September 02, 2015




This is the place to keep up with the latest information affecting our program as D.A.R.E. continues to help eradicate drug abuse and violence throughout the world.




Places with More Marijuana Dispensaries Have More Marijuana-Related Hospitalizations, Study Finds

Posted on Aug 16th, 2015


People who live in areas of California with a higher density of marijuana dispensaries experience a greater number of hospitalizations involving marijuana abuse and dependence, a University of…

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Zumyah Thorpe Inspires D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on Aug 13th, 2015

Zumyah Thorpe

Miracle girl Zumyah Thorpe, recovering from a car accident, adds national speaker to her list of achievements. Zumayah was asked to speak at the 28th International D.A.R.E. Conference held in New…

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Ferguson D.A.R.E. Officer and School Principal working together to insure a brighter future for the children of Ferguson

Posted on Aug 12th, 2015

D.A.R.E. segment begins at 1:35. From nineNetwork. Producer Ruth Ezell visits Central Elementary School in Ferguson, Missouri during celebrations marking its 135th anniversary and learns about…

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Collier Corporal Honored as Nation’s Top D.A.R.E. Officer

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2015

Sheriff Kevin Rambosk and Corporal Ken Vila

From Naples Florida Weekly. Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk, left, presented Cpl. Ken Vila with the 2015 Florida D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year award earlier this month in Orlando. In August,…

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Alcohol Use Continues to Decline Among Teens, Approaching Levels of Marijuana Use

Posted on Jul 30th, 2015

University of Maryland Seal

Alcohol use among middle and high school students continues to decline to record lows, according to data from the 2014 national Monitoring the Future survey. The percentage of 12th graders reporting…

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D.A.R.E. Cited in Press Release of Rep. Bill Johnson and Rep. Doris Matsui

Posted on Jul 29th, 2015

Bill Johnson and Doris Matsui

  D.A.R.E. cited in press release for support of proposed legislation which would prohibit the sale of cough medicines containing the ingredient dextromethorphan to minors.   FOR…

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How Amazon Prime Day Can Help D.A.R.E.

Posted on Jul 15th, 2015


July 15th is Amazon Prime Day with sales site wide that will rival Black Friday, exclusively for Prime members! What's better is that with your Prime Day purchases, you can help support D.A.R.E.! …

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D.A.R.E. Annual Report for 2013

Posted on Jun 27th, 2015

DARE Annual Report 2013 Cover

  Download the 2013 DARE Annual Report. (Will open as a .pdf) Excerpt from report: MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD AND PRESIDENT & CEO Celebrating D.A.R.E. – 30 Years…

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Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong Awarded 2015 DEA / D.A.R.E. America Law Enforcement Executive of The Year Award

Posted on Jun 26th, 2015

Sheriff Ken Furlong

Francisco X. Pegueros, President and CEO of D.A.R.E. America and Special Agent in Charge of the DEA Los Angeles Field Division Anthony D. Williams are pleased to announce the selection of Carson City…

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Southside ISD students working to stop drugs in schools

Posted on Jun 24th, 2015

DARE San Antonio News

From WOAI News 4 San Antonio. SAN ANTONIO - It's a program that's been around for decades and one area school district is proving it still works. In the 2013-2014 school year, Southside…

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Posted on Jun 24th, 2015

Abstract: SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Today, Corrective Education Company announced an official and exclusive partnership with D.A.R.E., and the building of a curriculum aimed at juveniles, named…

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A Fun-Filled D.A.R.E. Day in Thrall Park

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2015

DARE Day Yvonne

From The Epoch Times. On June 13 in Middletown’s Thrall Park Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) had a clear message: enjoy the day. Police officers were everywhere, some in uniform,…

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NJ’s D.A.R.E. Program being Revived

Posted on May 31st, 2015


From 92.7 WOBM Radio. Several years after New Jersey stopped following the national curriculum for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, the D.A.R.E. program will again be taught in schools starting…

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Two Harbors D.A.R.E. Students Give Back

Posted on May 31st, 2015

D.A.R.E. Students Give Back

From Fox 21 Online. Students Pick Up Trash TWO HARBORS, Minn. - The weather was perfect Wednesday afternoon for dozens of D.A.R.E students in Two Harbors to give back and pick up trash. It's…

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Balling Heads D.A.R.E Program in City of Tonawanda

Posted on May 25th, 2015

Elk’s Lodge 860 Donation

From North Tonawanda Sun. Pictured are City of Tonawanda Police Chief William Strassburg, Exalted Ruler for the Elk’s Lodge James Sutton, and Officer Jason Balling. Click image for full…

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Bay Elementary receives award from D.A.R.E program

Posted on May 23rd, 2015

Bay Elementary DARE Best of the Best

From WMC Action News 5. BAY, AR (KAIT) - A group of Bay Elementary students were recognized for being "the best of the best.” Ms. Johnson's 5th grade class at Bay received a plaque from…

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D.A.R.E. Day at the Dow Diamond in Midland a happy affair

Posted on May 23rd, 2015

DARE Day Bouncy Horse Race

From Midland Daily News. Photo: Seibert Elementary fifth-grader John Caszajenko, right, leads the pack as Meridian fifth-grader Jilliam Todd, center, and Caszajenko's classmate Andrew Gilbert…

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A Tribute to Retiring Staff Sgt. Mike Casault

Posted on May 9th, 2015

Staff Sgt Mike Casault

By Mayor Mary Giuliano. From The Free Press. Photo from I recall listening as Mike Casault taught the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program at Isabella Dicken…

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Montgomery D.A.R.E. Officer Gets Surprise Award

Posted on May 9th, 2015

Kofee Anderson

From WSFA 12 News. MONTGOMERY CO., AL (WSFA) - A Montgomery County Sheriff's deputy got a surprise congratulations for his hard work trying to keep kids off drugs. Friday, Corporal Kofee…

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Young, and young at heart, come out winners on D.A.R.E. Day despite Chiefs 6-2 loss

Posted on Apr 25th, 2015

WWII veteran Max Barton

From Journal Star. Photo: WWII veteran Max Barton, 97, of Streator has been to many a ballpark, including getting to sit in the dugout with the 1933 Yankees after a spontaneous invite from Babe…

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