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Schools bar anti-drug program

Title: Schools bar anti-drug program
Date: Thursday, 24 June 2004
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
Authors: Duke Helfand, Cara Mia DiMassa
Main source: articles.latimes.com

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Los Angeles school officials are warning campuses not to use a drug prevention program linked to the Church of Scientology while California's schools chief has ordered an investigation to determine whether the anti-drug presentations are scientifically sound and free from the religion's influence. The target of the district and state actions is Narconon, a drug prevention and rehabilitation program that bases its ideas partly on the research and controversial teachings of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. Narconon has conducted educational assemblies ... [Read the rest at articles.latimes.com]