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The DC Code: § 44-1206 Substance abuse prevention campaign.

Index44 Charitable and Curative Institutions. (Refs & Annos)
a
The Mayor shall establish and implement a public education campaign intended to prevent substance abuse.
b
The public education campaign shall incorporate, at a minimum, the following:
1
The dissemination of statistics and other information that illustrate the dangers of drug use and alcohol abuse;
2
The dissemination of information about the symptoms of substance abuse and dependence;
3
The dissemination of information about methods to treat substance abuse and the availability and cost of treatment facilities in the District;
4
The dissemination of literature designed for different age groups and levels of education published by the District government for distribution on a regular basis at public places deemed appropriate by the Mayor;
5
A series of print, audio, and audiovisual substance abuse education messages to be provided on a continuing basis to all newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, and other mass communications media in the District for use as public service announcements or advertisements;
6
Community forums offered by the District government in conjunction with professional organizations, community organizations, or individual volunteers to be conducted on a regular basis at schools, recreation centers, civic and community centers, and other similar facilities; and
7
A speaker's bureau of qualified personnel available to speak, lead discussions, and present written or audiovisual material at school and community programs.
c
All print, audio, and audiovisual material distributed in conjunction with the public education campaign shall include the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of appropriate treatment facilities in the District.
d
The Mayor shall implement the public education campaign in a manner that promotes the coordination of efforts by participating agencies and the District of Columbia Public Schools.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 32-1606. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 8-80, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 44-1201. DC CODE § 44-1206 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 15, 1990, D.C. Law 8-80, § 7, 36 DCR 8469.)