November 25, 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.




CESAR FAX: Three Times More Buprenorphine Reports Than Methadone in 2014 NFLIS

Posted on Nov 16th, 2015

From CESAR FAX: 2014 NFLIS Finds Nearly Three Times More Buprenorphine Than Methadone Reports The National Forensic Laboratory Information System (NFLIS) collects drug test results from law…

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Retro Bill Talks to Centennial Students

Posted on Nov 12th, 2015

Retro Bill at Centennial Public School 5 November 2015

From Seward County Independent: Photo: Retro Bill (Bill Russ) demonstrates how hard it is to lug around emotional baggage instead of resolving stressful issues at school. Bill spoke to elementary…

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Centerville Police Receive Donation in Honor of Veteran

Posted on Nov 11th, 2015

Centerville Police D.A.R.E. Donation

D.A.R.E. America wishes to thank all of our veterans for their service, dedication, and sacrifice. A special thanks to the Marine Corps League of Centerville, UT for their donation to the Centerville…

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Mark Medford Retains District 3 York School Board Seat

Posted on Nov 10th, 2015

Mark Medford

From Williamsburg Yorktown Daily: Sgt. Mark Medford will serve a fifth term on the York County School Board, according to unofficial election results. Medford took in 1,728 votes, or 53.22…

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Veterans Day November 11, 2015

Posted on Nov 10th, 2015

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The D.A.R.E. family honors all the men and women who have selflessly served the nation and protected our…

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Chapman Re-elected to Second Term as Loudoun Sheriff

Posted on Nov 9th, 2015

Sheriff Mike Chapman

From In one of the most contentious election campaigns this year, incumbent Sheriff Michael Chapman (R) was re-elected to a second term in office Tuesday. As of 9:15 p.m.…

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Three win seats on the Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education

Posted on Nov 4th, 2015

Seal of New Jersey

Three candidates won election to three-year terms on the Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education. Constance (Connie) Doheny (976 votes), Robert LaMorte (777) and Alan Baker (1,106) won the three,…

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‘Tall cop’ educates 230 law enforcement officers, educators on drug trends, warning signs at Auburn event

Posted on Oct 18th, 2015

Jermaine Galloway

Image: Officer Jermaine Galloway speaks about drug references on apparel Friday at the Hilton Garden Inn for the New York State DARE Officers' Annual Training. From auburnpub .com. AUBURN |…

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2015 Orange County Benefit Reception, Friday, October 16, 2015

Posted on Oct 15th, 2015

2015 Benefit Reception

You Are Cordially Invited to the BENEFIT RECEPTION Honoring The Legacy of Daryl F. Gates Former Chief of Police, Los Angeles Police Department and Founder of the D.A.R.E. Program Police Chief…

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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Making a Difference for Children

Posted on Oct 4th, 2015

From Southern Maryland News Net. Sheriff Troy D. Berry and members of the CCSO would like to congratulate PFC Lewis Payne (Thomas Stone High School), Officer Melanie Tyner (John Hanson Middle…

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U.S. High School Seniors Rarely Use Bath Salts; Those Who Do More Likely to Use Alcohol and Other Drugs

Posted on Oct 4th, 2015

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From CESAR FAX. In the first nationally representative study to look at self-reported bath salt use, only 1.1% of high school seniors reported any use in the last year. One-third (33%) of bath…

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Study Finds E-Cigarette Use Among Non-Smoking Youth Associated with Intentions to Smoke Conventional Cigarettes

Posted on Sep 16th, 2015

University of Maryland Seal

From CESAR FAX. Slightly more than one-fifth (21.9%) of 6th-12th grade students who have never smoked cigarettes say they intend* to use tobacco cigarettes in the future, according to data from the…

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D.A.R.E. Sweepstakes Winners — Congratulations Ethan and Masood

Posted on Sep 15th, 2015

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See the videos for the drawing we did on 9/15/15, and congratulations to the winners! See locations of the sweepstakes near you at and thank you for support D.A.R.E. and the…

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E-Cigarette and Hookah Use Increase Among U.S. High School Students, as Cigarette and Cigar Use Decrease

Posted on Sep 12th, 2015

University of Maryland Seal

From CESAR FAX. The use of e-cigarettes by U.S. high school students tripled and the use of hookahs doubled from 2013 to 2014, according to data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey. The…

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Pecos D.A.R.E. Officer Gives Back to Fellow Policeman

Posted on Sep 4th, 2015

Pecos DARE Officer Gives Back

From CBS7. PRESIDIO - Most of us are well aware of the D.A.R.E program that is usually taught in elementary and junior high. Not only does it teach kids to say no to drugs and alcohol, but it…

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D.A.R.E. America shout out from David Oyelowo

Posted on Sep 4th, 2015

David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo, star of the upcoming movie Captive gives a shout out to the D.A.R.E. program! His movies include Selma, The Butler, Lincoln, and Rise of the Planet of the Apes. His…

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Digital Drug Prevention Effort

Posted on Sep 4th, 2015

D.A.R.E. Mobile Project

Today, D.A.R.E. is embarking on a new and exciting journey into developing digital technology to deliver effective prevention materials and decision-making tools to kids all over the world and keep…

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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

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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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