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Yes I sure am shocked when I get in that room. I'm going to find that you want to go read my mind. Are you ready to get married. You don't know what you're talking about before you talk with your child you want to read this free booklet about drug abuse. It's written by people who know what they're talking about right. Drug abuse information box sanity Washington D.C. Do it before it's too late. If you're a parent and you think Cash is corned beef and potatoes fried in a skillet you're in trouble. Questions about hashish and other abusable drugs are answered in the federal source book answers to the most frequently asked questions about drug abuse. It's a book that deals in simple straight facts and if you're a parent it's a book you want to have for your free copy you send to drug abuse information box. Tennessee Washington D.C. 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 send with a booklet and then talk with your kids. It's important.
If your child is school age you better start doing your drug homework. Yeah there's a few kids in my clothes that are turned on but I'm not sure today unfortunately drugs are part of their world. And mom and dad you want to know something about it. You'll find a simplified cram course on Drug Abuse in the federal sourcebook answers to the most frequently asked questions about drug abuse. For your free copyright to drug abuse information box Tennessee Washington DC 2 0 0 0 1 3. Do your drug homework before you talk with your kids. Ask a harrowing school or make a purchase of drugs. Shooting Gallery Place you A.J. these are the answers you'll find in the glossary in the back of a federal source book answers to the most frequently asked questions about drug abuse. For your free copyright drug abuse information box 10 80 Washington DC 2 0 0 0 1 3. These are the DS tracks skies long after many injections.
The choice is yours. Thank you thank you. Think about it. When you drop the mountain. When your. Area there. For a week. The world. At the back straight and in the right place. Druggies.
Here is a message from Elliot Richardson the secretary of Health Education and Welfare. The spreading dilemma of drug abuse affects all of us a significant part of our work at the department of health education welfare is devoted to searching for solutions to drug abuse problems. We are also searching for more knowledge of the nature of drugs and their effect on men. We are expanding our research programs to help rebuild the lives of those trying to escape the agony of drug addiction. Education is a key in resisting the law of drugs and combating the problem in American communities. We are making educational tools available to our schools to consumer groups and to individual citizens. You should be well informed so you can do your share for factual information. Write the national clearinghouse for drug abuse information Brock's 1 7 0 0 0 1 Washington DC 2 0 0 0 1 5.
Here's a message from Elliot Hill Richardson the secretary of Health Education and Welfare. The misuse of dangerous drugs has become a serious national problem. Our problem with all too often tragic consequences like other agencies of the opt out of government. The Department of have education and welfare is searching intensely for solutions to the complicated problems of drug abuse. We have stepped up our research programs dramatically. We have increased and improved vital treatment and rehabilitation programs. We are assisting in the training of teachers the medical profession and community leaders drug abuse educational material has been developed and distributed to schools the best most helpful information we can collect is made available to the news media and the public. The tragedy and a waste of drug abuse will be ended sooner if we all cry harder to wonder stand and defeat this insidious common enemy.
The following is a message from Dr. Bertram S. Brown director of the National Institute of Mental Health. U.S. Department of Health Education and Welfare throughout human history and in many countries of the world drug abuse has been one of the most painful and tragic social problems known to man with careful planning intelligent utilization of resources and recently developed community methods. It is now possible to launch a community attack on the problem which will result in prevention of drug abuse and a decrease in the suffering associated with it. Through current and scientific research undertakings the federal government is seeking to provide communities with the tools needed for a coordinated and comprehensive community anti drug abuse program. These are available for information and education programs as well as for treatment and rehabilitation programs. Our job is to help you and your community
reduce the fear and suffering associated with the problem of drug abuse. For further information on how you can set up a community drug abuse program write to the national clearinghouse for drug abuse information. Box 10 80. Washington DC 2 0 0 0 1 3. The following is a message from Dr. Bertram as Brown director of the National Institute of Mental Health of the U.S. Department of Health Education and Welfare. There has been growing recognition that drug abuse is a national health problem of major proportions. What should we do about it. Fear suspicion and anger are not the proper responses to the drug abuse problem facing this country today. Instead calm understanding and positive action are needed. The federal government is conducting more than 50 different research projects to answer the many unanswered questions about the consequences of abusing drugs just as important. We are making great strides in improving our ability to treat those
