In a recent study in the UK, the average British person is under the influence of alcohol in three-quarters of his or her tagged Facebook photos. Is that a problem? Yes. And that is not depending on from which angel you are looking at the question.
Yearly Archives: 2011
I have just read the Rwanda drug abuse story as covered in Rwanda New Times newspaper 18th December 2011 and found it very revealing.
Dear Members, partners and supporters, the IOGT International World Congress in 2010 clearly pointed out the importance for IOGT International to support and build an effective network and bring together organizations, institutions and foundations from all over the world for international fellowship and furtherance of the temperance platform. This work has had the highest priority during 2011. The … Read more »
Preliminary reports indicate that the hooch was sold in sachets, priced between Rs.7 and Rs.20, virtually opposite a police post in the area. What the Government can offer as a compensation is Rs.two Lakhs to each victim family, what else? And society at
large will forget this tragedy too…
It may seem like a silly statement to make to IOGT members that alcohol is a drug, however, to most Americans this is not the case. In America, there is a long record of maintaining a distinction between alcohol and drugs, which is fostered by the alcohol industry itself.
Free speech, democratic participation and Human dignity can only be made reality, if they become a matter of heart for the people. Lifestyle is about demonstrating, public speaking, using social media, signing petitions and public debating. But a Human Rights lifestyle comprises more: It is also about personal choices, behavior patterns that foster one’s own well-being and the community’s welfare simultaneously…
During our Board meeting in Chiang Mai last week, we heard the sad news about Nils Kohl.
Dear friends, Former Board member Nils Kohl has passed away.
A new fad seems to be attaining popularity on college campuses: Students are skipping meals in order to cut down on their calorie intake during the day so that they can use alcohol excessively in the evening.
Drug abuse is increasing in the East African region both in terms of supplies and users. East African countries are now known to be among the largest producers and users of marijuana according to the UNODC report.