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ONDCP wasting taxpayer funds

OK, so that’s not really news, but having the GAO remind people shortly when the ONDCP is up for refunding can’t be helping their day.
Adweek: GAO: $1 Bil.+ Anti-Drug Effort Ineffective

WASHINGTON A Government Accountability Office probe of the White House’s anti-drug media campaign has found that the $1 billion-plus spent on the effort so far has not been effective in reducing teen drug use. The report recommends that Congress limit funding until the Office of National Drug Control Policy “provides credible evidence of a media campaign approach that effectively prevents and curtails youth drug use.”

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