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Back to School! Safety!

Posted on Aug 20th, 2014

BAck to School

From PAHomePage.com.  Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - It's back-to-school season and thousands of children will begin boarding school buses in our region in just a few days. Eyewitness News…

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Two Local Students Place in State D.A.R.E. Contest

Posted on Aug 20th, 2014

Two local students place in state DARE contest

Clinton County Sheriff’s Deputy Stacey Bussie (center) is shown with Laura Richards (left) of Clinton and Frankie Hansen (right) of Clinton.  From The Clinton Herald.  CLINTON — Two…

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Mission Students Learn About D.A.R.E.

Posted on Aug 18th, 2014

Mission, BC, Canada

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…

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Legalized Marijuana Ignites a Pot-Smuggling Crisis in the Great Plains

Posted on Aug 18th, 2014

Legalized Marijuana Ignites a Pot-Smuggling Crisis in the Great Plains

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…

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Pot’s Arrival has Police Leery

Posted on Aug 16th, 2014

Pot's Arrival has Police Leery

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,…

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Post Falls’ ‘Officer Pete’ Marion Remembered

Posted on Aug 13th, 2014

Officer Pete

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…

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Law Enforcement from Around the State Gather in Grant County for D.A.R.E. Conference

Posted on Aug 4th, 2014

Grant County DARE Camp

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…

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Katherine Lee Graham is Miss Teen USA 2014

Posted on Aug 4th, 2014

Miss Teen USA 2014 Katherine Lee Graham

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…

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O’Reilly Hits ‘Far-Left’ NY Times for Pot Support: ‘It’s About Race, Not Drugs’

Posted on Jul 29th, 2014

The Great Marijuana Ruse

From Mediaite 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”…

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D.A.R.E. Students Aim to Collect 25,000 Pairs in Annual Shoe Drive

Posted on Jul 27th, 2014

Annual Shoe Drive

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. From Tracy Press Steve…

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Medical Marijuana: To sell or not to sell?

Posted on Jul 27th, 2014

Marijuana

More states legalize sales, but hospitals may jeopardize federal Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement From FierceHealthcare, by Ilene MacDonald Photo courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

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D.A.R.E. Dunk Tank a Safer Plunge

Posted on Jul 25th, 2014

D.A.R.E. Dunk Tank

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…

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D.A.R.E. Camp Teaches Safety and Drug Abuse Resistance

Posted on Jul 25th, 2014

D.A.R.E. Camp Teaches Safety and Drug Abuse Resistance

From Mississippi News Now 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…

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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 Jul 17th, 2014

University of Maryland Seal

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…

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

Posted on Jul 17th, 2014

D.A.R.E. Sweepstakes Campaign 2014

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,…

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

Posted on Jul 14th, 2014

Nicole Lusk

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…

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Former Bangor Police Chief Don Winslow Dies of Cancer at 57

Posted on Jul 14th, 2014

Dora and Don Winslow

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…

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

Posted on Jul 12th, 2014

National Sheriffs' Association

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…

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

Posted on Jul 6th, 2014

Kendall Jones

Kendall Jones reports on officer Tanner and his efforts through the D.A.R.E…

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The Myths of Smoking Pot

Posted on Jun 26th, 2014

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 bakery which sells its confections to retail outlets, in Denver. (Brennan Linsley/AP)

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…

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