Latest Gil Kerlikowske Stories

2014-03-09 23:03:16

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recent statement from Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Kerlikowske issued a statement urging more local police and fire departments to equip officers with naloxone, a drug used to reverse the effects of heroin overdoses. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Aid in Recovery, full service drug and alcohol rehabilitation center servicing South Florida, released a statement today commenting on...

2014-02-17 20:21:47

CALLAWAY GARDENS, Ga., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Kevin Sabet will be presenting on Reefer Sanity: Seven Great Myths About Marijuana, at the Callaway Gardens' Conference Center in Pine Mountain, Georgia on Monday, March 3. His morning workshop will be repeated in the afternoon. He will also be the plenary luncheon speaker that same day. See below for registration instructions. Dr. Sabet will provide an overview of the current drug policy trends in the United States,...

2013-07-24 23:22:23

The National Drug Control Policy Director R. Gil Kerlikowske said in a speech that drug abuse is a brain disease and we should continue to provide treatment to addicts. Drug abusers should seek treatment by checking into a certified detox center such as Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The Miami Herald reported in Drug czar: Treat addiction as public health issue, on 7/18, that National Drug Control Policy Director R. Gil Kerlikowske told a group of 700 people at a...

Saturday Marks Fourth Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
2012-04-27 09:11:34

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Using the slogan “Got Drugs,” the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), it allows members of the community to turn in unwanted or unused prescription drugs in a safe manner. “68 percent of new users and 66 percent of occasional users got their pills from a friend or relative,” noted Gil Kerlikowske, director of the...

2010-10-25 15:04:00

MCALESTER, Okla., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The word to describe yesterday's Take McAlester Back events is inspiring. The group kicked of their official campaign Saturday morning on Choctaw Avenue. Take McAlester Back is a grassroots movement to get drugs out and arts in, all throughout Southeastern Oklahoma. The rain held off long enough for the 10k race to occur in the morning. The 10k race was followed by a drug-free pledge where young and old alike were able to make the commitment to...

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