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2010-09-09 16:22:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to strengthen their collective position throughout California, two anti-drug organizations are uniting their efforts in their campaign against Proposition 19 and the legalization of marijuana.

2010-08-02 07:07:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Drug-Free America, in conjunction with Major League Baseball (MLB) Charities, today launched the first annual Commissioner's Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field.

2010-06-29 06:03:00

Findings Make Early Parental Action with Daughters Even More Critical NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Survey data released today by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America® and MetLife Foundation found that teenage girls are more likely than teenage boys to perceive potential benefits from drug use and drinking, making teen girls more vulnerable to drug and alcohol abuse. According to a new research analysis of the 2009 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), sponsored by...

2010-06-28 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- At an event on Friday, June 25, 2010 at the Universal City Hilton Hotel in Universal City, California, the San Diego-based non-profit CADFY (Californians for Drug Free Youth) hosted community leaders who shared their professional and expert perspectives on the dangers of marijuana in California. Key quotes from the event: John Redman, Executive Director, Californians for Drug Free Youth: CADFY's mission is to bring awareness to people about the issues of...

2010-06-22 07:05:00

NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Drug-Free America has been awarded a $75,000 grant from Pennsylvania-based, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-06-08 16:30:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Portland teens are part of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) new, nationwide campaign encouraging teens to engage in a conversation about the positive and negative pressures that influence their decisions.

2010-06-07 15:30:00

BRONX, New York, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) today launches a new, nationwide campaign encouraging teens to engage in a conversation about the positive and negative pressures that influence their decisions.

2010-06-06 22:56:00

WASHINGTON, June 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Press Club 'MORNING NEWSMAKER' News Conference Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 10 a.m. National Press Club (Zenger Room) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO ) The Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) ANTONIO MARIA COSTA and The...

2010-05-26 11:25:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former White House Drug Policy Spokesman Robert Weiner and Yusuf Hassan, a Senior Policy Analyst at Robert Weiner Associates, have called for professional golf superstar Tiger Woods and all major athletes to be tested for drugs in an op-ed in the Charlotte Observer. "At the White House last month, we asked Apolo Anton Ohno, the eight-time Olympic medalist speed skater if sports like baseball and golf should have the same stringent drug testing as...


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  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
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