This Red Ribbon Week, Help Teens Quit Vaping

DEA to accept electronic vaping devices and cartridges as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day!

“For the first time, DEA will now accept vaping devices and cartridges at any of its drop off locations during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. It is important to note that DEA cannot accept devices containing lithium ion batteries. If batteries cannot be removed prior to drop-off, DEA encourages individuals to consult with stores that recycle lithium ion batteries.”

Encourage teens who would like to quit vaping to drop-off their vaping devices or cartridges this Saturday, October 26th, from 10 AM - 2 PM at the Schaumburg, Palatine, or Elk Grove Police Departments - no questions asked.

See the full DEA Press Release

Parents, here are some tips on how to help your teen quit vaping:

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