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tobaccoVermont Colleges are Giving Tobacco the Boot

Current prEvents   August 12, 2017   Times Argus By Mariah Sanderson Tobacco use is still the leading cause of premature and preventable death, and is responsible for 480,000 deaths a year in the United States. Here in Vermont, the costs of smoking are estimated at $348 ...

August 15th | by Deb Wolf

tobaccoMake Every Day World No Tobacco Day

Riley Cook and Rachel Sucher, members of Montpelier High School’s Substance Abuse Prevention group, pictured here promoting awareness on World No Tobacco Day.  At the May 31st event, students learned about the harmful impacts of tobacco products on the body and the consequences of nicotine use ...

May 31st | by Deb Wolf

tobaccoFlavored Tobacco Products are Being Targeted to Youth

Current prEvents     June 16, 2017     Times Argus By Ginny Burley, Prevention Specialist, Central Vermont New Directions Coalition One thing that tobacco companies do really well: they find ways to create new customers. As older smokers quit or die, Big Tobacco needs to ...

May 30th | by Deb Wolf

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    10:00 am Prescription Drug Take Back Day @ Washington County Sheriffs Department
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    Prescription Drug Take Back Day @ Washington County Sheriffs Department | Montpelier | Vermont | United States
    Washington County Sheriff W. Samuel Hill, in cooperation with the DEA, has coordinated collection sites within Washington County, for the disposal of unused prescription drugs.  Pills and capsules only. Collection sites: *Washington County Sheriff’s Department 10 Elm Street Montpelier, VT *Montpelier Police Department 1 Pitkin Court[...]
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