who have serious health problems as a result of such abuse. Your part in solving the drug abuse problem can be as simple as getting to know your own family better. And as ambitious as organizing drug abuse prevention and treatment centers in your community. For more information on how you can begin these efforts write to the national clearinghouse for drug abuse information box 10 80 Washington DC 2 0 0 1 3. The following is a message from Dr. Bertram S. Brown director of the National Institute of Mental Health. U.S. Department of Health Education and Welfare. One of the most pressing social problems of our day drug abuse can be prevented through community programs designed to educate and inform treat and rehabilitate those who choose drugs to cope with life situations with stress with normal tension or simply choose drugs for kicks or curiosity
need help and can be helped if the community is ready to accept its responsibility to prevent drug abuse from becoming a way of life. Many drug abusers simply need to establish a more positive point of view or need to talk to someone who is trained and understands the types of problems he or she may have. There are many alternatives to drug abuse and by applying the research findings we have available and others we will soon have your community willing and ready can prevent drug abuse and treat drug abusers if the people in your community can be helped to be healthy. Your whole community will be productive and constructive. Our job at the National Institute of Mental Health is to help you to help yourself your family your friends and community. Grass and snow no longer simply due no to changing seasons. Our language changes and grass is now a synonym for marijuana and snow for heroin. The following
message on Drug Abuse is from Dr. Bertram S. Brown director of the National Institute of Mental Health of the U.S. Department of Health Education and Welfare. The federal government through research services and training and interagency cooperation is presently paving the road so that your community has the necessary tools needed to prevent and combat drug abuse in your neighborhoods. Guides for educators community leaders and parents are now available. They are based on up to date scientific information and are designed to reduce fear which too often leads to panic and poor planning. They provide guidelines for establishing alternatives to drug abuse as a way of life. For more information about how you can establish community drug abuse programs through your school place of worship or service organization. Write to the national clearinghouse for drug abuse information. Box 10 80. Washington DC 2 0 0 0 1 3.
I am Johnny Ingersoll director of the United States Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs. Today drug abuse has become everybody's problem. The best weapon against this threat is knowledge inform yourself about every aspect of the drug abuse problem then do everything you can to promote educational programs through your business your church your civic group or your child's school. Write the peddler's misrepresentations with facts. I am Johnny anger Sol director of the United States Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs in with a short quiz for parents. Do you know what Skag is speed your teenager probably does. Even the teenager is familiar with drug abuse. Why his decision to use drugs is based on dangerous misconceptions. If we parents are to deal intelligently with the problem we must know the facts inform yourself
as completely as possible about drugs. That is a starting point. Drug abuse today is seriously affecting all segments of our society including business and industry. I am Johnny Ingersol director of the United States Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs in many parts of the country. Business and industry are experiencing high absenteeism low productivity mounting in company thefts because of addiction to our dependence on drugs by their employees. Business and industry must take a leadership role. If we are to cope with this growing menace to our society I urge you to develop and implement sound programs and drug abuse education rehabilitation and referrals and to work closely with community organizations in finding solutions. The expense of lost property productivity and ruined careers and lives is becoming too great to ignore. Education and
positive corrective programs are the most important weapons we have. I am Johnny anger Sol director of the United States Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs. Reza time when drug addiction didn't affect the average person it was a problem of the poor are associated in most minds with criminals. I don't need to tell you that isn't true anymore. Almost overnight drug abuse has swept through every level of our society directly or indirectly. It affects every one of us in our communities our business and our homes. That makes it everybody's problem and everybody's effort is needed to solve the problem. The citizens best weapon is knowledge inform yourself as thoroughly as possible about every aspect of the drug situation. Then do everything you can to support and promote educational programs in your business. Your church your civic group and in your
child's school. Fight the peddler's misrepresentations with facts. Parents do you know that Skag is speed. Your teenager probably does. I'm Johnny Ingersol director of the United States Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs. One of the most alarming facts we at the bureau have to face is that drugs have become a commonplace part of teenagers lives. Your son or daughter probably will have to face social pressures and make a decision about using drugs or not using them. It may be based on dangerous misinformation. We parents can't afford misinformation or ignorance on the subject of drugs. For the safety and well-being of our children. We must inform ourselves on every aspect of the problem from the categories of drugs to their effect on behavior and the human body. Only then can we react intelligently to
