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2013-10-01 15:20:24

Over past 20 years street prices have fallen while purity/potency has increased Since 1990, the street price of illegal drugs has fallen in real terms while the purity/potency of what's on offer has generally increased, both of which are indicators of availability. The United Nations recently estimated that the illicit drug trade is worth at least US $350 billion every year. And needle sharing is one of the key drivers of blood borne infections, including HIV. The drug trade is also...

War On Illegal Drugs Is A Losing Battle For Authorities
2013-10-01 13:23:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Authorities are losing the global battle trying to control illegal drugs, according to a study published in the journal BMJ Open. Researchers analyzed data from seven international government-funded drug surveillance systems containing 10 years of information on the price and purity of cannabis, cocaine and opiates such as heroin. They also reviewed the number of seizures of illegal drugs in production regions and rates of consumption...

2013-09-30 23:41:43

In September 2013, Congressman Cárdenas met with six young artists who collaborated on an anti-drug coloring book to commend their efforts on behalf of a drug-free society. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Early this fall, Congressman Tony Cárdenas of California's 29th District gathered a group of young artists, their family members and staff of Narconon Drug Prevention & Education to thank them for their efforts to reduce drug use. The meeting came after the Congressman had...

2013-09-24 23:02:55

Reaching Out to Parents and Students with the Truth About Drugs Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Cincinnati set up a booth in the heart of the city at Fountain Square to reach returning students and their parents with factual information about drugs and drug abuse. While clips from the award-winning documentary, Truth About Drugs—Real People, Real Stories, played on the Square’s big screen TV, volunteers distributed copies of The...

2013-09-10 23:25:01

A recent government report says an increasing number of baby boomers are receiving treatment for drug abuse. Anyone, regardless of age, who is suffering from a problem with drugs should contact a detox center such as Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 As reported by CBS (9/4) in their news story titled, Drug Use Drops for America's Youth, Rises in the Over 50 Crowd, a government report states that a record number of people over 50 are receiving treatment for...

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...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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