While state legislators debate the merits of a drug takeback program funded by the drug industry, Thurston County residents have several temporary drop-off sites for unused drugs at their disposal. They include:
Lacey Police Department, 420 College St. S.E., 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
Rainier City Hall, 102 Rochester St. W., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., MondayFriday.
Tenino Police Department, 358 McClellan St. S., 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Tumwater Police Department, 555 Israel Road, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Thurston County Sheriff’s Office, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. S.W., Building 3, Olympia, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
Yelm Police Department, 206 Mckenzie Ave. S.E., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., MondayFriday, except holidays.
Group Health, 700 Lilly Road N.E., Olympia, 9:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Note: controlled substances are not accepted at Group Health.