Bill O’Reilly went on another rant against marijuana legalization tonight, this time over the New York Times‘ support for such measures. He dismissed the Times‘ “far-left” view and declared that liberals want pot legalized “not to put another intoxicant in the marketplace,” but because of the social costs of marijuana laws. Specifically, the racial element.
Students in Drug Abuse Resistance Education classes will be looking to find new homes for unwanted soles during the fourth annual D.A.R.E. shoe drive, beginning in August.
Steve Abercrombie, the D.A.R.E. program educator, said the goal was to collect 25,000 pairs of new or used shoes. Last year’s shoe drive netted 6,000 pairs.
During the past three years, donations were collected by the nearly 2,000 Tracy area D.A.R.E. students, but this time, Abercrombie decided to call for contributions from throughout the city.
More states legalize sales, but hospitals may jeopardize federal Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement
Although 23 states and the District of Columbia now allow the sale of medical marijuana, not one hospital offers the drug to patients. Despite the known benefits of marijuana in easing patient pain–and the potential revenue that sales could generate for hospitals–healthcare organizations that set up a dispensary run the risk of violating federal law and jeopardizing Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.
Donated materials allow for reconstruction Down you go (Photo by Terry Brlas) The D.A.R.E. dunk tank is back and improved for the 2014 Homecoming. A reconstruction of the unique apparatus has rendered it safer. Pictured is Strongsville Assistant Police Chief Mark Fender taking the plunge. From www.thepostnewspapers.com STRONGSVILLE – One of the more popular locations at the […]
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BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - There’s a unique summer camp happening this week at D’Iberville Middle School aimed at keeping children safe and teaching them how to make wise decisions.
NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Partners with CESAR to Establish the National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS)
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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.