More than 1,600 lbs of drugs turned in during 2013

(WTVM) - Thousands of pounds of unused prescription medicine is off the streets and in the hands of authorities.

The Muscogee County Sheriff's Office has been collecting bags of expired and unwanted prescription pills as a part of the National Drug Take Back Campaign.

Officials tell News Leader 9 more than 1,600 pounds of drugs were turned in during 2013.

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