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Blog of Torgny Peterson, Special Advisor to WFAD
Mr. Peterson has been the Head of the social section at the Maria Clinic for young people in Stockholm, Director of HNN, and the European Cities Against Drugs. He has written numerous articles about drugs, and hosted and spoken at several national and international conferences on money laundering, organized crime, motorcycle gangs, research on drugs, prevention and treatment. TP was a member of the Swedish Government’s delegation to UNGASS in New York in 1998 and a trainer in the “Drug Trafficking Module” for the EU applicant countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Read more about Torgny Peterson here.
Kids as young as 3 years old receive Ritalin for their behavior. It is an outright scandal to allow pharmaceutical companies to earn money on the behaviour of three-year-olds. Figures from the UK show that the number of Ritalin prescriptions leapt from 158,000 in 1999 to 661,463 in 2010.

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Rogers Kasirye
Board Member
UYDEL promotes preventive laws for drug and substance abuse in Uganda
Uganda Youth Development Link (UYDEL) conducted a series of advocacy activities between 4th to 6th March 2013 which were premised on the Declaration of the Second Congress of World Federation Against Drugs (May 2012) which called upon members to create awareness...