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  • Roxanne
    ... Subject: JT Direct: ONDCP Unveils Strategy for Meth, Prescription Drugs Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2006 12:02:45 GMT From: Join Together
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      Subject: JT Direct: ONDCP Unveils Strategy for Meth, Prescription Drugs
      Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2006 12:02:45 GMT
      From: Join Together <jto-direct@...>
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      To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>


      *Daily Edition* June 5, 2006

      *TOP STORY*

      *ONDCP Unveils Strategy for Meth, Prescription Drugs*
      The new 'Synthetic Drug Control Strategy' unveiled by the White House
      Office of National Drug Control Policy calls for cutting use of
      methamphetamines and misuse of prescription drugs by 15 percent over the
      next three years.

      *YOUR TURN*

      *CADCA: Major Inaccuracies in LA Times Article*
      'Anti-drug overdose?' -- a recent LA Times article, summarized by Join
      Together -- reported that several prevention programs lacked evidence of
      effectiveness. In this letter, CADCA refutes some of those claims.

      *U.S. DOE's National Meeting on AOD Abuse and Violence Prevention in
      Higher Ed.* <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/mdAok1M1vROb/>
      Hundreds of higher ed professionals, community prevention stakeholders,
      and government officials from all levels will gather for the U.S.
      Department of Education's 20th Anniversary National Meeting on Alcohol
      and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Higher Education,
      October 19-22, 2006.

      More in Your Turn <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/m1Aok1M1vROg/>


      *Crack Smoke Said to Kill Infant*
      Murder charges are pending against the parents of a Kentucky
      five-month-old allegedly killed by secondhand smoke from a crack pipe.

      *MySpace Becomes Gang Space, Schools Say*
      Online communities like MySpace, MiGente, and Bebo are being used by
      web-savvy youth gangs to recruit members, bully classmates and brag
      about their exploits.

      *'Smokeasies' Pop Up in Seattle*
      Secret smoking dens are appearing in Seattle as smokers seek an indoor
      space where they can puff, drink, and socialize.

      *Smokers Think Hand-Rolled Smokes Safer*
      A survey of 1,000 British smokers found that about a quarter believed --
      wrongly -- that hand-rolled cigarettes are less risky than manufactured

      More headlines <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/u7Aok1M1vRO4/>

      *Take Action! *

      Legal Action Center Alert: Ask Congress To Increase Funding for Alcohol
      and Drug Programs <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/u1Aok1M1vROB/>



      *SAMSHA Director Submits Resignation*
      Charles Curie, administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health
      Services Administration for nearly the entire span of the Bush
      administration, has resigned.


      Internet Pharmacies: Some Pose Safety Risks for Consumers

      Selling Healthy Lifestyles: Using Social Marketing to Promote Change and
      Prevent Disease <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/E1Aok1M1vROW/>


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      Roxanne Baker C.M.A.
      Chapter Coordinator
      NAMA Board


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