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The Difference Between Real and Fake News About Marijuana

Amanda Reiman | Posted 05.05.2016 | Education
Amanda Reiman

Even if the folks at D.A.R.E. somehow did not realize that this was likely, at best, a satire site, any qualified drug educator should know that the information about marijuana contained in the article is not even close to accurate.

New Anti-Drug Programs Come To U.S. Schools

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics

By Laila Kearney DOWNINGTOWN, Pa., Feb 9 (Reuters) - The desperate cry of a mother finding her 17-year-old son dead from a painkiller ...

A Higher Purpose

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 07.20.2014 | Good News
Lawrence D. Elliott

The day before, I'd lost twenty dollars and it really bothered me. But on this new day, it was no longer important. In fact, I didn't feel right keeping it.

'Just Say No' Turns 30

Marsha Rosenbaum | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime
Marsha Rosenbaum

By 2001, D.A.R.E. was deemed by none other than the United States Surgeon General, "an ineffective primary prevention program," and lost 80 percent of its federal funding shortly thereafter. Yet D.A.R.E .has kept going.

In Every Fairytale, Fable and Story

Susie Spain | Posted 08.11.2012 | Impact
Susie Spain

In the closing of the 2012 school year, what is cool is that everybody seems less afraid. Parents are less afraid, kids are less afraid, schools are less afraid, and communities are optimistically becoming proactive in the drug and alcohol prevention education topic.

Reagan Turns 100: Media Fawning Ignores His Disastrous "War on Drugs"!

Tony Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Newman

It's interesting that in all of the press I've read so far celebrating Ronald Reagan, I have not seen one word about his radical escalation of the drug war -- and the devastating effects that had on our society.