10-foot pill bottle unveiled at Public Square to raise opioid awareness

Know your Rx rolls out giant pill bottle

CLEVELAND - A 10-foot prescription pill bottle was unveiled at Public Square on Tuesday in effort to open the public's eyes to the ongoing opioid epidemic.

Know the Risks, a citywide community campaign, will unveil the bottle in which a person will climb inside. Labels on the bottle's exterior will tell the stories of how each person "became trapped" by their addiction.

Cuyahoga County is on pace for 850 deadly overdoses this year. There were 600 in 2016.

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