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Jan 27, 2016, 16:24 ET
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2,700+ Substance Abuse Prevention Specialists Convene at CADCA's National Leadership Forum

More than 2,700 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from throughout the country will convene at Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of...

Jan 25, 2016, 14:59 ET
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Marijuana Trends, Heroin Epidemic, Other Key Substance Abuse Issues Explored At CADCA's 26th Annual National Leadership Forum

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is holding its 26th Annual National Leadership Forum to convene thousands of community substance...

Oct 21, 2015, 18:34 ET
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CADCA Statement On President Barack Obama's Address On Prescription Drug Abuse And Heroin Use

 Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) supports President Barack Obama's remarks this afternoon on prescription drug abuse and...

Oct 06, 2015, 17:15 ET

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals President And CEO Mark Trudeau, Former MLB Player Jaime Moyer And Spouse Karen, To Be Honored At CADCA's Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner On Oct. 7th

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) celebrates its 17th annual Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner. The event will bring...

Oct 01, 2015, 18:04 ET

National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month Kicks Off Today

Did you know that one in 25 youth ages 12 through 17 has abused cough medicine to get high from its dextromethorphan ingredient, and one...

Sep 10, 2015, 19:12 ET

2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health Finds Marijuana Use Continuing to Rise Among Youth

 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) report shows...

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...