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Narconon Drug Prevention Specialists Say 420 Events Pose New Problems

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — April 20th signals 420 events all over the world. Perhaps not as well known as other observances, the 20th day of April at 4:20 in the afternoon is the signal for cannabis users to gather in parks, on campuses and other locations to smoke pot publicly and otherwise flaunt laws against the drug, says Narconon.

Latino and Black Youth March Proudly Together in Long Beach to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sponsored by Narconon International and the National Alliance for Faith and Justice, youths carried a banner promoting peace between their races. Media in southern Los Angeles County have often reported conflict between Latinos and Blacks, but today 35 youths carried a banner in the Long Beach Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on 16 January specifically to promote peace and to show that the majority of youth want peace and are willing to do something to make peace between the races come true.

Narconon Continues Expansion in Eastern U.S.

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SAFETY HARBOR, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drug addiction has affected the lives of many in 2009 with the increase in prescription drug addiction as well as the economic recession upwards of 23 million have gone the route of drug addiction according to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. However, in 2009 a bright spot in the field of drug addiction has shown through. Narconon East U.S. has had a very successful year in drug prevention, education and rehabilitation.

Narconon Salutes its 1,200 Staff Worldwide on 13,000 Lives Saved This Last Decade

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Numbers are not just statistics. Sometimes they are human lives. In a decade, like so many in the preceding century when lives became daily body counts in televised wars, there have been uncounted lives saved. Narconon is certainly not the only organization whose staff have worked 24/7 year in, year out, to save lives. Narconon congratulates the selfless staffs of all humanitarian groups and those individual human beings who have struggled to raise the standard of civilization where other forces pull it down.

Narconon Helps Restore Honesty and Trust to Former Addicts

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is no secret that alcohol and drug abuse lead to risky behavior on the lighter side and a total depletion of honesty and virtues on the most severe. From promiscuity and theft to a lack of production at work and even murder, those who fall in the trap of substance abuse and addiction are largely responsible for the declining moral fabric of our society, says Narconon International.

Narconon Centers Educate Thousands during Red Ribbon Week

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Narconon International’s management office in Los Angeles worked with its drug rehabilitation and education centers throughout the country in a combined effort to speak with thousands of students and other community members during Red Ribbon Week.

Safe Drug Drop Off – Sheriff Baca, L.A. County communities, and Narconon Join Together to Get Drugs Out of the Medicine Cabinet

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drugs are toxic, both to the environment and people, especially children, some of whom hold ‘pharming’ parties to pop leftover scrips. Thus, a new pilot to provide mailbox-like safe drop-off sites, announced on 29 Sept, 2009 by Los Angeles County Sheriff Baca and mayors and councilmen and women from half a dozen L.A. County townships, joined by Narconon International.

Nepali Home Minister Commends Narconon International for Saving Lives

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KATHMANDU, Nepal (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘That Narconon International is producing real, life-saving results I personally saw in the eyes of your graduates in Narconon Nepal,’ wrote State Minister for Home Affairs Rizwan Ansari to Clark Carr, president of the international Narconon network, in a formal commendation. The Home Ministry presented the document to Mr. Carr at the conclusion of an August, 2009 technical and administration inspection visit Narconon International had paid to the new and growing Narconon Nepal drug rehabilitation center in Kathmandu.

More Drug Rehab for Less Violence in Mexico

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MAZATLAN, Mexico (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There have been thousands of killings in northern Mexico in the last two years, even including narcotrafficking bands attacking rehab centers. Narconon International executives decided to bring additional tools to fight the source of the problem – drug addiction itself. On July 14th and 15th, their staff gave a hands-on workshop to counselors from 8 Mazatlan drug rehabilitation centers in the State of Sinaloa.

Reduce Relapse Thru Effective Drug Rehabilitation and Save Society Tens of Thousands of Dollars Per Addict, says Narconon

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Drug rehabilitation will really impact society and save hundreds of billions of dollars,’ says Clark Carr, president of Narconon International, ‘when it demonstrates it can reduce relapse to drugs, not just keep addicts off the streets for a few months.’ Recently reviewing statistics of Narconon program graduates, Carr compared them to the costs society would have had if Narconon’s recovered addicts had continued to do drugs. Carr estimates that since 1990 in the United States alone the Narconon network might have saved city, county, state, and federal governments minimally $1.5 billion.

In response to recent killings in Juarez drug rehabilitation center

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LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘More drug rehabilitation and broader drug prevention, not less, is needed if we intend long-term reduction in drugs and crime along our border,’ says Clark Carr, president of Narconon International, a network of over 150 drug rehab and education centers. ‘The ONDCP, the UNODC, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, in fact, governments everywhere agree that reducing drug demand must parallel military and police interdiction.’

Narconon Drug Rehab Center and Volunteers Collaborate to Save Lives in Mazatlan, Mexico

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LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Narconon drug rehabilitation techniques are exactly what we have been searching for,’ says Victor Capaceta, director of two Mazatlan rehab facilities, named La Loma and La Veinte de Noviembre. Victor and other staff are currently training at the Narconon Navojoa center in the state of Sonora. They intend to bring home what they learn to help their more than 100 students struggling with addiction to alcohol and other drugs.