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WASHINGTON, D.C. ACTIVISTS ACQUIRE DRUG PREVENTION SKILLS

WASHINGTON, DCTHURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012

Community workers in nation’s capital attend Truth About Drugs seminar at Church of Scientology National Affairs Office. 

Religious leaders and directors of community betterment foundations immersed themselves in drug prevention training in November at the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office in the newly restored Fraser Mansion in Washington, D.C.

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MOTHER OF TWO LAUNCHES GRASSROOTS FIGHT AGAINST TEEN DRUG ABUSE

GLENDALE, CALIFORNIAWEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012

Inspired by tragedy, Scientologist tackles problem using hard-hitting Truth About Drugs curriculum featured in newly released brochure.

Kolaleh (Koko) Tabibzadeh and her husband chose Glendale, California, as a friendly, safe community in which to raise their family. In 2012, a newsflash changed her life.

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ENTREPRENEUR INVESTS IN COMMUNITY WITH TRUTH ABOUT DRUGS

FLORIDATUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2012

New publication released November 13 describes drug education initiative supported by Church of Scientology and Scientologists such as Jim Mathers of Clearwater, Florida

Determined to put an end to drug abuse, Scientologist Jim Mathers is leveraging his personal and company resources to bring the truth about drugs to the community.

A licensed engineer, retired U.S. Navy officer and entrepreneur, Mathers is co-founder and president of an energy supply company. But he also devotes time to eradicate drugs through education.

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PASTOR INFUSES LATINO COMMUNITY WITH TRUTH ABOUT DRUGS

DOWNEY, CALIFORNIAMONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012

Rev. Roberto Recillas reaches Southern California barrios with fact-based drug education

Rev. Roberto Recillas of Downey, California, knows the value of effective drug education. Founder and executive director of the I Believe in my Future initiative, he is dedicated to educating and inspiring children, parents and families to make a difference in their lives and the community.

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GETTING RESULTS FIGHTING DRUG USE IN NEW ZEALAND

NEW ZEALANDSUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2012

The Church of Scientology partners with the Maori Wardens of New Zealand to help slash drug use and possession offenses as much as 22 percent over two years.

Alarmed by soaring drug use in New Zealand, Rita Peters, Public Affairs Officer of the Church of Scientology of Auckland and coordinator of the Truth About Drugs drug education initiative, teamed with Maori Wardens to take action.

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TRUTH ABOUT DRUGS KEEP OCALA FOOTBALL PLAYER IN THE LINEUP

OCALA, FLORIDAFRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2012

Released November 13, 2012, a new brochure, Scientology: How We Help—the Truth About Drugs, Creating a Drug Free World, describes the inroads made daily against drug abuse and addiction in cities around the world.  This story of how the program helped a Florida high school student is typical of the program’s effectiveness.

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BRITISH SCIENTOLOGISTS “GOLD MEDAL” IN DRUG EDUCATION AND PREVENTION

UNITED KINGDOMTHURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2012

Featured in the newly released brochure, British Scientologists carried out the largest anti-drug operation in history, organizing the distribution of one million Truth About Drugs booklets during the London 2012 Olympics.

If there were an Olympic event in drug education and prevention, London Scientologists would have taken gold. As people flocked to the Olympic and Paralympics July 27-September 9, they distributed 1 million copies of Truth About Drugs education booklets.

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BRINGING THE TRUTH ABOUT DRUGS TO SOUTH LOS ANGELES

SOUTH LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIAWEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2012

Church of Scientology Community Center commemorates its one-year anniversary November 5 with renewed commitment to create a Drug-Free South L.A.

Once known as South Central, and made famous by the lyrics of gangsta rap, South Los Angeles has risen from the ashes of the 1992 riots—determined, stronger, and committed to positive change.  But the specter of drug abuse still threatens to ruin dreams, especially those of promising young people, and cut short efforts to build safe and prosperous neighborhoods.

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WORLD CHAMPION MARTIAL ARTIST TAKES DRUGS TO THE MAT

LA CRESCENTA, CALIFORNIATUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012

A new Scientology publication, Scientology: How We Help—The Truth About Drugs, Creating a Drug-Free World, was released November 13, 2012 to make stories like those of Dr. Alf Garbutt commonplace the world over.

Winner of 19 world martial arts titles, Dr. Alf Garbutt had met his match. The La Crescenta, California, chiropractor and sports medicine specialist was looking for ways to counter the plague of drug abuse and the social chaos it causes, finding the challenge daunting.

