Narcotics Education, Inc.

An organization initiated by the American Temperance Society and operated on a nondenominational basis for the purpose of placing with public school systems educational material on the subjects of alcohol, tobacco, and other narcotics. It was incorporated Dec. 22, 1954, under the laws of the District of Columbia as a nonprofit corporation. Included as members of its board were outstanding authorities in education, medicine, narcotics control, traffic problems, and public health. It was represented in the field by especially credentialed agents who called on schools, libraries, and allied organizations on behalf of the Narcotics Education program. In specially prepared catalogs were listed a variety of films, printed and visual materials, and program aids for school use.

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.