Drug Take-Back Collects 82 Pounds


September 20, 2023

State Senator Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) and Stephenson County Sheriff Steve Stovall are pleased to announce that 82 pounds of expired and unused medications were collected at a drug take-back event held in Lena over the weekend.

“There is a drug overdose epidemic in this country that demands our attention,” said Chesney. “For our drug take-back event, I partnered with Stephenson County Sheriff Steve Stovall and we helped the people of the 45th District safely dispose of their unused or expired medications. In all, we collected 82 pounds of drugs. That’s 82 pounds of pharm...

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