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John Walters
May 16, 1938 - July 30, 2001
Nationality: British
Category: Musician
Subcategory: British Musician

As parents, we need to talk to young people about drugs and make sure they understand that drugs are dangerous, addictive substances that can ruin their lives and harm their communities.


Some of these pro-drug messages come from popular culture.


Marijuana is a much bigger part of the American addiction problem than most people - teens or adults - realize.


Research shows that parents are the single biggest influence on children - if you are worried about your teen and drugs, talk to them.


The purpose of random testing is not to catch, punish, or expose students who use drugs, but to save their lives and discover abuse problems early so that students can grow up and learn in a drug-free environment.


All school districts receive funds from the federal government, through the Department of Education, to support anti-drug education efforts.


To work to make the lives or others better is the most rewarding work of all.


This was a result of a number of factors, but we do know that the messages kids get about the harms of drugs has a significant impact on their decision on whether or not to use.


It has become much more difficult to smuggle dangerous substances across our borders over the past three years, and this is creating real problems for drug traffickers.


We all have an interest in making sure teens grow up healthy and drug-free.


The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating.


Educating young people about the harms of drugs is essential.


Today's marijuana is also twice as strong as it was in the mid 80's.


Life is short, so enjoy it to the fullest.


All too many young people are receiving mixed messages and inaccurate information about drugs.


We know that if we can prevent kids from trying drugs in their teenage years, we dramatically reduce the likelihood that they will go on to have problems later in life.


You don't want to give kids an idea that they might not have thought of.


In recent years, we have been sending a clear, consistent signal about the harms of drugs, particularly marijuana, which for most young people is the first illegal drug that they are exposed to.


We need to educate Americans about the real harms of marijuana if we want to sustain the gains we've made over the past three years.


There are now more teens going into treatment for marijuana dependency than for all other drugs combined.


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