Drug Education Featured on DRCNet web site
Please distribute widely, especially to the media:
- Why is drug education failing?
- Why is the government suppressing critical research on the topic?
- Why are people afraid to talk about it?
The Drug Reform Coordination Network's web site is currently featuring
an exploration of the drug education issue -- specifically, the general
failure of current modes of drug education, the establishment's resistance
to change, and the government's attempts to suppress critical research
on the topic. Please visit http://www.drcnet.org
and follow the link to "Why is Drug Education Failing?".
- "Listen to what young people are saying about drug use",
Brenda Payton's March 6th column in The Oakland Tribune, featuring researcher
Joel Brown's findings on kids' views on current drug education that the
government didn't want to hear.
- "Don't You D.A.R.E.", summary of portions of Stephen Glass's
cover article in the March 3rd New Republic about tactics used by the DARE
program and some of its supporters to suppress evidence of the program's
ineffectiveness and censor those those who criticize it.
- "A Different Look at DARE", DRCNet's topics in depth section
discussing the popular but ineffective program.
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