From BC Local News. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Author: Andybremner2012. Close to 95 students in Mission learned the skills necessary to choose a drug free life this past school year. The internationally recognized Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program is taught to Grade 5 and 6 students by local RCMP officers who received a […]
From NASDAQ. The legal weed business in Colorado is flourishing, with June pulling down sales of $24.7 million , the biggest month since legalization took hold in January. The state took in nearly $24 million in pot-generated revenue just through the month of May, according to the New York Times . But, there’s a dark […]
This March 14, 2013 photo shows Rocky Mountain Miracles dispensery owner Alvilda Hillery taking photos of the 36 pounds of medical marijuana that were seized from her shop, along with 600 plants, during a raid. Alvida Hillery sued police to return her 604 pot plants or pay $3.3 million in compensation after she was acquitted […]
From The Coeur d’ Alene Press. POST FALLS, ID – Officer Pete had a way with kids. His gentle spirit shone in the community. Pete Marion, who was Post Falls’ first school resource officer and later became the face of Cabela’s in Post Falls, was found dead at his Post Falls-area home on Monday of […]
Grant County Sheriff Raul Villanueva receives award for his D.A.R.E. work. From Silver City Sun-News. SILVER CITY, NM – Law enforcement officers from Alamogordo, Porales, Gallup, Ramah Navajo Indian reservation, Las Cruces and Rio Rancho, along with sheriff’s deputies from Grant County, Otero County and Dona Ana County, gathered Wednesday morning at the Grant County […]
Katherine Lee Graham from South Carolina is the new Miss Teen USA! She was crowned by Miss Teen USA 2013 Cassidy Wolf from California in The Bahamas. She will have the opportunity to spend the year of her reign living in New York City with Miss Universe and Miss USA as a student of […]
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 […]