National drug take-back day is today

National drug-take back today is going on throughout the United States today

Published On: Apr 27 2013 10:48:18 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 27 2013 03:58:20 PM EDT

Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking Floridians to participate in National Drug Take-Back Day.

The event takes place at various locations throughout the state on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bondi said on Friday that getting rid of old or unneeded medications in the home helps prevent prescription drug abuse. Participating locations can be found by visiting .

The effort has been organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and state and local law enforcement.