In 1983 a group of educators and police officers in Los Angeles came together and started an innovative prevention program known as D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). Over the next several years the program grew rapidly on the west coast. The Salem Police Department began their D.A.R.E. program in 1992 with one officer teaching full time in six elementary schools.
Central Point School Officers say the program D.A.R.E. is adding bullying and critical thinking to its program. “Sometimes there’s a disconnect between fifth grade and their high school years and that’s something we’re trying to fix now,” Officer J.R. Godley said.
The future of marijuana hangs in the balance as voters go to the polls on Tuesday. Residents of Oregon and Alaska will decide whether to follow Colorado and Washington, which in 2012 approved the world’s only regulated markets in the drug. The vote could double the...
Mothers and others who oppose marijuana legalization in Oregon talk to reporters. (Gosia Wozniacka / Associated Press). With pot sold openly to any adult who wants it in Colorado and Washington state, marijuana advocates were hoping restrictions in other states would...
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