Disposal bins produce thousands of drugs in north west

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The RAPID intrigue launched in 2010 and was stretched to a north west in September

More than 6,000 medication and bootleg drugs have been dumped in a initial 6 weeks of a ordering intrigue in a north west.

The Public Health Agency (PHA) pronounced a infancy of drugs likely of have been medication medications.

Cannabis with an estimated travel value of £4,000 has also been dumped in one of a Remove All Prescription and Illegal Drugs beginning (RAPID) bins.

The bins concede people to dispose of drugs anonymously.

Eight freedom bins were commissioned in Londonderry and Strabane in mid-September.

“The Public Health Agency is gratified that a RAPID bins in a north west are providing a protected and watchful process of ordering for bootleg and medication drugs in a community”, a PHA’s Denise McCallion said.

‘Tragedy to individuals, families and communities’

“Drug misuse, involving both bootleg and medication drugs, is sadly a common emanate and causes pang and tragedy to individuals, families and communities,” she added.

The RAPID intrigue launched in Belfast in 2010 and there are some-more than 30 bins located opposite Northern Ireland.

More than 150,000 tablets have been likely of given a intrigue began.

Ms McCallion pronounced a bins are placed in “a watchful place so tablets can still be likely of anonymously” within communities.

The PHA pronounced Diazepam, Pregabalin, Tramadol, Co-codamol and Codeine are among a many common drugs to have been dumped in RAPID bins.

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