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Geneva shopkeepers and SNTD

Mai 6, 2018 by

The Say No To Drugs Geneva Team went to do prevention information actions across the city and at Cornavin, the main railway station in Geneva. They visited more than 100 shopkeepers and businesses, informing them that they could be a key relay point for reducing the drug demand and protect the population. When told about the importance of providing to their clients correct data on the harmful effects of drugs, they were eager to cooperate. Indeed, educating the parents is the first way to tackle the drug problem and to protect the children. Thus, the team distributed 1600 booklets The Truth About Drugs, 150 flyers to order more booklets and 120 newscasts on drugs. Many additional requests were then received and a parent sent back an interesting testimony summing up their need of information on...

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Slovakia: The Truth About Drugs Team...

Avr 28, 2018 by

« Addressing to the children, we need to be faster than drug dealers. We need to fill in the vacuum on the drug reality with proper data to protect them sustainably » says Peter from the Slovensko Bez Drog (Drug Free Slovakia) Team. Martin Madej (singer), Milan Skriniar (soccer), Matej Toth (olympic athlete), Martin Valihora (drummer), Patrik Vrbovsky « rytmus »( rapper) are supporting the drug prevention education. Since 2009, the Say No To Drugs Slovakia Team is carrying on with drug prevention lectures and by the end of 2017 they did 1,068 lectures attended by 36,275 children in different schools of Slovakia. In addition,in 2018 from February to March, 102,000 fliers exposing the harmful effects of marijuana were distributed thanks to the participation of 48 volunteers. The spreading of data about the drug dangers are also using...

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Sidi Bel Abbes (Algeria) Against Drugs...

Avr 27, 2018 by

The President of the French association No to Drugs, Yes to Life (SNTD.FR), Catherine, created a partnership with the Algerian Association of Protection of the Youth Against Social Ills to help them to make a sustainable prevention campaign on the drug dangers at a large scale in their country, starting with their city Sidi Bel Abbes. The Wilaya of Sidi Bel Abbes (Algerian department) has between 900,000 and 1 million inhabitants in 52 communes, 15 sub-prefectures. There is a majority of 70% of young people in the Wilaya. Algeria is seriously affected by this drug scourge, some people even having begun to cultivate the cannabis plants in the country. The leaders of this association had elaborated a calendar of visits: . Visit to the « Directorate of Youth and Sports » . Visit to the « Directorate...

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Germany: Prevention Education works!...

Avr 24, 2018 by

Situation:  In the Czech Republic, since 2009, it is not illegal anymore to carry between 5-10 doses of any drug – including ecstasy, heroin or crystal meth. (see Czech Regulation No. 467/2009).                                The Czech Republic (green), one of Germany’s neighboring countries  Ever since then, crystal meth – a cheaply, easily manufactured and highly addictive drug – has been flooding across the Czech border into Germany, where it is sold with profit. See the following graphs published by the newspaper « Die Welt » in 2013:  Left: amount of crystal meth seized by police in Germany (in kg) Right: location of seizures Crystal meth is a cheap, synthetic drug made of easily accessible ingredients such as cough syrup and battery acid. Users...

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