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Août 17, 2019 by

At the occasion of the 9th show of the very popular pop-culture and fandom Comic Con Ireland 2019 event, hold on August 10th & 11th at the Convention Centre of Dublin, the Scientology Community Centre inspired by The Truth About Drugs campaign, launched its Comic Art Competition Project on the theme: Do Art, not Drugs. Comic Con at Convention Centre Dublin The purpose is to get the new Drug-Free Superheroe which will work together with their Wonder Woman, Spiderman and all people of good will to create a safe and sane environment! In one day, no less than 700 people toured the booth and got informative booklets on drugs. 150 artists interested by the competition signed up for the competition and another 200 youth will sign up online. The final result of the competition...

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Forza No Alla Droga Italia !

Juil 24, 2019 by

On 18th July, the Italian drug prevention team of Dico No Alla Droga (Say No To Drugs) was collaborating with other sponsors to the organization of the 7th edition of the StraSanGiacomo Valenza Foot Race. This event under the patronage of the City of Valenza is part of an important patronal event and gathering some 600 participants who received the marijuana leaflet. A great race that was reported in many media and they did a gift of 1560 Euros to the firemen of Valenza. On 20th July, the association Dico No Alla Droga (Say No To Drugs), with the support of Puglia.com did an extensive distribution of some 10,000 booklets The Truth About Drugs during the Jova Beach Party. There were some 40,000 people spectators who attended this high level musical show gathering big...

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Drugs and the future

Juil 23, 2019 by

An article written by our colleague from Greece The United Nations have declared the 26th of June as the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Let us use this opportunity to reflect on an all so important obstacle that inhibits the well-being and possibly the very future survival of our societies: Drugs. Drug use has been tormenting human societies since ancient times. The problem is intensified in our days. One of the three major properties of drugs is that they are essentially Poisons. Definition: [Poison]. 1. Natural or artificially created substance that after it is introduced into a living organism it exerts a harmful effect or even causes death: Dangerous / strong / deadly ~. The ~ of the snake / of the spider / of the mushroom. 2. Every substance that causes harm...

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The drug reality by 2019 June 26 !...

Juil 22, 2019 by

When some governments are looking to decriminalize and legalize the use of recreational cannabis despite the International Drug Control Conventions (1961,1971, 1988 and the CRC) wisely laid down to protect the health and welfare of the youth and mankind, the U.N. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is the  right time to seriously consider the current trend of the drug problem and draw the right conclusion. 1. Worldwide, according to the latest 2019 World Drug Report released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), in 2017 an estimated 271 million people (5.5 % of the global population) aged 15-64, had used drugs in the previous year. While this is similar to the 2016 estimate, a longer-term view reveals that the number of people who use drugs is now 30 %...

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CRC art. 33, Drug Prevention and Children...

Juil 7, 2019 by

There were a full room of public attending the side event, about 50 people from different ways of life but all concerned by the human rights, including the protection of the children by the States versus drug use, which is the objective of the article 33 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989). The Moderator in the introduction gave a short overview of the devastating effects created by the drugs and focused on the cannabis which is the entrance gate to the drug use for the youth. He reminded also the statements of the UNODC* Executive Director and of the former President of the INCB* very clear on the subject of recreative drug legalization and the violation of the 3 International Conventions by 2 countries worldwide ! The presentation of the...

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