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On Saturday, the Scottsdale Police Department will set up a kiosk from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside of, wait for it, Scottsdale Fashion Square and will collect your unused, unneeded and expired prescriptions -- no questions asked.
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Easy enough -- pick up a latte, drop off your latest return to Barneys, and then just across the walkway, a few friendly officers will gladly take your pills ... after you're eyed by the few people who are guaranteed to be "just lounging" on the couches nearby. How convenient.
The Scottsdale Police Department said in an official release that "more than 70 percent of people who abuse these medications say they get them from family or friends," and that "many users of street drugs like heroin start with abusing painkillers."
Now we'll have to wait and see what they want to collect when they set up outside of the nearby Starbucks.
For more information, visit the Scottsdale Police Department website.