this threat to our youngsters. This is Miles Graham brother was the U.S. commissioner of Customs. Did you know that rather than 250 million persons came into the United States through customs in 1969. That's more than the entire population of the country they came through 290 ports of entry in ships planes vehicles boats and by Freddie. Obviously that's a lot of people. And regrettably a lot of narcotics smugglers are among them. We must try to stop the spreading of poison. That's right it takes a little longer to clear customs. We're asking our cooperation. This is my strong embers United States Commission of customs use and abuse of illicit narcotics is the number one problem of our country is one of the root causes of crime. It is an economic threat to the nation. President Nixon has called it a threat to the health and welfare of the United States have pledged to stamp out the scourge collaborate
with your local authorities keep informed. To grabbing your community any drug abuse activists speak to your children about the evils of drug abuse cooperate. This is my story emergency rescue mission of customs smuggling of illicit not colleges a prime concern of our country. Most of the heroin cocaine hashish and I want to come into the country from abroad. We are trying to help the floor of these drugs into our cities and schools cooperate with your local authorities help us to help you. This is Miles Jay Ambrose the U.S. commissioner of Customs. Here are some of the more bizarre smuggling devices discovered by customs officers. At the 290 ports of entry on the borders and in your carry on the United States. Kenyan plates and a pile of pure hashish. Leather tabletops Morocco with high Shish conceal their. Scuba diving tanks with marijuana from
Jamaica. One of the drives share struggled with heroin from Mexico. Boxes of candy from Israel with hashish. First bottom wine bottles with her one from shelling. Cans of pilot fish from France and Spain with heroin concealed in the tins. Have breast cracked the smuggling problem. Cooperate with your local authorities. This is Miles gamblers United States commissioner of Customs. The minimum sentence for a convicted first offense for smuggling drugs into the United States is five years in jail. Right. Jeopardize your future. Customs agents and inspectors are trained to catch professional smugglers. Amateurs are a little easier. This is U.S. commissioner of Customs miles Julian brothers recently customs officers
examining mail packages from overseas found the painted plates from that palled were made of pure hashish a potent form of marijuana. It is a family to smuggle marijuana or any other narcotic drug into the United States. Don't be a patsy for the smuggling syndicates. Our experience with smugglers is more extensive than yours. This is Miles Jan Bowser U.S. commissioner of Customs. Recently a passenger arriving at Buffalo New York on a flight that had been cleared to run a candidate was found smuggling six pounds of cocaine. The drugs were concealed in a girdle around his waist. It originated in Santiago Chile. There are thousands of such cases. Customs officers arrested specials and I much as deli. Don't do it and you won't get caught. This is Attorney General John Mitchell. I'd like to take 60
seconds of your time. To talk about a problem that is vitally important to all of us. I'm talking about the young men and women in this country. Our sons and daughters. Who are experimenting with drugs. There is a lot of misinformation being spread around. About the dangers of marijuana. For instance that it isn't habit forming. But psychiatrist and other medical experts have repeatedly found that regular use of marijuana or other drugs means the user has deeper problems. Such as the need to escape reality and blot out the world around him. As a person of strength vitality and intelligence needs such an artificial and distorted atmosphere. I think not. All of the facts about the effects of marijuana aren't in yet.
But we have enough information. To know that psychological dependency can result from using marijuana. No matter right anyone tells you. This is John Mitchell attorney general of the United States. I would like to take a moment of your time to talk about a very important subject. Drugs. In the three years ending next July. Your federal government will have spent more than 400 million dollars to attack the drug problem. A problem that affects every section of this country. People from the rocks of life. And from every racial religious and ethnic background. Your government is using this money to attack the drug problem in every way Research Education Training treatment and law enforcement. But these
efforts alone won't succeed. We must have your cooperation and the cooperation of every other person. Learn all you can about drug abuse. Knowledge and information are the best ways to combat this problem. IF community leaders parents teachers students and others will arm themselves with this knowledge. And will dedicate themselves to hope helping overcome this menace we can conquer drug abuse in spite of those who say it is not a danger to our society. This is Attorney General John Mitchell. I want to tell you why experimenting with drugs is like playing with dynamite during the first nine months of this year. Overdoses of heroin killed five hundred thirty seven people in New York City alone. More
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Drug Spot
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University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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1971-00-00
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Parenting
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00:22:57
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Chicago: “Drug Spot,” 1971-00-00, University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed August 9, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-c24qpn9c.
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APA: Drug Spot. Boston, MA: University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-c24qpn9c