House Group Targets Anti-Drug Ads

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WASHINGTON A group of House Republicans has proposed eliminating the White House’s anti-drug media campaign and several other federal programs to pay for the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.

The group, called the Republican Study Committee, said in its proposal released this week that “there is no solid evidence that media campaigns are effective in either preventing or reducing the use of illegal drugs.”

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