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LAKE GEORGE — While many communities across the northeast U.S. have dog parks as places for dogs to get some exercise and for their owners to socialize, these venues are fairly scarce in the North Country. more

Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — A chief goal is targeting counties to increase the age to purchase tobacco products to 21 more

Apr 4, 2017 4:30 PM The Sun

LAKE PLACID — Advocates seek to raise age to purchase tobacco products to 21 more

Apr 3, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

Starting the New Year “smoke free” is a great idea! more

Jan 6, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor


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Essex County Public Health Director Linda Beers has been appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to the New York State Department of Health’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board. more

Nov 30, 2015 6:00 AM The Sun

On September 15, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered R.J. Reynolds to immediately stop distribution and sale of four cigarette brands... more

Oct 9, 2015 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a press release in July announcing a recently published study that found 3 out of 4 adults support the concept of raising the minimum legal age for purchase of tobacco products to 21. more

Aug 19, 2015 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor


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Posters that two young students have created in a regional anti-smoking program have won a statewide contest. more

Aug 14, 2015 6:00 AM The Sun

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