Record-breaking day for Abilene's Medication Cleanout

ABILENE, Texas -

Abilene's Medication Cleanout reported a record-breaking number of participants Saturday.

Approximately 160 people brought their unused and expired prescription medications to the Texas Tech 's

According to health experts, safe disposal of these medications can prevent accidental poisonings and also prevent prescription medications from landing in the hands of children or drug abusers. 

The event ran from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. 

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