In response to post #5, the DEA does, in fact, run frequent "amnesty" programs for prescription drugs. In cooperation with local police who are, of course, entirely beholden to the federal DHS teat they're attached to.
"A republic, madam, if you can keep it."
"...A humble and contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise." Ps. li
"When law and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense or losing his respect for the law." —Frederic Bastiat