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Substance Use Among Students in 35 European Countries
A multi-national study of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs use amongst 15-16 year-old European students has been released as part of the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD), supported by the Pompidou Group.

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Survey on addictive substances among school children in Lebanon
The Ministry of Education and Higher Education of Lebanon has published the results of the national MedSPAD Survey "Awareness and practices related to addictive substances among school children". It is the first MedSPAD survey carried out at national level in the MedNET (Network of Mediterranean countries) member States.

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suite About MedNET
A guide to safer night life
Recreational use of drugs in nightlife settings is a common feature among European cities. In order to support cities in responding this problem, a guide has been produced which provides information and resources on the situations and responses among European Union countries as well as descriptions of the European policies and networks acting in this field

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The European drug prevention Prize
This Prize is awarded every two years to three drug prevention projects that fully involve young people in the Council of Europe member States. The Prize 2010 will be awarded in November 2010 during the Pompidou Group Ministerial Conference. Applications should be sent before 31 March to

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2009 Campaign of the United Nations Organisation
Every year, UNODC commemorates 26 June - the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking - with a campaign and a series of events aimed at raising awareness of the major problem that illicit drug use represents to society and particularly to young people.
For 2009 the message of the campaign was "Do drugs control your life? Your life. Your community. No place for drugs".

suite Website of the UNODC Campaign
From European States
Campaign "Drogue: ne fermons pas les yeux" (France, 2009)
suite TV and Radio Spots (French)
suite Quizz "Info ou Intox?"(French)

suite Campaign "Talk to Frank" (United Kingdpm, strategy 2008-2018 on "Tackling Drugs, Changing Lives")