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tobacco

Vaping: unhealthy, addictive and expensive

Published on September 13th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Current PrEvents  |  The Times Argus | September 12, 2018 By JACK THOMPSON In the 1950s, smoking cigarettes was quite popular. But as smoking became linked with lung cancer, the number of smokers declined. Now, companies ... Read More


prevention

Impact of Substances on Domestic Violence

Published on August 17th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents – Aug. 13, 2018 – The Times Argus Editor’s note: Current PrEvents is produced by the Central Vermont New Directions Coalition as part of the Regional Prevention Partnership grant from the Vermont Department of ... Read More


marijuana

Is cannabis safe?

Published on July 16th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Learn about the relationship between cannabis use and psychosis including the latest scientific research and the insights and perspectives of young people. http://cannabisandpsychosis.ca... Read More


prevention

Montpelier’s smoke free ballpark

Published on July 3rd, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Montpelier mascot Skip is proud of Montpelier’s smoke free ballpark. Central VT New Directions Coalition joined the World as co-sponsors of the Mountaineers game on June 26th, and provided information about the dangers of secondhand smoke ... Read More


News

Rx Drug Take Back Day Results

Published on May 21st, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Washington County collected 24 boxes with a combined weight of over 600 pounds at the April 28th, 2018 Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The seven local collection sites included the Washington County Sheriff’s Department in Montpelier, ... Read More


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