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Anti-Drug Program, Will No Longer
Talk to Children About Marijuana
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D.A.R.E., America´s Most Famous
Anti-Drug Program, Will No Longer
Talk to Children About Marijuana

Reason, by Mike Riggs

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Posted By:zoidberg, 12/4/2012 12:53:43 PM

D.A.R.E., the national nonprofit that has promoted "Drug Abuse Resistance Education" to elementary, middle, and high school students since the early 1980s, will all but drop anti-drug material from its curriculum for younger students, according to a state chapter leader. "D.A.R.E. America has determined that anti-drug material is not age-appropriate," the state affiliate leader, who asked not to be identified, told Reason. "The new curriculum focuses on character development." News of a major curriculum change was first reported in early November when an elementary school resource officer in Kennewick, Washington told KNDU25, "The new curriculum starts as of December

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/4/2012 1:33:54 PM     (No. 9048178)

That`s fine because in today`s public schools the children are having a hard enough time wrapping their impressionable heads around all the homosexual nonsense being thrown at them. They`d probably relish smoking a joint after a day full of leftist indoctrination....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: skedaddle, 12/4/2012 1:40:56 PM     (No. 9048188)

It won´t do any more or less good than it already does which is not much. My kids got a t-shirt and the experience of figuring out what to say to please the cop. There is no effective replacement for good parenting, no matter how well-intentioned.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mustang flyer, 12/4/2012 1:43:20 PM     (No. 9048195)

Gee if talking to kids about ´grass´ is not age appropriate how does ´properly fitting condoms´ fall into the ´OK´ criteria? Now that we have California telling the ´feds´ that they are going to allow grass for all who want it I want to see what the feds are going to do to back up Federal laws...the issue of explaining to children that it´s OK to have 2 mommies or 2 daddies when the rest of the world has a dad AND a mom...really a natural thing isn´t it...who are the ´different´ ones here...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: yuban, 12/4/2012 1:49:36 PM     (No. 9048209)

The dumbing down of America continues.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 12/4/2012 1:52:47 PM     (No. 9048219)

I guess they don´t want the children to hear of ALL the Studies stating that Marijuana causes Mental Brain Impairment.

They want ´dumb´ voters for generations to come.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/4/2012 2:40:00 PM     (No. 9048297)

+++++ Propaganda Alert ++++ Just like Obama snatched AARP in 2009 by inserting his own guy to support ObamaCare & preach NWO goals, Mooch has bought DARE New Jersey, as her propaganda machine.

DARE Nat´l is freaked out... They know soon the entire organization will be run from DC. Since the program is entrenched in all grade & high schools, Obama will build his Children´s Civilian Army, under the umbrella of DARE. Scary.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: vesicant, 12/4/2012 5:00:11 PM     (No. 9048555)

And yet they´ll talk to them about abortion.

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