Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use

Illegal drugs and increased drug use among teenagers continues to threaten the safety, health, and future of our children.

D.A.R.E.’s Position and Curricula Regarding Marijuana & Legalization

1.  What is D.A.R.E.’s position regarding the legalization of marijuana? D.A.R.E. America is a non-profit organization dedicated to our mission of “Teaching students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives.” As taught in our curricula, we...

OUR VIEW: A community problem, and it’s in need of a community solution

Editorial from Christian County Headliner News: A community problem, and it’s in need of a community solution. Children need to be taught about drugs, alcohol and cigarettes. They need to know how it affects them. They need to know that just because it’s legal, that doesn’t mean it’s good for your body.

Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado – The Impact

The 4th major report on the legalization impact of marijuana on Colorado. “Alcohol has been the number one substance involved in teen suicide, to have marijuana replace alcohol as the leading substance, is very alarming . . .”

The Number Of Kids Using Illicit Drugs In Idaho Will Surprise You

Maybe the D.A.R.E program is working? Drug use across the United States among teens was lower in 2016 than 2015. That's the good news. The bad news is that Idaho still has a good sized drug problem. MSM reports that in 2015, 8.57 percent of kids 12-17 years old Idaho...

Local Youth Talks Anti-Tobacco Plan for Peers with Leaders

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids President Matt Meyers, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Nevada Representative Spencer Flanders, and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Executive Director Susan Liss A local high school student met with U.S. Sen. Dean Heller and U.S....

 
 
 
 
 
 

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