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No « Pot » in France

Mai 10, 2019 by

In March 2018 in Switzerland was accepted the « legal cannabis »with maximum 1% THC . In October 2018 in Canada was legalized the use and the selling of cannabis as being a responsible and fair policy act to prevent the black market * which, by the way, has already organized parallel markets! The sad point is that this legalization was done despite several Canadian medical body warnings. Indeed, a large percentage of suicide attempts among young people in their twenties are related to cannabis use, says the University of Montreal. In addition, these legalizations are in violation of the three International Drug Control Conventions** according UNODC and INCB (2019). So, to ensure a better information and protection of the French population on the drug dangers, the French Say No To Drugs associations and groups did...

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FR. Rugby vs. Drugs

Mar 11, 2019 by

It is in the pure French sport tradition that the 6 Nations Rugby Tournament was taking place in Paris during February. Pointless to say that a good supporter as well as a true tough rugby player has better to stay away of the drugs or to try to escape the reality by smoking drugs. Indeed all the physical and mental capacities and speed of reaction are fully mobilized during this kind of match, no complacency! This is why the French Say No To Drugs Team from Paris was present at the stadium with their booklets The Truth About Drugs as a reminder for the supporters. And they were rather well welcomed by the enthusiastic supporters for France and Scotland...

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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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France – 26 June & SNTD...

Juil 11, 2018 by

During the week of June 26, the U.N. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, our French Say No To Drugs (SNTD) groups were out to inform again and again about the dangers of drugs! In total there were 16,647 booklets The Truth About Drugs distributed in the cities of Paris, Clermont-Ferrand, Angers, Marseille, Bordeaux, Lyon and our new group in the Pyrenees !!! The association has been invited to three Forums on drugs in the suburbs of Paris. This was really successful and the actions will be renewed the following year . Thanks to all these actions, things are changing … We are no longer the only ones to indicate that the only way out is prevention. The Truth on drugs is finally published in the media. For nearly 28 years, the hard...

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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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