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Subject: JTO Direct - Daily Edition - 9/28/05
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2005 01:28:18 -0400 (EDT)
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Daily Edition - Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco September 28, 2005
Marijuana Legalization Campaign Targets Seven States
The Marijuana Policy Project is organizing grassroots advocacy campaigns
in seven states around the issue of marijuana legalization.
Katrina Survivor Turns to Valium, Alcohol to Ease Mental Woes
Beer and Valium are the drugs of choice for Tom Leynes, 49, who is
trying to ward off depression after losing his house and job in
Stop Alcohol-Fueled Sports Violence!
Alcohol-fueled violence at professional sporting events is ruining
America's favorite pastimes, and unsafe alcohol serving practices are
part of the problem. The Marin Institute urges you to take action.
Antidrug Ad Cuts Eyed by GOP
The House Republican Study Committee has put the national antidrug
advertising campaign on the cutting block, saying the project hasn't
been proven to work and that the money could be used to pay for
Hurricane Katrina relief.
'Dust-Off' Seen as Dangerous Inhalant
The computer keyboard cleaner Dust-Off has been linked to several deaths
among youths using the product to get high.
Caffeine-Laden Kiddie Energy Drink Causes Controversy
An energy drink called Spark, being marketed to children ages 4-11 as
well as teens and adults, contains high levels of caffeine and other
Cocaine Most Widely Used Illicit Stimulant; Methamphetamine Use Varies
The Community Epidemiology Work Group recently released a report focused
on methamphetamine and cocaine use.
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Katrina Causes Wave of Addiction Problems
Hurricane Katrina displaced thousands of people with addictions from
their support networks, added strain on people who may have been walking
the line between moderate use and addiction, and put millions at risk of
turning to alcohol or other drugs..
CSAP's Regional Alcohol and Drug Awareness Resource (RADAR) Network:
Fall 2003 Directory
Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based
Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders, Second Edition
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