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2012-10-13 04:01:16

Families across America can enter the Red Ribbon Week® national contest to promote awareness in their neighborhoods and win a drug prevention grant for their local schools plus an iPad for their home. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 The National Family Partnership® (NFP) announces the national contest for its 27th annual Red Ribbon Week®, Oct. 23-31. Studies show that children who talk to their parents about the dangers of drug abuse are less at risk, and that's the goal...

Prominent Republicans Support Legalizing Marijuana
2012-10-07 10:44:11

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Although 17 states and the District of Columbia allow marijuana for medical use, no state has ever legalized it for recreational use. Washington State and Colorado have upcoming ballot measures to do just that. Those measures gained support from two prominent Republican politicians this week — U.S. Senate candidate Michael Baumgartner and former Representative Tom Tancredo — which could help sway voters. Michael...

2012-09-29 23:04:06

The recently released statistic that prescription drug overdoses are now the #1 accidental killer in San Diego County didn´t make much of a news ripple, but attorney Stacey Patterson, who specializes in professional license and criminal defense, certainly took note. She often reflects on the issue of substance abuse among professionals, and has identified some possible reasons for it, number one being the fact that prescription drug users don´t have the ability to...

Illicit Drug Use By Teens On The Rise In US Schools
2012-08-23 11:48:29

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new survey by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASAColumbia) in New York City found that 90 percent of high school students in the U.S. are aware of fellow students using illicit drugs, like alcohol and tobacco, during school hours. In the study, conducted from April 18 to May 17, the teens noted that around 17 percent of students were abusing drugs during school hours; this amounts...


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