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2013-08-22 23:00:36

The twentieth anniversary celebration of the Narconon® drug rehabilitation program near Bogota, Colombia was celebrated with a gathering of Narconon staff, local officials, graduates and supporters. (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 In one of the world’s hottest locations for drug manufacturing and trafficking, Narconon Colombia has been dedicated to eliminating drug abuse for two decades. The staff and supporters of Narconon celebrated this occasion with a party of more than two hundred...

2013-08-09 23:17:56

With the rising cost of addictions more and more individuals and municipalities like the City of Detroit (filed on 7/18) are filing for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is the fate that befalls many drug and alcohol addicts who must check into a detox center such as Harbor Village to start the recovery process. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Reuters reported on 8/1 in their article, Lawyers in Detroit bankruptcy may face scrutiny on fees, that the City of Detroit filed for bankruptcy on...

2013-08-06 23:03:11

Athletes from Scientology Churches, Missions and like-minded groups in the Commonwealth of Independent States ran in the 5th Annual Marathon for a Drug-Free Russia to spread the truth about drugs in towns and cities throughout their country. Russia (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Launched June 22 in the city of Vladimir, 200 km east of Moscow, and timed to coincide with the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the Marathon for a Drug-Free Russia, now in its...

2013-08-01 16:28:27

"30% of all high school seniors in the U.S. admit to using an illicit drug within the past year. The nonmedical use of prescription drugs is highest among young adults. In 2010, more young adults died from prescription drug overdoses than of any other drug, including heroin and cocaine combined." - The National Institute on Health, 2012 WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mentor Foundation USA, Comcast and A&E Networks today announced that a special video...

Cyber Pranksters Mail Heroin Security Expert
2013-07-31 09:57:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security researcher Brian Krebs from the popular blog Krebs On Security received a surprising package at his home this week: 13 small bags of heroin. The administrator of an online forum for cybercriminals meant to frame Krebs and have him arrested on possession charges. The administrator, known online as "Fly" or "Flycracker," runs a Russian forum called "thecc(dot)bz" and worked with forum members to raise money, buy the drugs and...

2013-07-17 00:20:40

New Report Finds Separating Markets in Marijuana and Hard Drugs Limited Exposure to Heroin and Crack and Led to Lowest Number of Problem Drug Users in European Union LONDON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report published by the Open Society Global Drug Policy Program reveals the benefits of the Netherlands' alternative approach to drugs. "Coffee Shops and Compromise: Separated Illicit Drug Markets in the Netherlands," tells the history of the Dutch approach as well...

2013-06-26 16:24:54

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Chairman and CEO Gen. Arthur T. Dean released the following statement in response to the 2013 World Drug Report, released today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC): (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130130/DC51396LOGO) "The 2013 World Drug Report highlighted an alarming trend in our nation and around the world - the increase in use of new psychoactive...

2013-06-18 23:19:47

Drug and alcohol addiction can affect your life in so many negative ways and soon, with the help of roadside testing, your driving privileges could be suspended or revoked. Those with a drug addiction should contact a professional detox center like Harbor Village and get the 24/7 medically supervised assistance needed for recovery. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 According to a HealthDay News article (4/26), a roadside breathalyzer test that would test drivers for many types of illegal...

Talking To Your Teen About Substance Abuse Can Help
2013-05-27 05:09:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Even though more than one-fifth of all parents believe they have little influence when it comes to preventing their teenage sons and daughters from using illegal drugs, new research suggests that they are one of the most influential factors when it comes to preventing substance abuse. The report, which comes from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), shows that 22.3 percent of all parents believe...

2013-05-02 20:21:45

In the news release, Department of Health Launches New Zombie Themed Campaign to Discourage Youth from Using Fake Weed, issued 02-May-2013 by DC Department of Health over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline has been updated and that there have been multiple changes throughout the release. The complete, corrected release follows: Department of Health Launches New Campaign to Discourage Youth from Using Fake Weed District-wide Social Marketing Effort Aims to Educate...