October 21, 2014

D.A.R.E. America Awarded National Council on Patient Information in Education OTC Literacy Grant

Posted on October 19, 2014 by in News

A meeting, in Washington, D.C., of entities concerned with over-the-counter (OTC) drug misuse and abuse was convened by the National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE). The stakeholders’ forum – Promoting OTC Literacy Beyond the Classroom – was convened to achieve the following objectives: Create awareness for the McNeil/Scholastic/American Association of Poison Control Centers(AAPCC) […]

West Deptford drug recovery group offers free help to addicts, families

Posted on October 19, 2014 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

Right: A flier for “The Meeting” that was handed out at Woodbury’s Fall Festival Parade earlier in October. (Greg Adomaitis | South Jersey Times). From www.nj.com. WEST DEPTFORD TWP. — Wearing a tucked-in button-up shirt, dress slacks and shoes, 25-year-old Greg Maurer slides into a booth at the Colonial Diner in Woodbury and lays it all out. […]

Crime Task Force curbs drug trade

Posted on October 19, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

Sheriff credits multiple prong approach. Deputy Joe Carl and K9 unit Riley are members of the Hardin County Sheriffs Department canine unit which works very closely with the task force. From The Ada Herald Media. HARDIN COUNTY — On Oct. 7, the Hardin County Crime Task Force conducted three traffic stops in Washington Township. As […]

Yorktown’s Murphy Unveils Seven Point Plan To Fight Heroin

Posted on October 16, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

From The Daily Voice. YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown’s Dr. Terrence Murphy recently unveiled his plan for addressing the Hudson Valley’s growing heroin crisis. Murphy’s plan includes: Sponsoring legislation to require insurance companies to cover drug treatment and rehab up to 90 days. Using drug seizure proceeds to provide funding for Naloxone, a potentially life-saving overdose […]

Three Officers Earn D.A.R.E. Instructor Certification

Posted on October 16, 2014 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

Pictured from left to right, Lt. Stephen Salvas congratulates PFCs John Foster, Tiffany Smith, and Kurt Burger, who recently became certified as DARE instructors. From the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the graduation of three school resource officers from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) training held […]

New drug breakthrough: a (conditionally) federally legal alternative to medical marijuana

Posted on October 15, 2014 by in Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, News

Synthetically produced pharmaceutical drug and supplement will be less expensive, legal under federal law, and can combined in custom amounts to treat specific ailments. From Yahoo! Finance. MURRIETA, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — With the legalization of medical marijuana (cannabis) in an increasing number of states, there is a movement afoot to provide the […]

Gull Lake North Citizens on Patrol make donation to D.A.R.E. program

Posted on October 12, 2014 by in Alberta, Canada, Hometown, Hometown International, News

Dolores Green, president of Gull Lake North Citizens on Patrol presents a $500 cheque to Rimbey Const. Larissa Shadforth while Sgt. Mark Groves and Const. Carman Dutz look on. The cheque presentation was made during GLNCOP’s annual general meeting held at the Rimbey Legion. The money is to go to Rimbey RCMP’s D.A.R.E. program. Click […]

D.A.R.E. partnership continues: Local dealer donates another new vehicle

Posted on October 9, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

Fred Martin President Adam Huff, interim Police Chief John Dalessandro and dealership General Manager Tom Dunn show off the new D.A.R.E. truck the company donated Oct. 6. From The Post Newspapers. NORTON – For the sixth time in a decade, the Fred Martin Superstore on Barber Road signed over a brand new vehicle Oct. 6 […]

Learn more about the local D.A.R.E. program at Connect, Commit 2014

Posted on October 9, 2014 by in Hometown, News, North Carolina, Spotlight

The D.A.R.E. program at Connect, Commit to Change 2013 / STAR FILE PHOTO. From shelbystar.com. Are you looking for ways to make your community a better place to live? Join The Star on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shelby City Park gym for the 5th annual Connect, Commit to […]

D.A.R.E. chili cookoff back for year 23

Posted on October 9, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Wisconsin

Onalaska Police Department administrative manager Pamela Sharp, DARE officer Leah Myers and fire department secretary Stacy Hoeft, from left, served up chili at last year’s DARE/GREAT chili cookoff. They’re back this year with two kinds of chili, one mild, one devilishly hot. From Coulee News. Chili lovers are invited to sample the recipes of area […]