throughout the City of Cornwall. Collection boxes are clearly marked for this purpose and feature the Medi Drop, Cornwall Community Police Service and Eastern Ontario Health Unit logos.
Residents can also dispose of unwanted medication by returning it to their pharmacy.
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