Education the best way to stop drug addiction

A message from a Scientologist who is active in drug demand reduction in Australia, courtesy of the Bedingo AdvisorIN Drug Action Week (June 17-23), I want to tell readers that the “war on drugs” has NOT failed.The message is being heard by young people.Statistics show that education is by far the most effective at stopping the end users.Between 2004 and 2007 the use of marijuana by 14-19 year-olds fell by 28 per cent! So we are on the right track.The group I volunteer for, th … [Read more...]

Red Ribbon Week

For anyone wishing to take a stand against drugs, this is Red  Ribbon Week.In his research in late 1960s through 1980s, L. Ron Hubbard discovered that drugs are a primary block to spiritual progress.  Scientologists are very active in what is known as "demand reduction"--educating youth on the truth about drugs, so they decide to live drug-free lives.Many American Scientologists are active in Red Ribbon Week.   Here is a brief statement of the history and purpose of the program: Red Ribbon We … [Read more...]


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