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NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Partners with CESAR to Establish the National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS)

Posted on July 17, 2014 by in News

Source: CESAR FAX, University of Maryland Center for Substance Abuse Research The Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR) has been awarded a 5-year project to work with NIDA to develop the National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS), an innovative public health surveillance system that will identify new drugs and drug trends as they emerge. The […]

Checks Presented to D.A.R.E. Sweepstakes Campaign 2 Winners

Posted on July 17, 2014 by in Events, News

Frank Pegueros, President & CEO, and, Tom Hazelton, President of Development, presented the checks to the D.A.R.E. Sweepstakes Campaign 2 Grand Prize winner, Christina Le, and Bonus Prize winner, Janel Bilal

MD D.A.R.E. YAB Representative is Distinguished Young Woman of Maryland 2015

Posted on July 14, 2014 by in Hometown, Maryland, News, Youth Advisory Board

Nicole Lusk, MD D.A.R.E. YAB Representative, was awarded the Distinguished Young Woman of Maryland 2015 title along with over $2,600 in scholarship monies to be used at any college of her choice, an all expense paid two-week trip to Mobile, Alabama for the Distinguished Young Women Finals in June 2015, photo shoots by an official […]

Former Bangor Police Chief Don Winslow Dies of Cancer at 57

Posted on July 14, 2014 by in Hometown, Maine, News

BANGOR, Maine — Former Bangor police chief Don Winslow died Thursday after having spent the last few months of his life sharing his experience facing terminal cancer and being embraced by the community he served. He was 57. Winslow was the 27th chief of the Bangor Police Department and passed away quietly at his home […]

National Sheriffs’ Association Supports the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program

Posted on July 12, 2014 by in News, Spotlight

The National Sheriffs’ Association passed a resolution to support the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. Below is a copy of the resolution.

National Sheriffs’ Association Supports the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program

Kendall Jones- D.A.R.E MBC Story

Posted on July 6, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

Kendall Jones reports on officer Tanner and his efforts through the D.A.R.E program From freenewspost.com  

The Myths of Smoking Pot

Posted on June 26, 2014 by in News, Spotlight

From her perch as head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse in Bethesda, Nora Volkow watches anxiously as the country embarks on what she sees as a risky social experiment in legalizing marijuana. Left: In this June 19, 2014 photo, freshly packaged cannabis-infused peanut butter cookies are prepared for casing, inside Sweet Grass Kitchen, a well-established gourmet marijuana edibles […]

Pope Says Just Say No to Legalizing Drugs

Posted on June 20, 2014 by in News, Spotlight

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis condemned the legalization of recreational drugs as a flawed and failed experiment on Friday, lending his voice to a debate which is raging from the U.S. to Uruguay and beyond. Francis told delegates to a drug-enforcement conference in Rome that even limited attempts to legalize recreational drugs “are not […]

Guntown Teacher is D.A.R.E.’s Tops in Nation

Posted on June 15, 2014 by in 27th International Conference, Mississippi, News, Spotlight

GUNTOWN – Julia Smith spent the past 20 years teaching sixth-graders and police officers alike. Her dedication to both sets of students earned her this year’s National D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year. Smith, a recently retired classroom teacher at Guntown Middle School, teaches law enforcement officers in the D.A.R.E. program how to work with students […]

AmazonSmile $5 Bonus Father’s Day Promotion

Posted on June 9, 2014 by in News

D.A.R.E. America To celebrate Father’s Day, from now through 6/15/2014, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate an extra $5 for each customer who makes an eligible purchase at smile.amazon.com in support of D.A.R.E. America. This is in addition to the regular donation of 0.5% of the purchase price. Terms and Conditions One donation per customer. Limited time […]