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D.A.R.E., not scare

D.A.R.E., not scare

D.A.R.E. grads receive goodie bags and congratulations from community leaders. In the 1980s political leaders attempted to address the drug crisis among youth with a simple answer to a complex problem: “Just say No!” Programs like D.A.R.E sprung up across the nation,...
‘Just say no,’ no more

‘Just say no,’ no more

D.A.R.E. — the ubiquitous anti-drug campaign of the 1980s and 1990s — has come a long way since the days of “just say no.” Launched in 1983 to explicitly tackle illegal drug use with a strict focus on the negative consequences of substance abuse, the D.A.R.E….

Legalized Marijuana Will Not Stop Drug Cartels

Legalized Marijuana Will Not Stop Drug Cartels

AACOP urges Alaskans to vote no on ballot measure 2. Recent reports from Colorado law enforcement indicate that the legalization of marijuana has not reduced illicit sales on the black market there as proponents had predicted. In particular, black market dealers...
Alaska Mayors Group Opposes Legalizing Marijuana

Alaska Mayors Group Opposes Legalizing Marijuana

A group of Alaska mayors has come out in opposition of the ballot measure to legalize, tax and regulate recreational marijuana in Alaska. The Alaska Conference of Mayors announced Thursday that it had voted to oppose the initiative during an Aug. 13 meeting in Nome,...