Stopping prescription drug abuse in Tri-Cities

TRI-CITIES - Thousands of people dropped off old prescription drugs across the nation. Including dozens right here in the Tri-Cities.

The event is organized to prevent abuse to medications. Meds like hydrocodone, xanax, benzodiazepine can be dangerous. Stricter laws have helped the battle. Doctors can now track patients' prescription history. If you missed your chance today, don't sweat. The take-back will return in the spring.