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Senators Slam ONDCP on Drug-Free Communities Funding, Demand Info

Two of the original Senate cosponsors of the Drug Free Communities Act have written a harshly critical letter to drug czar John Walters, questioning his office's handling of the program and demanding a raft of information. …

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Supreme Court Case Pits Religion Against Drug Laws

The U.S. Supreme Court could soon rule on whether drug use is a protected part of the practice of certain religions. …

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Christian Health Plan Excludes Those with 'Sinful' Habits

Faith-based health plans marketed to evangelical Christians bar membership to those who smoke or drink more than in moderation. …

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Community Foundation Giving Triples Since 1996

The assets of community foundations continue to grow, as does their giving: the Columbus Foundation reports that community-foundation grantmaking has tripled since 1996. …

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Drug-Free Communities Grant Process Blasted as Political, 'Flawed'

Community anti-drug coalitions lost funding after the federal drug czar's office threw out peer-review scores typically used to award the Drug-Free Communities grants and adopted a different set of funding criteria. …

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$72 Million Awarded to Community Anti-Drug Coalitions

The Office of National Drug Control Policy awarded a total of $72 million to various youth drug, alcohol, and tobacco prevention programs nationwide. …

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Rural Philanthropy Growing Across U.S., Report Finds

Amid dwindling government support and declining populations, grassroots philanthropy has raised billions of dollars for healthcare, education and community support in rural areas. …

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Appalachian Substance Abuse Coalition Highlights Need for Treatment in Southwest Virginia

At a recent coalition meeting, speakers and delegates discussed the causes of, and possible solutions to, the rising rate of prescription drug abuse in Southwest Virginia. …

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Community Coalition Partnerships Bring Success

Churchill Community Coalition, a nonprofit organization of over 50 community partners, has released a Community Needs Assessment, Prevention Plan, and Resource Assessment to guide area prevention efforts to address the needs of Churchill County youth. …

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Study: Federally Funded Faith-Based Programs Lack Oversight

A new study suggests that monitoring and oversight of federally funded faith-based organizations is lax. …

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