Partnership Carson City prescription drug roundup collects 194 pounds

Nick Fischer, 14, a One Up student volunteers from Partnership Carson City, dumps out bottles of pills at Smith’s during the Partnership Carson City prescription drug and needle roundup. Partnership Carson City’s Prescription Drug Round Up on Saturday collected 194 pounds of medications, and 73 pounds of needles. This event is made possible by the support of the Drug Enforcement Agency, Carson City Sheriff’s Office, both Save Marts and Smiths stores, and the Carson City Elks Lodge #2177. The next Round Up will be in October, 2016. For information on safe home disposal of medications, call Partnership Carson City at 775-841-4730.


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