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Aug 05, 2015, 08:14 ET

ONDCP Director Michael Botticelli To Address Community Leaders At CADCA Mid-Year, Releases New DFC DATA

More than 1,500 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from across the country are convening...

Aug 04, 2015, 09:28 ET

2015 Mid-Year Attendees Take Part In Inaugural Community Service Project To Help Indianapolis Residents In Recovery

 Fifty dedicated anti-drug coalition leaders, from around the country, will enrich their time in Indianapolis by participating in the first...

Aug 03, 2015, 13:29 ET

More Than 1,500 Anti-Drug Leaders And Youth Meet This Week In Indianapolis To Learn How To Reduce Substance Abuse In Their Communities

More than 1,500 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from across the country and world. The Mid-Year also welcomes nearly 200 youth...

Jul 31, 2015, 17:04 ET

Community Leaders From Across The Country Head To Indianapolis For CADCA 2015 Mid-Year Training Institute Aug. 2-6

More than 1,500 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from across the country will convene in Indianapolis Aug. 2-6 for Community...

Mar 10, 2015, 11:25 ET
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CADCA Takes Part in Critical Dialogue on Reducing Drug Use Around the World at 58th Session of UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs

This week, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) joins leaders from over 50 countries at the 58th session of the United Nations...

Feb 04, 2015, 16:22 ET
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CADCA Names Former Assistant Secretary For Health Dr. Howard Koh Its 2015 National Leadership Award Winner

In recognition of his significant contributions to public health and tobacco prevention, and his long-standing support of community-based drug...

Feb 03, 2015, 17:58 ET
Acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy addressed community leaders at CADCA's 25th Annual National Leadership Forum.

Current And Former U.S. Drug Czars Provide Important Perspective On Drug Policy In America

Today, the current and four former U.S. "Drug Czars" kicked off the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA) 25th Annual...

Feb 02, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Four Former U.S. Drug Czars To Participate In Special Panel Discussion On Drug Policy In America

Four former U.S. "Drug Czars" will take part in a once-in-a-lifetime panel discussion about our nation's drug policies. The panel,...

Jan 23, 2014, 15:53 ET
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Southeast Missouri State University President Kenneth Dobbins Appointed to CADCA Board

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation's leading substance abuse prevention organization, has appointed Dr. Kenneth...

Jan 22, 2014, 16:27 ET
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CADCA Responds To President Obama's Comments On Marijuana

Today, Gen. Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation's leading substance abuse prevention...

Dec 18, 2013, 15:17 ET

2013 Monitoring the Future Survey Finds Fewer Teens View Regular Marijuana Use As Harmful

Marijuana Use Continues to Increase among 8th and 10th Graders  More than 60 percent of high school seniors don't view regular marijuana...

Sep 23, 2013, 15:02 ET
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Business Leaders Show Their Support For Evidence-Based Drug Prevention At CADCA's Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner

Nearly 500 business leaders from the Washington, D.C. area and across the country will participate in Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America...

Aug 30, 2013, 13:47 ET
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CADCA Statement On DOJ Decision To Not Challenge State Laws That Legalize Marijuana

 Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Chairman and CEO Gen. Arthur T. Dean released the following statement in response to the...

Jul 18, 2013, 15:00 ET
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Community Leaders From Across The Country Head To Austin For CADCA 2013 Mid-Year Training Institute July 21-25

To learn new skills to tackle their community's substance abuse problems More than 1,700 substance abuse prevention and treatment...

Jun 26, 2013, 17:04 ET
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CADCA Statement On Release Of 2013 World Drug Report

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Chairman and CEO Gen. Arthur T. Dean released the following statement in response to the 2013...

May 09, 2013, 14:44 ET
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CADCA Applauds President Obama For Saying No To Drug Legalization

On May 3 during an address in Mexico City, President Obama confirmed his opposition to drug legalization, saying that "legalizing drugs is not the...

Apr 09, 2013, 13:07 ET

CADCA To Help Communities In Italy Prevent And Reduce Substance Abuse Problems

Based on its more than 20-year history of training communities to address substance abuse and its associated problems, Community...

Apr 02, 2013, 11:46 ET
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CADCA Chairman And CEO To Discuss Costs Of Prescription Drug Abuse At National Rx Drug Abuse Summit

Will Offer Solutions to Addressing this Public Health Crisis Research shows that prescription painkiller abuse and misuse cost insurers...

Mar 11, 2013, 18:06 ET
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Community Anti-Drug Coalitions Of America's Drug Free Kids Campaign Honors Philanthropist Stacie Mathewson And IMN Solutions CEO Jack Sammis For Their Efforts To Prevent And Reduce Substance Abuse

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is pleased to announce the honorees for the 2013 Drug Free Kids Campaign. Stacie Mathewson, a...

Feb 06, 2013, 06:00 ET

Thousands Of Community Advocates Headed To Capitol Hill Today To Educate Members Of Congress About Substance Abuse Prevention

To meet with U.S. Senators and Representatives from over 40 states during CADCA's 23rd Annual National Leadership Forum  Community...