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May 23, 2006 Experts challenge claims of Scientology's sweat-it-out treatment for addicts — Edmonton Journal
EDMONTON - A drug and alcohol treatment program backed by the controversial Church of Scientology is promising addicted Albertans an extraordinary 70-per-cent success rate.
The Narconon program is marketed as "100-per-cent natural," and prescribes intensive saunas, exercise and high doses of vitamins to cleanse the body of "radiation, drugs and toxins."
Advertisements for the Narconon program have appeared in recent months on Edmonton's CKUA radio and in weekly newspapers throughout the province.
Addiction experts and academics in Canada, the United States ...
May 5, 2006 Alarm over drug treatment group — The Scotsman (UK)
The Scotsman (UK)
COUNSELLING experts have issued a warning about a drug and alcohol treatment group operating in the Capital, linked to the controversial Church of Scientology. The group, called Narconon Scotland, is targeting the city's drug and alcohol addicts to join its rehabilitation programme. Leaflets have been put through doors in Leith and Muirhouse urging addicts or their families to get in touch. The leaflets contain no references to the quasi-religious group despite using the principles of Scientology founder L Ron Hubbard to ...
May 5, 2006 Drug treatment group warning — Edinburgh Evening News
Edinburgh Evening News
COUNSELLING experts have warned about a drug and alcohol treatment group operating in the Capital, linked to the controversial Church of Scientology. Narconon Scotland has leafleted homes in the city, but the leaflets do not mention the quasi-religious group, despite using the principles of Scientology founder L Ron Hubbard to treat addicts. Tom Wood, chairman of the Edinburgh Drug and Alcohol Action Team, said: "We know of this group, but we would only ever encourage people to attend credible counselling groups." ...
Mar 22, 2006 Guest Column: Exploring the relationship of Narconon and Scientology — Rock River Times (Rockford, Illinois) More: rockrivertimes.com
Rock River Times (Rockford, Illinois)
In searching your online edition for drug-related articles, I noticed that a number of them are press releases from the Scientology organization. These articles are a good example of how Narconon combines scientific, medical fact, blended with founder L. Ron Hubbard's fanciful theories on drug abuse. The press releases" you're picking up are released on several newswires by Scientology's Public Relations office. Of course, they hope that mainstream publications will print them. The main use of these pieces is within Scientology's ...
Feb 23, 2006 Inside Scientology — Rolling Stone
The faded little downtown area of Clearwater, Florida, has a beauty salon, a pizza parlor and one or two run-down bars, as well as a bunch of withered bungalows and some old storefronts that look as if they haven't seen customers in years. There are few cars and almost no pedestrians. There are, however, buses — a fleet of gleaming white and blue ones that slowly crawl through town, stopping at regular intervals to discharge a small army of tightly organized, ...
Feb 18, 2006 Scientology awards reach out to black community — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Feb 8, 2006 Scientology - Narconon buys Denham Springs site for $750,000 — The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
2TheAdvocate.com, USA - February 8, 2006 - www.2theadvocate.com - Narconon Louisiana-New Life Retreat plans to open a drug rehabilitation center on a 12-acre site in Denham Springs.
Narconon paid $750,000 to Claude and Janice Penn Jr. at 35059 Bend Road, according to Livingston Parish Clerk of Court records.
The rehabilitation center is expected to open at the beginning of March, said Cathy Davis, a spokeswoman for the center.
Narconon is a nonprofit that tries to eliminate drug abuse and addiction through ...
Jan 27, 2006 Faith-Based Prisons: Prayer and Punishment — ABC News
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