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2014-03-25 23:26:29

Supporting drug free graduations allows Narconon Louisiana to give back to the community in a meaningful way by providing drug education DVD's and a donation for this year's event. Denham Spring, LA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Project Graduation is a nationwide event sponsored by local communities and is designed to provide a safe, alcohol and drug free environment with activities for the upcoming graduation class. The project was brought about in response to growing concerns that...

2010-03-02 13:08:00

Despite flat OTC abuse rates, other types of abuse are increasing WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New survey data released today by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America and MetLife Foundation point to the need for continued efforts to combat substance abuse among teens. While there was no significant increase in the abuse of over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicines containing dextromethorphan, the 21st annual Partnership/MetLife Foundation Attitude Tracking Survey (PATS)...

2009-12-14 12:04:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a statement by Linda A. Suydam, D.P.A., president of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), regarding today's release of the National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA's) Monitoring the Future survey: "Findings released today on this year's Monitoring the Future survey speak to the need for continued efforts to educate and empower parents with the information they need to talk to their teens about medicine abuse. The...

2009-09-22 08:18:00

FRENCHTOWN, N.J., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Revelation Generation (www.revgen.org), held annually at Revelation Farms in Hunterdon County, took another step in securing its place as one of the most highly anticipated music festivals in the mid-Atlantic region. Celebrating its fifth anniversary this past Labor Day weekend, the festival welcomed approximately 30,000 fans over the course of two days - topping last year's mark of 23,000. This year's RevGen featured a number of high profile,...

2009-05-04 13:28:00

WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) applauds the latest nationwide survey results showing that more parents than ever are addressing over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine abuse with their teens. The Partnership/Metlife Parents Attitude Tracking Study (PATS) indicates that 65 percent of parents are talking to their teen about the dangers of using OTC cough and cold medicine to get high, up from 55 percent in 2007. PATS-Parents 2008...

2009-02-26 11:08:00

Makers of OTC cough medicines committed to continuing multi-pronged effort to raise awareness WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New survey data released today by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America offers some promising news regarding teens and the abuse of over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicines. According to the 20th annual Partnership Attitude Tracking Survey (PATS), a national study of teen behavior and attitudes about drugs and alcohol, an increased number of teens view...

2008-12-11 12:40:00

Industry to continue its multi-pronged effort to raise awareness of dangers WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a statement by Linda A. Suydam, D.P.A., president of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), regarding today's release of the National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA's) Monitoring the Future survey. For the third year in its 33-year history, the annual survey of the teen substance abuse landscape reported on the non-medical use of...

2008-08-20 09:00:25

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Andrea Brands of AT&T Inc., mobile, +1-312-307-9027, andrea.brands@att.com DALLAS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) today announced it is returning to the classroom through online safety education developed by the Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe) and presented by Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) officers. As the nation's largest broadband and wireless provider, AT&T has a longstanding commitment to protect...

2008-08-14 12:00:54

Parental use of a home drug test can help curb the rise in teen drug abuse highlighted in the annual National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse released today by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University. According to the CASA survey, problem parents are enabling their kids to use and abuse drugs by not monitoring their social activities, prescription drugs and addressing the problem of drugs in school. As parents prepare to send...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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