National Drug Take-Back Events


Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is every day at the Ione Police Department

To provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, the Ione Police Department is now a permanent site for a Medication Collection Box. You can now drop off unused or expired medications in the front lobby of the Ione Police Department.

The Medication Collection Box is available to the public during regular business hours, Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

The City of Ione Police Department also participates in the DEA Drug Take Back Day, held twice yearly. The next event is on October 28, 2023.

Items Not Accepted

  • Chemotherapy and radioactive substances
  • Illicit drugs
  • Mercury thermometers
  • Needles and sharps
  • Pressurized canisters

Disposing of Needles and Sharps