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ONDCP Update: Volume 1, Issue 5, June 2010

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Date Published
June 2010
3 pages
This update provides an overview of issues related to teen drug resistance, endorsement of the National Drug Control Strategy, drug court effectiveness, and the raising awareness of drugged driving.
In the first article, the launching of the new Above the Influence (ATI) Campaign, a nationwide initiative that encourages America's teens to share their thoughts about the positive and negative events that influence their decisions, is announced. The second article announced the endorsement of the 2010 National Drug Control Strategy by the United States Conference of Mayors. In the third article, the Director Kerlikowske of the National Drug Control Policy spoke to drug court professionals on the critical role drug courts play in reducing drug abuse and its consequences. The final article presents an overview of a news conference held to raise public awareness of drugged driving on the Nation's roadways.