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EFFECTIVE DRUG EDUCATION ESSENTIAL IN REDUCING PRISON POPULATIONS

VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIAMONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2012

Church of Scientology working with inmates at Victorville Prison to reduce prison population through effective drug education

Effective drug education is critical if society is to reduce its prison population, representatives of the Church of Scientology stressed at the third annual reentry summit at the Victorville Federal Prison Complex in California.

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REACHING OUT TO NEIGHBORHOOD KIDS WITH THE TRUTH ABOUT DRUGS

MONROVIA, CALIFORNIASUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2012

Gail Carroll’s education and prevention efforts shows the commitment of those spreading the truth about drugs during National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

In declaring October National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, President Obama wrote, “Every day, far too many Americans are hurt by alcohol and drug abuse.” He paid tribute to “all those working to prevent substance abuse in our communities,” and encouraged rededication “to building a safer, drug-free America.”

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SCIENTOLOGISTS BRING TRUTH ABOUT DRUGS TO KWAZULU-NATAL SCHOOLS

KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICASATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2012

A Scientology publication released November 13, 2012 describes grass-roots action against cannabis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, where alarming levels of student use of the drug prompted Scientologists to take action.

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SCIENTOLOGY STEPS UP FIGHT AGAINST DRUGS AND CRIME IN LOS ANGELES

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIAFRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2012

Released November 13, “Scientology: How We Help—The Truth About Drugs, Creating a Drug-Free World,” details how Los Angeles County law enforcement uses the Church of Scientology’s Truth About Drugs program to fight addiction scourge.

Through Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies, more than 2,000 at-risk youth have completed Truth About Drugs education.

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SCIENTOLOGISTS AND DRUZE LEADERS JOIN HANDS TO COMBAT DRUG ABUSE AND ADDICTION

ISFIYA, ISRAELTHURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2012

Every week, in cities around the world, Scientologists work in their communities to bring about a drug-free world, as described in the brochure released November 13, 2012, Scientology: How We Help—The Truth About Drugs, Creating a Drug-Free World

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CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY INGLEWOOD FIRST ANNIVERSARY GALA

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIATHURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2012

The new Church of Scientology Inglewood and its Community Center celebrate first anniversary with gala awards event

The Church of Scientology of Inglewood and the Scientology Community Center of South Los Angeles marked the anniversary of their first year of service to parishioners and the local community with a gala celebration November 10.

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SCIENTOLOGY BROCHURE HIGHLIGHTS PROGRAMS THAT REDUCE DRUG ABUSE

ITALYWEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012

Released November 13, 2012, the brochure, Scientology: How We Help—The Truth About Drugs, Creating a Drug-Free World, features a drug education and prevention campaign that was instrumental in causing a 25 percent decrease in drug use in Italy.

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NEW PUBLICATION PROVIDES THE KEY TO CREATING A DRUG-FREE WORLD

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIAMONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012

The Truth About Drugs initiative, supported by the Church of Scientology, makes highly effective drug education and prevention available to communities everywhere.

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GROUNDBREAKING BOOK-ON-FILM ANSWERS THE QUESTION “WHAT IS SCIENTOLOGY?”

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIATHURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2012

To address unprecedented worldwide demand, Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought, L. Ron Hubbard’s first book on the theory and practice of Scientology, is now available as a groundbreaking 90-minute book-on-film. The film was produced and released in response to the overwhelming interest in Scientology, manifested by the more than 160 million visitors to the Church’s official Internet site asking the question: “What is Scientology?” The film, available in English and 15 other languages, provides the answer in an entirely new way.

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CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY SPONSORS RED RIBBON WEEK FORUM ON STRATEGIES TO REDUCE DRUG DEMAND

WASHINGTON, DCWEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012

Honoring Red Ribbon Week and its message of prevention and education, The Church of Scientology National Affairs Office in Washington, D.C. co-hosted the first annual anti-drug forum of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World on October 22.

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16TH ANNUAL CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY CHARITY CONCERT - RAISES £50,000 TO AID ROYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION

EAST GRINSTEAD/SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOMMONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2012

Sunday October 21st, an audience of over 1500, including mayors, dignitaries and other special guests, attended a musical spectacular hosted by the Church of Scientology at Saint Hill Manor. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution, a charitable institution founded in 1824 to save lives at sea, was the beneficiary of this 16th annual Gala Charity Concert staged in the Grand Marquee—one of the largest marquees in Europe.

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