BERN TWP., Pa. -

Unwanted or expired medications can now be disposed of year-round in Berks County.

The Pharmaceutical Drop Box program launched Thursday at the Ag Center in Bern Township.

People can drop off unwanted and expired medicine in secure boxes that will be put in place Friday.

The boxes will be at 12 different police stations and the district attorney's facility on County Welfare Road in Bern Township.