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2014-01-29 23:34:06

Narconon Freedom Center Michigan joins the NIDA for National Drug Facts Week giving away the myth busting booklet “10 Things Parents May Not Know About Marijuana.” Albion, MI (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Narconon Freedom Center joins forces with the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) helping to bust the myths about drugs and drug abuse for National Drug Facts Week staring January 27th running through February 2nd,2014. The center is helping providing the truth about marijuana by...

2014-01-28 16:25:14

NIDA to release interactive Drug IQ Challenge and host online chat for teens seeking drug facts BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teens and scientists will connect for the fourth National Drug Facts Week, held Jan. 27 - Feb. 2. Through community?based events, online activities, and a Web-based chat with scientists, this week-long observance encourages teens to get facts from experts about drugs and drug abuse. It is coordinated by the National Institute on Drug Abuse...

2014-01-23 16:24:59

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mentor Foundation USA, in partnership with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and other key partners (as listed below), is hosting a Youth Drug Facts Rally at the House of Sweden on Thursday, January 30th, from 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. The House of Sweden is located at 2900 K st. NW, Washington D.C. 20007. Approximately 200 students from 5 local high schools will attend and interact with top U.S. scientific experts and...

2014-01-22 16:26:32

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Gen. Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation's leading substance abuse prevention organization, issued the following statement in response to President Obama's comments on marijuana in an interview with The New Yorker. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130130/DC51396LOGO) "CADCA is concerned that only a portion of what the President said during his...

2013-11-04 23:22:26

Florida-based detox center Novus Medical Detox says California’s recently proposed bill suggesting the use of treatment instead of prison sentences is a step in the right direction for gaining control of the current drug epidemic in the U.S., as well as reducing the costs of housing nonviolent offenders. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 As drug abuse continues its rampage on American society, many are questioning the effectiveness of sentencing addicted individuals to years...

2013-11-01 23:18:46

As some states begin to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, Suncoast Rehab Center urges policymakers to reconsider, as marijuana is addictive and may lead to harder drug use. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Following the legalization of recreational marijuana use in both Colorado and Washington, advocates are now beginning to focus their efforts on Northeastern states, including Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire (1). But Spring Hill drug rehabilitation center Suncoast...


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