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2014-06-25 23:02:17

As the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime sponsors the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26, Narconon centers hold events and deliver drug education. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Around the world this June 26th, Narconon centers will participate in events and observances marking the annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking established by the United Nations. As in years past, Narconon staff and volunteers will take to the...

2014-02-21 12:24:29

DUBLIN, Ireland, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zjxjqq/drugs_of_abuse ) has announced the addition of the "Drugs of Abuse Testing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zjxjqq/drugs_of_abuse ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Globally, the drugs of...

2013-11-04 23:28:16

Church of Scientology adds synthetic drugs component to the drug education initiative it supports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 The Church of Scientology International has just completed its annual review of the Truth About Drugs, the drug education and prevention initiative it supports. This review is carried out each October to assess results and pinpoint new issues. These results are incorporated into the Church’s National Substance Abuse Awareness Month and National...

2013-07-22 23:02:53

On one of the longest days of the year, volunteers from Copenhagen Scientology Churches helped local residents and visitors from around the world learn the truth about drugs. Copenhagen, Denmark (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 All along Copenhagen’s walking street, young people dressed in signature turquoise T-shirts were helping local residents and tourists learn the truth about drugs June 26, United Nations International Day against Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. These were volunteers of the...

2013-07-19 23:02:10

On United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Bogotá held a workshop and street events to reach youth with the truth about drugs. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 In observance of United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, on June 26 volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Bogotá held a series of events to raise awareness on the consequences of drug use. The...

2013-07-12 23:00:59

In observance of United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, volunteers from the Brussels branch of the Churches of Scientology for Europe dedicated a week to drug prevention activities. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 In the European Union, an estimated 5 percent of youth ages 15-24 have experimented with one or more designer drugs according to the World Drug Report released June 26—a grave situation that Scientologists in Belgium, the de facto...

2012-03-23 23:00:49

Businesses gradually obtain ownership of anti-trafficking initiatives within their sphere of influence and are applying self-regulatory standards as part of their corporate social responsibility. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Top corporations gave the fight to eradicating human trafficking a boost on Friday. During a luncheon co-organized by End Human Trafficking Now (EHTN) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the “new champions” agreed that combating...

2011-06-25 00:00:31

Release of the 2011 World Drug Report by the UN Office of Drugs and Crime spurs debate on the correct tactics for combating international drug trafficking, abuse and addiction. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 On June 23, 2011, the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released their annual report on the state of drug trafficking and abuse around the world, the 2011 World Drug Report (WDR). This report covers such diverse topics as the Afghan opium poppy blight, South...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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