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YAB Members Participate in Creating PSA Video to Promote D.A.R.E. myPlaybook High School Curriculum

Posted on July 5, 2016 by in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hometown, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, News, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, Youth Advisory Board

Daren

Recently 12 select members of our D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board participated in creating a public service announce (PSA) video to promote D.A.R.E. myPlaybook High School Curriculum. All 12 YAB members were invited to Orlando, Florida for a workshop on June 6-9, 2016, hosted by D.A.R.E. America’s CEO, Frank Pegueros, Director of Project Development, Mistie Bell-Renfro […]

Gabriel Nummer, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advisory Board Alaska Representative

Posted on January 26, 2015 by in Alaska, Hometown, Youth Advisory Board

Gabriel Nummer, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advisory Board Alaska Representative

I am Gabriel Nummer from Kodiak, Alaska. I take an active role in Student Council, where I currently hold the position of Secretary. Last year I was the class President. I participate in several sports including Cross Country, Track and Field, and Wrestling. I have been wrestling since kindergarten and consider it my favorite sport. […]

Pot at the Polls: Oregon, Alaska Cast Pivotal Votes on Legal Marijuana

Posted on November 4, 2014 by in Alaska, Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Hometown, Oregon

Marijuana Legalization

From NBC News. The future of marijuana hangs in the balance as voters go to the polls on Tuesday. Residents of Oregon and Alaska will decide whether to follow Colorado and Washington, which in 2012 approved the world’s only regulated markets in the drug. The vote could double the number of states where adults can […]

Outlook for states’ pot legalization measures goes from solid to shaky

Posted on November 1, 2014 by in Alaska, Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Florida, Hometown, Oregon

Mothers and others who oppose marijuana legalization

Mothers and others who oppose marijuana legalization in Oregon talk to reporters. (Gosia Wozniacka / Associated Press). From Los Angeles Times. With pot sold openly to any adult who wants it in Colorado and Washington state, marijuana advocates were hoping restrictions in other states would fall like dominoes this election season, opening the way for […]

Legalized Marijuana Will Not Stop Drug Cartels

Posted on September 7, 2014 by in Alaska, Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Hometown

AACOP

From Delta News Web. AACOP urges Alaskans to vote no on ballot measure 2. Recent reports from Colorado law enforcement indicate that the legalization of marijuana has not reduced illicit sales on the black market there as proponents had predicted. In particular, black market dealers continue to sell to youth, and Lieutenant Mark Comte of […]

Alaska Mayors Group Opposes Legalizing Marijuana

Posted on August 29, 2014 by in Alaska, Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Hometown

Alaska Flag

From Alaska Dispatch News. A group of Alaska mayors has come out in opposition of the ballot measure to legalize, tax and regulate recreational marijuana in Alaska. The Alaska Conference of Mayors announced Thursday that it had voted to oppose the initiative during an Aug. 13 meeting in Nome, and pledged to donate $5,000 to […]