"This nation has been hit hard by the epidemic of addiction and substance abuse, and in NY we are taking every possible step to combat this crisis", Governor Cuomo said in a statement.
"It's the same reason we call these leftover drugs the most unsafe leftovers", Levine told Vermont Edition.
The DEA drug take back takes place twice annually, designating safe and anonymous drop-off locations for unused medications.
Last fall's Take-Back day collected a record-setting 912,305 pounds of prescription drugs at more than 5,231 collection sites.
If you plan to take back your leftover prescription drugs to KSP tomorrow, here are some suggestions from officials.
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In addition to disposal of unwanted prescriptions, Take Back Day also raises awareness of how we can all prevent drug abuse and water pollution by disposing of old drugs safely.
On Saturday, you can dispose your unused prescriptions at several collection sites in Spokane.
Lawrence Drug- 1454 E. Republic Rd.
NJ Connect for Recovery (NJCR), a service of the Mental Health Association in NJ (MHANJ), was established as a free, confidential call line focused on helping individuals and families coping with substance use disorders achieve recovery.
"Antibiotics and stuff my mom no longer takes", McDow said.
The last nationwide collection in October yielded almost 456 tons (414 metric tons) of prescription drugs.