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Survey Finds That Parents Who Support Marijuana Legalization Expect Strict Regulation of Its Availability to Kids

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 ~ A Majority of Parents Say Legal Age for Marijuana Use Should be 21, Smoking Pot in Public Places Should be Prohibited ~ A nationally representative survey released by The Partnership at Drugfree.org confirms that parents who support legalization of marijuana …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org to Lead Above The Influence Campaign

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New York- July 16, 2013 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org is taking the lead on Above the Influence (ATI), a popular and effectiveteen-targeted drug and alcohol prevention campaign. The nonprofit will be responsible for all national youth outreach, including advertising, …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Expands Its Board of Directors

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Four Diverse Executives Elected as National Nonprofit Commits to New Five-Year Strategic Plan New York – July 10, 2013 – The Board of Directors of the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance use disorders, …

Major League Baseball Charities and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Announce the Fourth Annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards

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New York, NY (June 20, 2013) – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), today announce the fourth annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field. The awards …

A Win for Families: Urban Outfitters Halts Prescription Drug Paraphernalia Product Sales

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Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO, The Partnership at Drugfree.org New York, NY, June 17, 2013—Last Friday, Urban Outfitters issued a statement to CNN that it was halting the sale of prescription drug paraphernalia products. The statement read, “In …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org and DDB New York Team Up on “Damaged Circuits”

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-New Multimedia Campaign Underscores Damaging Effects of Drug Use on Teen Brain- New York, NY – June 4, 2013 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit helping parents solve the problem of teen substance abuse, and DDB New York, …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Hosts Facebook Chat with New York Times Best-Selling Author of Clean and Beautiful Boy, David Sheff

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~Sheff to Chat Live about Drug Addiction as a Disease, Treatment and Recovery~ New York, NY, May 30, 2013 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the national nonprofit leading The Medicine Abuse Project, a multi-year initiative aimed at preventing half a …

Myths Debunked: Underage Drinking of Alcohol at Home Leads to Real Consequences for Both Parents and Teens

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~New Interactive Web Resource from The Treatment Research Institute and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Helps Educate Parents on State-By-State Penalties for Providing Alcohol to Teens~ New York, May 22, 2013 – While many parents may think that allowing their teens and their teens’ …

National Study: Teen Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs Up 33 Percent Since 2008, Stimulants Contributing to Sustained Rx Epidemic

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 Parents’ Lax Attitudes and Behavior Linked to Teen Rx Drug Misuse and Abuse ~ Nearly One-Third of Parents Believe Stimulants Can Improve Academic Performance, Even for Teens Who Do Not Have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ~ New York, NY – April …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Collaborates with Top Marketing Agency Hill Holliday on The Medicine Abuse Project

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~ Multi-Year Effort Will Help Prevent Half a Million Teens from Abusing Medicines by 2017 ~  New York, NY, March 25, 2013 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit helping parents solve the problem of teen drug and alcohol …

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