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  • Informan y advierten a los padres y estudiantes sobre una de las drogas más letales de la actualidad

    Informan y advierten a los padres y estudiantes sobre una de las drogas más letales de la actualidad

    Informan y advierten a los padres y estudiantes sobre una de las drogas más letales de la actualidad

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  • Muertos por fentanilo en EU, como un 11-S cada quince días

    Muertos por fentanilo en EU, como un 11-S cada quince días

    Los monólogos de los yonquis imperan en el Downtown de la ciudad, justo en la cuna de los Padres de San Diego. El consumo de drogas a cualquier hora del día se ha convertido en parte del paisaje de la urbe, principalmente en las casas de campaña habitadas por personas en situación de calle. https://www.milenio.com/politica/muertos-por-fentanilo-en-eu-como-un-11-s-cada-quince-dias

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  • California’s inexcusable resistance to stronger opioid overdose treatments

    California’s inexcusable resistance to stronger opioid overdose treatments

    California must make double-strength naloxone available.

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  • A&E Voices Magnified: VOID

    A&E Voices Magnified: VOID

    VOID will be highlighted in an upcoming episode of the A&E Network Show Voices Magnified.

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  • PRESS RELEASE: PARENTS OF CHILDREN LOST TO FENTANYL POISONING CALL ON BOOKER TO DROP OBJECTIONS TO FENTANYL SCHEDULING 

    PRESS RELEASE: PARENTS OF CHILDREN LOST TO FENTANYL POISONING CALL ON BOOKER TO DROP OBJECTIONS TO FENTANYL SCHEDULING 

    Summary: Parents of children lost to fentanyl poisoning are calling on Senator Cory Booker to end his longstanding blockade of bipartisan policy to control Fentanyl-Related Substances (FRS).

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  • PRESS RELEASE: BEST PRACTICES TO RID SOCIAL MEDIA OF DRUG TRAFFICKING

    PRESS RELEASE: BEST PRACTICES TO RID SOCIAL MEDIA OF DRUG TRAFFICKING

    Summary: On Tuesday Sep 27th, 2002, the Commission to Develop Best Practices for Social Media to Eliminate Drug Trafficking, will release a report that sets out guidelines for social media companies to remove drug traffickers from their platforms, support drug-related investigations, and disclose the results.

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  • HOLDING BIG TECH ACCOUNTABLE: TARGETED REFORMS TO TECH’S LEGAL IMMUNITY

    HOLDING BIG TECH ACCOUNTABLE: TARGETED REFORMS TO TECH’S LEGAL IMMUNITY

    Summary: Our letter is now part of the Congressional record after having been submitted to House Committee on Energy and Commerce for a hearing about changes in Section 230 of Title 47 of United States Communications Decency Act.

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  • A LETTER TO EVAN AT SNAP

    A LETTER TO EVAN AT SNAP

    Summary: Our open letter to Evan Spiegel of SnapChat PRESS RELEASE Aliso Viejo, CA (September 7, 2021) — A group of seven parents whose children died from counterfeit pills sold by… Read More »A LETTER TO EVAN AT SNAP

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  • FENTANYL

    FENTANYL

    Summary: The basics of Fentanyl

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  • Archive of articles and posts

    A list of articles over the last couple years.

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Jaime Puerta is a United States Marine Corps Veteran, and the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Puerta & Associates, Inc.; a small Interpreting business that specializes in furnishing Certified Interpreters to Attorneys, Doctors, and Courts working within the Workman’s Compensation field in the State of California. He resides in Santa Clarita, California, with his wife Claudia. Jaime is also the President of V.O.I.D., "Victims Of Illicit Drugs", a California 501C non-profit dedicated to educating parents and children about the dangers of illicit drug use, and also about the dangers that abound on social media platforms. Jaime also sits on the Advisory Board of A.C.C.O. "The Alliance To Counter Crime Online". Jaime became involved in the fight against Fentanyl when his only son Daniel passed away due to Fentanyl Poisoning on April 6, 2020.

Jaime is an avid Harley Davidson enthusiast and rides his motorcycles whenever time permits him to do so.

Steve Filson was raised in Huntington Beach and has been a resident of San Bernardino since 1976 when he relocated there after his service in the U.S. Air Force. He retired in 2009 after a 31-year career with the San Bernardino County Sheriff and San Bernardino Police Department. Steve is the owner of a private security company and is a staff member of the Public Safety Academy, a public charter school in San Bernardino.|

Most importantly, Steve is Jessica’s Dad. Jessica was his 29-year-old daughter killed in Redlands on January 22, 2022, along with her boyfriend, Nicholas, due to fentanyl poisoning. Steve lives in Highland, California, with his wife, Cheri, and their five-year-old granddaughter, Elara. He and other bereaved parents formed V.O.I.D., “Victims of Illicit Drugs,” as a California non-profit corporation and dedicate their efforts to education and awareness of this fentanyl scourge confronting our society.

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