Created: 04/11/2014 2:32 AM WHEC.com
Spring cleaning your medicine cabinet is the goal of an upcoming event. On Friday News10NBC will learn more details about Safe Takeback Day. We're told people in the Finger Lakes area will be encouraged to safely dispose of unneeded or expired prescription drugs.
Prescription drug abuse is a fast-growning problem in the United States. Officials say more than half of people who abuse the drugs say they got them from a friend or family member.
The Safe Takeback Day announcement is at 11 a.m. Friday. The actual event will be on Saturday, April 26.