BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
For the first time, the DEA will accept vaping devices and cartridges at any drop-off location.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 800 New Cases & 5 Deaths Reported Sunday
Anyone can anonymously get rid of opioids and other medications at your home.READ MORE: First African American To Lead The Maryland National Guard Was Honored After 38-Years Of Service
The addition of vapes to Drug Take Back Day comes after a recent spike of concerns over severe lung illnesses and deaths.MORE NEWS: A Dad Who Traveled 1,200 Miles For Covid-19 Care Is Finally Going Home. Here's What He Wants You To Know
There are now 38 reported cases of illnesses linked to vaping here in Maryland.