Let’s Be Clear: DARE Was A Failure

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We all remember Nancy Reagan’s famous drug campaign: “Just say No!” What may not be as well known is the fact that the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) was a colossal failure. According to Scientific American these programs actually increase the use of some drugs after children are educated about them.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-just-say-no-doesnt-work/

If we mean “Make America Great Again” by revisiting failed programs to solve current problems, it’s going to be a long frustrating 4 years.

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