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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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CZ. Operation Drug Prevention

Déc 13, 2018 by

The Czech Republic Say No To Drugs team did a vast drug prevention operation in the nicely decorated city of Pilsen which is already in the Christmas mood. Good time to remember that drugs, including alcohol are psychoactive substances that are not making people happy and enjoying life. A French poet, Charles Baudelaire, said in the Artificial Paradises, speaking about hashish: »The will especially is attacked, of all the faculties, the most precious. »  Thus, through the city and the booths the team with their helpers handed out by hand no less than 1400 booklets from the series The Truth About Drugs. The public mainly composed of parents and families was very receptive and appreciated a lot the operation as you can see...

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SNTD Madrid, Urban Violence & Education...

Nov 8, 2018 by

The Say No To Drugs team of Madrid was invited to participate to the Second World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace (5-8 November 2018) . They delivered a lecture on drug prevention as a tool for reducing the violence and generating peace in the cities. The audience very interested by the subject, was composed of no less than 40 people coming from all ways of life, citizens, parents, officials  and representatives of the civil society. Drugs are more than just another social problem and now, the greatest toll is on young people. This Forum was a great opportunity for the lecturer to show to the public that the ignorance about what is a drug and how harmful drugs are, contributes to endanger the life not only of the individuals but...

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Paris: Prevention for Health Protection...

Oct 20, 2018 by

The Say No To Drugs France team had been invited to held a booth about the danger of drug use at an Health Forum organized by the City Council of a Paris suburban city. This was a great opportunity for the team to meet with youngsters and adolescents, parents, teachers and educators from different associations and explain to them factually what is a drug, why and how it is easy to become a drug addict and then the subsequent destructive effects of the drugs on the individual and beyond that,  the problems they created in the family cell and indirectly at the societal levels. Thus more than 60 youth got the point on the harmful effects of drug use.  It was very interesting to note the great interest and attention shown by the youth...

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