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Rx Drug Take Back Day Results

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, Montpelier Police Department, Kinney Drugs in Berlin (supported by ...

July 1, 2018: What Marijuana Legalization Means For You

Current prEvents    April 24, 2018 By GINNY BURLEY For the Times Argus This year the Vermont legislature passed the bill H.511 (Act 86) legalizing home grown cannabis and the possession of “small” amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age or older effective July ...


Current prEvents    February 10, 2018    Times Argus A Guide to Improving Family Health Would it surprise you to learn that over 50% of all deaths in Vermont are caused by just four diseases and that they are the result of only three behaviors? ...

Safe Sharps Disposal

Current prEvents   January 27, 2018    Times Argus By ANN GILBERT, Director of Central Vermont New Directions Coalition Safe and easy disposal of sharps is a public health priority in Vermont. What are Sharps? “Sharps” is a medical term for any of the invasive devices that ...

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week – January 22-28

This week is National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week! NDAFW is a national health observance linking teens to science based facts to SHATTER THE MYTHS about drugs! Do you know the facts? Take the 2018 IQ Challenge and test your knowledge on drugs and alcohol: ...

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    Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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    Presentation to Montpelier City Council on Smokefree Downtown
    New Directions will be on the Agenda for the Montpelier City Council meeting on Wednesday, June 27th to talk about Tobacco! The Statehouse Lawn and the Montpelier Parks are now smoke free and our next task is to educate the public about the health benefits[...]
    12:00 pm Brown Bag Concert in the park @ Christ Church Courtyard
    Brown Bag Concert in the park @ Christ Church Courtyard
    Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Brown Bag Concert in the park @ Christ Church Courtyard | Montpelier | Vermont | United States
      Brown Bag Summer Concert Series 2018 Patti Casey and Colin McCaffrey Sponsored by CVNDC and Capitol Copy Free and Smoke Free A Montpelier Alive event sponsored by Hunger Mountain Co-op Sponsored by Central VT New Directions Coalition
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