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The Foundation for a Drug-Free World is a nonprofit public benefit corporation that empowers youth and adults with factual information about drugs so they can make informed decisions and live drug-free.

Young Art and Essay Contest Winners Awarded by Mayor

Young Art and Essay Contest Winners Awarded by Mayor

The Niagara Region Chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World mobilized to help the youth of the area in light of these troubling statistics: Binge drinking by Niagara Falls youth in grades 9 to 12 is higher than the provincial average.…

Drug Use and Trafficking Decreased in Rio de Janeiro During the 2016 Olympics for the First Time Since 2008

Drug Use and Trafficking Decreased in Rio de Janeiro During the 2016 Olympics for the First Time Since 2008

A review of drug statistics from 2010 to 2016 released by the Rio Civil Police reveals a sudden drop in drug apprehension statistics after the 2016 Rio Olympics. The February 2017 Institute of Public Security report shows that total drug…

16th Annual Marathon for a Drug-Free Hungary

16th Annual Marathon for a Drug-Free Hungary

Completing a grueling 42-day run, the athletes of the Drug-Free Hungary Marathon have traveled some 2,000 miles, bringing their message of drug-free living to youth in 300 towns and cities. According to European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), the 2014 international…

Drug-Free World Teams Up With Educators to Bring the Truth About Drugs to BCS Youth

Drug-Free World Teams Up With Educators to Bring the Truth About Drugs to BCS Youth

​​With increased drug abuse and drug-related violence threatening lives daily in Baja California Sur, state officials are initiating the Foundation for a Drug-Free World’s “Truth About Drugs” program with an official co-signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) and a…

Help Tackle the Drug Epidemic February 4 at Houston Live

Help Tackle the Drug Epidemic February 4 at Houston Live

Houston Chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World launches massive drug prevention campaign.​ What:     Houston chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World has handed out 100,000 copies of drug prevention booklets this week. On February 4 they plan…

Five Reasons to Get Involved in Drug Education

Five Reasons to Get Involved in Drug Education

​Letters from parents, teachers, police, mentors and community leaders flood in to the Foundation for a Drug-Free World from across the globe, attesting to the importance and impact of The Truth About Drugs education initiative.  "The Drug-Free World videos are riveting and impactful to…

Team USA Women's Eight – the Best in the Water and the Best in Life

Team USA Women's Eight – the Best in the Water and the Best in Life

​​​​The Team USA Best Awards are accepting votes for the best athletes and teams of the 2016 Olympics. And the team Time magazine described as America’s Best Olympic Team are not only exceptional athletes, they set the standard. There is…

Volunteers at Rio Olympics Launch Gold-Medal Effort to Defeat Drug Abuse

Volunteers at Rio Olympics Launch Gold-Medal Effort to Defeat Drug Abuse

​​​​​​Volunteers are making a difference in Rio—they have distributed a million drug education booklets to the athletes, the international crowd attending, and hundreds of thousands in the slums (favelas) of the city. While more than 11,000 athletes from 207 nations…

Groups Commit to End Drug Abuse in Brazil

Groups Commit to End Drug Abuse in Brazil

A grassroots movement has sprung up in Rio. It is comprised of church groups and other nonprofits who are partnering with the Los Angeles-based Foundation for a Drug-Free World.  In addition to handing out copies of the booklets to those…

Local Merchants Join in the Fight Against Drugs

Local Merchants Join in the Fight Against Drugs

​Belgium is a major hub for distribution of Colombian cocaine into Europe, with 3 tons seized in the port of Antwerp so far this year. And according to the Eurotox Global Drug Survey 2016, Belgians have reached a level of…

Drug-Free World Tackles Drug Abuse in Sophiatown, South Africa

Drug-Free World Tackles Drug Abuse in Sophiatown, South Africa

Sophiatown was a cultural hub of the black community during Apartheid South Africa until it was razed and all its residents relocated in February 1955. The town has never recovered the spirit and optimism it once had. And sixty years later it is…

Foundation for a Drug-Free World Launches Campaign for Brazil Olympics

Foundation for a Drug-Free World Launches Campaign for Brazil Olympics

With the Olympics beginning August 5, the Foundation for a Drug-Free World has launched a drug prevention campaign to counter Brazil’s drug epidemic. And they also plan to put out the drug-free message to the 10,500 Olympians and the estimated…

Campaigning to Free Southeast Sardinia From Drug Abuse

Campaigning to Free Southeast Sardinia From Drug Abuse

The Sardinia chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World carry out a relentless campaign to combat drug abuse and addiction. Their purpose is to help youth decide to live drug-free by presenting them factual information on the devastating effects of…

15th Annual Drug-Free Hungary Marathon Launches April 9

15th Annual Drug-Free Hungary Marathon Launches April 9

Why would a team of volunteers devote 42 days to running 2,000-km in a drug prevention marathon? And why hold this marathon year after year for 15 years? Because those running in the Drug-Free Hungary Marathon know that one in…

Brussels Survey Shows Need for Drug Prevention

Brussels Survey Shows Need for Drug Prevention

A team of volunteers from the Brussels Say No to Drugs Association canvassed shop owners and customers along Boulevard de Waterloo and Saint-Gilles on their attitudes toward drugs and provided the shops with drug prevention materials. They spoke to parents,…

Drug-Free World to Attend Gauteng City Regional Anti-Substance Abuse Summit

Drug-Free World to Attend Gauteng City Regional Anti-Substance Abuse Summit

Drug-Free World Africa Coordinator Maurithus Meiring will represent his team at the Gauteng City Region (GCR) Anti Substance Abuse and Social Movement Summit March 10 and 11—part of Gauteng Premier David Makhura’s initiative to eradicate drug abuse in his province.…

Cosmo City Joins Gauteng Premier's #Drugs Must Fall Movement

Cosmo City Joins Gauteng Premier's #Drugs Must Fall Movement

​ Johannesburg community and church leaders joined social services representatives, South Africa Police Services (SAPS) social crimes prevention unit officers, correctional services staff, road traffic management personnel and volunteers from the Foundation for a Drug-Free World March 6 in a…

Ravenna, Italy, Volunteers Ask, "Do You Know Everything You Should About Drugs?"

Ravenna, Italy, Volunteers Ask, "Do You Know Everything You Should About Drugs?"

Volunteers from the Church of Scientology Mission of Romagna in Ravenna, Italy, are reaching out to clubbers in the city of Riccione with factual information on what drugs are and what they do. Riccione, in the Italian region of Romagna,…

Foundation for a Drug-Free World Florida Racing Through Tampa Bay With the Truth About Drugs

Foundation for a Drug-Free World Florida Racing Through Tampa Bay With the Truth About Drugs

Just last weekend, Drug-Free World attended the Gasparilla Race and Health Expo at the Tampa Convention Center, not only providing a booth with information on its message but also including 20 runners in the race who wore the Foundation’s logo. …

Curbing the LA Drug Scene

Curbing the LA Drug Scene

The L.A. chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World is taking a stand against escalating drug use and crime.  Members of the LAPD contacted the L.A. chapter to ask for help in the MacArthur Park area as the increase…

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