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Scientology reaches into schools through Narconon

Title: Scientology reaches into schools through Narconon
Date: Tuesday, 3 March 1998
Publisher: Boston Herald
Author: Joseph Mallia
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An organization with ties to the Church of Scientology is recruiting New England schoolchildren for what critics say is an unproven — and possibly dangerous — anti-drug program. And the group — Narconon Inc. of Everett — is being paid with taxpayer dollars without disclosing its Scientology connections. Narconon was paid at least $942,853 over an eight-year period for delivering anti-drug lectures at public and parochial schools throughout the region, according to federal income tax documents. The money came from fees ... [Read the rest at]