The U.S. Postal Service joins the effort to raise awareness about the dangers of drug use with the release of the Drug-Free USA Stamps.
Featuring original artwork by Aaron Draplin, the Drug-Free USA stamps depict a white star with lines of red, light blue, and blue radiating from one side of each of the star’s five points, suggesting the unity necessary at all levels to effectively address drug use. Greg Breeding designed the stamps and was the typographer. William J. Gicker was the art director.
Stamp Pattern Background
Drug use can have negative impacts not only on individual health and functioning but also on the well-being of families and entire communities. Recent surveys indicate that more than 50 million Americans age 12 or older—nearly one in five people—have used an illicit drug in the previous year, and, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overdose is a leading cause of injury-related death in the U.S.
To fully address drug use requires a unified effort at every level of the community. Research has demonstrated that children are less likely to use drugs, alcohol, and tobacco when their parents or other adults communicate clearly and consistently about the risks. Educators, healthcare professionals, and policymakers can all play a role in addressing drug use through prevention and early intervention.
National Recovery Month, observed annually in September, raises awareness about the effectiveness of substance use disorder treatment and mental health services and serves as an important reminder that recovery is possible. The Red Ribbon Week® campaign, which takes place in schools and communities nationwide every year from October 23 through October 31, helps parents, as well as teachers, business owners, and neighborhood organizations, promote drug use awareness. Participants wear a red ribbon or red to symbolize their dedication to preventing drug use. The annual campaign is sponsored by the National Family Partnership.
The Drug-Free USA stamp is being issued as a Forever® stamp. This Forever stamp is always equal in value to the current First-Class Mail® one-ounce price.
The Forever Stamp Store® ships all in-stock orders with First-Class Mail Tracking® service. Please allow 4-6 business days (preparation time not included) for in-stock items to be shipped with Default Shipping or 1-2 business days for in-stock orders to be shipped with Priority Mail Express® service.
It normally takes 1 business day for us to process your order. Forever Stamp Store® products are all new, and products are rigorously inspected before being shipped. If there is any damage during the shipping process, please contact us promptly for replacement.
SHIPPING AND DELIVERY
We are proud to offer shipping services that currently operate in USA. But except the following area:
1. Alaska 2. American Samoa 3. Guam 4. Hawaii 5. Marshall Islands 6. Northern Mariana Islands 7. Palau 8. Puerto Rico 9. Rhode Island 10. U.S. Virgin Islands 11. Armed Forces Americas 12. Armed Forces Europe 13. Armed Forces Pacific
Nothing means more to us than bringing our customers great value and service. We will continue to grow to meet the needs of all our customers, delivering a serviced. Thank you for your understanding.
How much do you charge for shipping?
We provide free shipping.
How do you ship packages?
The Forever Stamp Store® ships all in-stock orders with First-Class Mail Tracking® service. Please allow 3-5 business days (preparation time not included) for in-stock items to be shipped with Default Shipping or 1-2 business days for in-stock orders to be shipped with Priority Mail Express® service.
How long does shipping take?
Shipping time varies by location. These are our estimates: 3-5 Business days.
Do you provide tracking information?
Yes, you will receive an email once your order ships that contains your tracking information(Within 1 business day). If you haven't received tracking info within 2 days, please contact us.
My tracking says "no information available at the moment".
For some shipping companies, it takes 1-2 business days for the tracking information to update on the system. If your order was placed more than 3 business days ago and there is still no information on your tracking number, please contact us.
Will my items be sent in one package?
For logistical reasons, items in the same purchase will sometimes be sent in separate packages, even if you have specified combined shipping.
If you have any other questions, please contact us and we will do our best to help you out.
We try to make sure all your items reach you at the same time.
REFUNDS & RETURNS POLICY
All orders can be cancelled until they are shipped. If your order has been paid and you need to make a change or cancel an order, you must contact us within 12 hours. Once the packaging and shipping process has started, it can no longer be cancelled.
Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. Therefore, you can request a refund or reshipment for ordered products if:
- You do not receive them within the guaranteed time (20 days not including 3-5 day processing)
- You receive the wrong or broken item(Non-artificial)
We do not issue the refund if:
- Your order does not arrive due to factors within your control (e.g. providing the wrong shipping address)
- Your order does not arrive due to exceptional circumstances outside our control (e.g. delayed by a natural disaster)
- Other exceptional circumstances outside the control of Foreverstampstore.com
*You can submit refund requests within 15 days after the guaranteed period for delivery (20 days) has expired. You can do it by sending a message on page.
If you are approved for a refund, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within 14 days.
If for any reason you would like to exchange your product. You must contact us first and we will guide you through the steps.
Please do not send your purchase back to us unless we authorise you to do so.