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Race isn't worth fighting over, I found out long ago

...times. Let me explain.In the early 1970s, the Navy was big on social issues such as race relations, alcoholism, drug abuse and the like. The campaign was the work of one man, the new chief of naval operations, Elmo Zumwalt Jr., and he...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-27/race-isnt-worth-fighting-over-i-foun
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Alaska becomes 3rd state with legal marijuana

...combination with a 1975 state Supreme Court decision that legalized marijuana use inside homes - could open doors to drug abuse.Initiative backers promised Native leaders that communities could still have local control under certain conditions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/alaska-becomes-3rd-state-with-legal-
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Cal Thomas: Who needs an Ebola czar?

...presidents appointed several czars. Ronald Reagan named just one, a drug czar. He was Carlton Turner, director of the Drug Abuse Policy Office. How well that worked can be seen in the increasing numbers of states, and the District of Columbia...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-25/cal-thomas-who-needs-an-ebola-cza
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Welles: Legalized marijuana would hurt Alaska

...and taxing marijuana."In Colorado an attorney friend tells me non-violent crime is accelerating. Here in Alaska drug abuse is already epidemic even without legalization! Take the September 26-27 edition of the Clarion's article, "Nikiski...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-01/welles-legalized-marijuana-would-
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What others say: Crackdown on synthetic drugs will help combat substance abuse

...government law enforcement effort against drug abuse say the "war" has been a costly...government clearly has a role in reducing drug abuse, as demonstrated by the ever-evolving...according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. It is sold under such labels as...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-21/what-others-say-crackdown-on-synt
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Serenity House screens documentary on recovery and addiction

...movie-goers will learn about the 23.5 million people in America living in long-term recovery from alcohol and drug abuse and the stigma associated with addiction. "When I saw the trailer I got really excited," said Serenity House chemical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-11/serenity-house-screens-documentary-o
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Voices of Alaska: Scientists who know say 'no'

...evidence. My guide through the scientific literature was Dr. Nora Volkow, the Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Earlier this year, Dr. Volkow published a peer-reviewed paper about the health effects of marijuana...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-27/voices-of-alaska-scientists-who-k
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Micciche, Treider compete for Senate seat

...isn't shown to Alaskans in general. We have a lot of quality of life issues we are dealing with now like crime fueled by drug abuse. Hardly anything has been done to facilitate drug treatment on a statewide level."Treider said he was disappointed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-30/micciche-treider-compete-for-senate-
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Elementary students complete D.A.R.E. program

One hundred-fifty fifth-graders walked across the stage to receive their diplomas after completion of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education course Friday at Soldotna High School.Prior to graduation, students from Redoubt Elementary School...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-03/elementary-students-complete-dare-pr
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Challenge to school district: Keep arts education thriving

...arts scholarship. We could go on and on about the arts making the world a better place, preventing teen violence, drugs, abuse, depression, not to mention how the arts help brain development (are these enough reasons yet?), and that is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-18/challenge-to-school-distr
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