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2017 NATIONAL DRUG AWARENESS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Narcotic Educational Foundation of America

Education w Prevention w Right Choices

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Dear State Narcotic Officer’s Associations' , The Narcotic Educational Foundation of America is proud to be kicking off our 2017 National Drug Awareness Scholarship Program.  NEFA began in... Read more

HEROIN/OPIATE PANEL DISCUSSION

Washington Court Hotel, Washington, DC February 7, 2017 HOSTED BY: The NNOAC Foundation, Brooks Bawden, LLC, Highland Pharmaceuticals, and Thermo Fischer Scientific The Speakers included Ron Brooks (moderator), of Brooks Bawden, LLC; Doctor Robert DuPont, nationally recognized leader in drug abuse prevention and treatment; Colonel Joseph R. Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police;... Read more

Colorado Supreme Court Rules that Federal Law Preempts Part of Colorado’s Pot Law

In this case, the supreme court considers whether article XVIII, section 14(2)(e) of the Colorado Constitution is preempted by the federal Controlled Substances Act. Section 14(2)(e) requires law enforcement officers to return medical marijuana seized from an individual later acquitted of a state drug charge. The federal Controlled Substances Act prohibits the distribution of marijuana, with limited exceptions. The supreme court finds... Read more

Lessons Learned After 4 Years of Marijuana Legalization

In the wake of multi-million dollar political campaigns funded with out-of-state money, Colorado and Washington voted to legalize marijuana in November 2012. Though it would take more than a year to set up retail stores, personal use (in Colorado and Washington) and home cultivation (in Colorado, which includes giving away of up to six plants) were almost immediately legalized after the vote. Using... Read more