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PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- After 14 hours of collecting drugs on friday, our Drug Take Back was a huge success. We already have a final tally from our Portland location, where over 1,000 people stopped by and brought back 2,235 lbs of drugs.

If you didn't make it to a NEWS CENTER location, here is a list of Drug Take back locations around Maine and New Hampshire.

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