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Vienna – Drug free expression for the 26 June...

Juil 4, 2017 by

In the city of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the Sag Nein Zu Drogen (Say No To Drugs) Austrian team celebrated the U.N. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking by offering to the passers-by information on drugs and the possibility to freely express themselves on the subject with art paintings. Whether adults or children, boys or girls, many took this opportunity to express a bold No To Drugs. They appreciated to have through the booklets The Truth About Drugs some direct and factual educational data regarding the short term and long term effects of the 10 most used drugs. At a time where a lot is written about harm reduction, shoot rooms, drug liberalization and rights, what about the implementation of the Article 33 of the U.N. Convention on...

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Geneva celebrates the 26 June

Juil 2, 2017 by

To celebrate the 26 June United Nations International Day on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the 11 volunteers of the Geneva Say No To Drug team held booths and visited no less than 300 shops of the city.  Following the dramatic 2017 World Drug Reports of the UNODC* and of the EMCDDA*, their purpose was to do a big educative campaign on the harmful effects of the 10 drugs the most used. They distributed during the week-end in Geneva 8,000 booklets The Truth About Drugs to raise the awareness of the youngsters, the parents, the educators, the officials interested by the drug problem, on the dangers the drugs represent not only for the individual health but for the whole society. *EMCDDA : European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (Lisbon) *UNODC : United...

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Citizens Initiative on 26 June for a Drug-Free Greece...

Juin 29, 2017 by

  The “Citizens Initiative for a Drug-Free Greece” team of volunteers distributed hundreds of anti-drug booklets on Sunday, June 25th at Sintagma Square, relaying their message for the International Day against Drug Abuse, which has been determined by the United Nations to take place on June 26th. The distribution had a great impact on people’s response and many people asked for more booklets, so that they could pass them to their friends. Our volunteers distributed more than 1,000 booklets within an hour, thus promoting the message of the international drug prevention program The Truth About Drugs, a program which is implemented in many countries and it meets great success. Young people learn the effects of the drugs and they get their own decisions to lead a drug-free life. www.notodrugs.gr...

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Belgium: 26 June, target done: 50,000 booklets distributed!...

Juin 29, 2017 by

To celebrate the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (26 June) the Belgium Team of Say No To Drugs reached their target: to distribute during the week 17-26 June 50,000 booklets The Truth About Drugs, describing the harmful effects of the 10 drugs the most used. This was accomplished through different activities: distribution in the streets of cities, in letterboxes, allying shopkeepers to distribute to their clients, booths set up in Brussels and during the Otter Trotter Festival, interview on a radio, an Open House held presenting the materials available, and a bike tour in Brussels alternating with distributions in different areas of the city. The public met was it educators, policemen, parents, directors of associations and youngsters were very supportive of the prevention activity and willing to sign the...

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Geneva Say No To Drug Association...

Avr 10, 2017 by

Geneva.- It’s in the famous European city of the International Institutions, located on the bank of the lake Leman, that 11 volunteers of the Geneva Say No To Drug Association of  gathered to do a lightning raid drug prevention and information operation,  distributing no less than 13,200 booklets The Truth About Drugs  in one day  either in the 460 shops or as hand-out to the passer-bys around the Cornavin train station. The booklets informing on the short and long term effects of the 14 most used drugs, including alcohol and cannabis got a great success  among the youth and the public, whether a pharmacist or this mother who called back to say that her son thanks to the booklet she gave to him, stopped, in a few days, to smoke...

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