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And in Vienna…

Oct 10, 2019 by

On Saturday October 5th and Sunday October 6th, was held in the City hall of Vienna the Volunteers’ Fair. So, on Saturday the Say No To Drug (SNTD) Team of Vienna held an event in front of the City Hall of Vienna. This was an opportunity to inform people and provide them with the right information, either personally or through the booklets The Truth About Drugs they were handing out, on the too often untold harmful effects of drug use. The team of SNTD volunteers set up their blue tent in front of the beautiful « rathaus » building. And it was a great action because not only they were able to provide factual data on drugs to a hundred of people to their great satisfaction but they also find some people who decided to help...

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News from GREECE

Oct 8, 2019 by

On September 29th and 30th, 2019 our friends from the Say No To Drugs (SNTD) Team from Athens were invited to participate to the Program organized during the Annual Volunteering Festival of Greece(*) together with 80 other Greek voluntary organisations. A booth with prevention education materials from the Foundation Drug Free World(*) was set up and on the Sunday Workshop (13:00-14:00) a lecture on The Truth About Drugs had been delivered to the public with great success and excellent feed back. Thus, hundreds of visitors were informed on the devastating effects of drugs on human beings and on the need of early prevention education to protect the youth, the most vulnerable, against the harmful effects of the drugs. Our team received a great number of compliments and congratulations for their educational actions from parents,...

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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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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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