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  • National Drug Strategy Report
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    National Drug Strategy Report

    Mr. McCaffrey and others spoke to reporters about the annual report on drug abuse. Among the topics they addressed were the increased use of ecstasy, drug treatment programs, and adolescent…

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  • Drug Alcohol and Tobacco Usage
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    Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Usage

    Administration officials announced the release of the National Household Survey on substance abuse, which includes national and state estimates of illicit drug, alcohol, and cigarette use.…

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  • Alcohol Drugs and Crime
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    Alcohol, Drugs and Crime

    The Office of National Drug Control Policy sponsored a National Assembly on Drugs, Alcohol and the Criminal Offender. Senior administration officials talked about their agencies' efforts to…

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  • Drug Use Prevention and Treatment
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    Drug Use Prevention and Treatment

    As part of the National Assembly on Drugs, Alcohol and the Criminal Offender, participants talked about the importance of drug use prevention and treatment in society. They focused on the…

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  • 1998 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse Report
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    1998 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse Report

    Secretary Shalala and General McCaffrey announced the results of the 1998 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse. The report showed that drug abuse among adolescents dropped and credited…

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  • AntiDrug Campaigns
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    Anti-Drug Campaigns

    General McCaffrey announced a new advertising campaign designed to keep children from using illegal drugs. The advertisements were designed for broadcast and print and were in 12 languages.…

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  • Drugs in State Prisons
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    Drugs in State Prisons

    In a ceremony in the Oval Office, the vice president talked about drug use and trafficking in prisons. General McCaffrey described the vicious cycle of drug use which causes further…

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  • Drugs in State Prisons Initiative
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    Drugs in State Prisons Initiative

    General McCaffrey talked with reporters about an initiative President Clinton will announce later this afternoon. He described the large percentages of prison inmates who are incarcerated for drug- and…

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  • Prison Drug Use
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    Prison Drug Use

    The center released a report saying that 80 percent of the adults in U.S. prisons are incarcerated because of criminal activity linked to drug and alcohol abuse. The panelists urged…

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  • Women and Substance Abuse
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    Women and Substance Abuse

    Former first lady Betty Ford and others announced the release of a report on the issue of substance abuse in women in the U.S. They discussed treatment methods and efforts at prevention.…

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