February 24, 2018



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D.A.R.E. Press Release: Prince’s Cause Of Death A Warning To Parents

Posted on Jun 7th, 2016

Rock Star’s death due to accidental overdose of Fentanyl, a drug 25-50 times more potent than heroin and blamed for spike in overdose deaths Prince, world famous songwriter, singer, producer, and consummate showman died at just 57 years of age.  Toxicology tests for Prince released last week…

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Satirical “News Article” Removed From D.A.R.E. Website

Posted on May 9th, 2015

In addition to posts of original content, we re-post on the D.A.R.E. website articles of interest to our stakeholders. Our news-feed service provides us with access to approximately 4,400-4,500 news stories per month. On March 30, 2015, we re-posted a story entitled “Edible Marijuana Kills 9 in…

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Posted on Jan 20th, 2015

From ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH INTENSITY DRUG TRAFFICKING AREA JANUARY 2015. Download the PDF. It has come to the attention of RMHIDTA that a number of our officers were unaware of “Pixy Stix” as a marijuana edible. This bulletin will provide officers with some basic information on the topic. For…

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Teen Medicine Abuse Flyer

Posted on Nov 15th, 2013

D.A.R.E. Officers, Parents, Educators, Community Leaders Teen Medicine Abuse Let’s All Work Together -  Be Part of the Solution. Medicine abuse is our nation’s fastest-growing drug problem. Education is an important piece of the solution! Download the flyer The facts: Twenty…

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CT State Police confirmed for a Sandyhook presentation: SCHOOL SHOOTING INSIGHT & RESPONSE: LESSONS LEARNED

Posted on May 5th, 2013

2013 D.A.R.E. INTERNATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE A SPECIAL EVENING PRESENTATION WEDNESDAY, JULY 17th from 5 – to 7PM D.A.R.E. America invites 2013 D.A.R.E. International Training Conference participants to a special presentation, conducted as a timely response to the issue of mass shootings in a…

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NADCP Releases Position Statement on Marijuana

Posted on Feb 16th, 2013

Review of Research Leads to Stand Against Marijuana Legalization of the use of Smoked Marijuana as “Medicine”  Every dangerous and addictive drug was once believed to be safe and medicinal.  Cocaine, heroin and nicotine were once advertised as being good for you, or at least not harmful. …

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October is Bullying Prevention Month

Posted on Nov 12th, 2012

D.A.R.E. is proud to support students, parents and the many organizations that are actively participating this October in Bullying Prevention Month. The D.A.R.E. curriculums and D.A.R.E. officers for many years have worked to bring an end to bullying, with anti-bullying and cyber bullying lessons…

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D.A.R.E. America partners with Cyberactive Inc.

Posted on Oct 16th, 2012

Thursday, October 4th, 2012 Greetings Officers! D.A.R.E. America has partnered with Cyberactive Inc. to offer online driver education & traffic school to benefit your local D.A.R.E. programs! 25% of the revenue you accrue will go directly to your program. Cyberactive will get you…

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October is National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month

Posted on Oct 16th, 2012

Monday, October 1st, 2012 Medicine abuse is our nation's fastest-growing drug problem. Twenty percent of teens say they have recreationally taken a prescription drug without having a prescription for it themselves, and 5 percent of teens reports abusing over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine to…

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Preventing Teen Cough Medicine Abuse Proposed Legislation

Posted on Oct 16th, 2012

Friday, July 20th, 2012 Senators Bob Casey (PA) and Lisa Murkowski (AK) have introduced the Preventing Abuse of Cough Treatments (PACT) Act of 2012. The proposed legislation is designed to prevent the abuse of cough medicine by teenagers. The bill proposes restricting the sale of products…

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