Saturday, June 24, 2006

Scientology Churches Call for Unity in Eradicating World Drug Epidemic

Just as I was writing about the work Scientologists do in the field of drug education, the Church put this press release up on the Scientology Press Office site

"At a time when illegal drug trafficking generates as much money as the oil industry — upwards of $400 billion a year internationally — and America’s taxpayers now pay more than $100 billion as a consequence of illicit drug consumption, Scientologists are dramatically stepping up their two-decade-long efforts to tackle the spread of drug abuse at its source. Leaders of the Church of Scientology International’s “Say No to Drugs, Say Yes to Life” campaign are calling upon community leaders and concerned citizens to join initiatives organized in major cities around the world in observance of the United Nations’ International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on Monday, June 26." >> more

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