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Residents in San Diego and Imperial Counties Turn in Large Amounts of Unwanted Medications on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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DEA brings in nearly a million pounds of prescription medications nationwide San Diego CA— DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day brought in nearly a million pounds of ...

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DEA Warns of Scammers Impersonating DEA Employees

Washington DC— The Drug Enforcement Administration urges its DEA-registered practitioners and members of the public to be cautious of telephone calls by scammers posing as DEA employees attempting ...

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DEA Warns of Increasing Extortion Scam Calls

San Diego CA— The Drug Enforcement Administration San Diego Field Division urges practitioners and members of the public to be cautious of telephone calls from criminals posing as ...

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Thousands of Pounds of Unwanted Medications and Vaping Products Collected During the 18th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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San Diego CA—Americans nationwide have once again shown their strong support for DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day by dropping off nearly 883,000 pounds of medications during ...

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DEA Issues Warning over Counterfeit Prescription Pills from Mexico

Washington DC— The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans. Mexican drug cartels are manufacturing mass quantities of counterfeit prescription pills containing ...

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DEA to Accept Electronic Vaping Devices and Cartridges as Part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day- October 26

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Washington DC— With robust public participation over the course of 17 prior events, the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Initiative continues to remove ever-higher amounts of opioids ...

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2019

Honor our past. Creating hope for the future DEA participates in the San Diego County Victim Assistance Coordinating Council (VACC) Candlelight Tribute for Crime Survivors San Diego CA— ...

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DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day Numbers

San Diego County CA— The final tally is in from the 14th National Prescription Take-Back Day that was held on Saturday, October 28, 2017.  DEA and its partners ...

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DEA and Local Law Enforcement Partner to Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs-October 28

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San Diego County CA— This Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and its local law enforcement, community and ...

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DEA Releases 2017 Drugs of Abuse Resource Guide

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Guidance issued as a tool for law enforcement, practitioners, and the public Washington DC— The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has released the 2017 edition of Drugs of Abuse, ...

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DEA Brings in Record Amount of Unused Prescription Drugs on National Prescription Take Back Day

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San Diego County CA— The final tally is in from the 13th National Prescription Take-Back Day this past Saturday, April 29, 2017.  DEA and its partners took back ...

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DEA 2016 Drug Threat Assessment: Fentanyl-related Overdose Deaths Rising at an Alarming Rate

Powerful synthetic opioid often added to heroin, sold as heroin to unsuspecting users Washington DC— DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg today announced results from the 2016 National Drug ...

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More Than 7,500 lbs Collected in County During Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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San Diego County CA—  The final tally is in from the 12th National Prescription Take-Back Day this past Saturday, October 22, 2016.  DEA and its partners took back ...

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DEA and Partners Hold Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday Oct. 22

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San Diego County CA— The DEA reprises this weekend one of its most popular community programs: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. On Saturday October 22 between 10 ...

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DEA Issues Carfentanil Warning to Police and Public

Dangerous opioid 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl Washington DC— The DEA has issued a public warning to the public and ...

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