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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County ranks square in the middle of the pack when it comes to the health of its residents. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County lawmakers voted to table a resolution which would raise the legal age for the purchase of tobacco products from 18 to 21. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Use of electronic cigarettes has been added to New York state’s ban on smoking in public indoor spaces and certain outdoor spaces where smoking is prohibited. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Work to improve public health has paid off in Essex County. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors moved forward Monday on a local law that would raise the purchase age in the county for tobacco from 18 to 21. more

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MIDDLEBURY | Pot advocates have finally scored a significant victory with Republican Gov. Phil Scott signature approval pen hovering over H.511, the latest and final version of the state’s pot legalization attempts. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | All 11 school districts in Essex County have signed onto the Tobacco 21 initiative. more

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Task forces across the state have been mobilizing for the past year to garner support to ban the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21. more

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PLATTSBURGH | An effort to raise the purchase age of tobacco products from 18 to 21 is gaining momentum within school districts across the Adirondack region. more

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LONG LAKE | The International Lions Club is emitting a full-throated roar this week against diabetes and has launched an awareness campaign to combat the chronic condition. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The movement to snuff out adolescent smoking has reached Essex County. more

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MORIAH – The Eagles are coming to Moriah. more

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Report: Essex County has higher rates of obesity, premature death and lower access to care than state average more

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

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

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WESTPORT — A new business venture here combines a uniquely healing Adirondack heritage with new science and research from top medical facilities in the eastern U.S. more

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

Letters to the Editor

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Mauro Grigollo

Under the New York Clean Indoor Air Law, New Yorkers have been successfully protected from the risks of secondhand exposure to combustible cigarette smoke when we work, shop, and dine at a restaurant. The health of New Yorkers could again be at risk. more

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That old familiar American slang, “Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em,” began during the 1940s when soldiers fighting in World War 2 needed an excuse to take a break. more

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If you are a smoker thinking about quitting for the New Year, here are a few things you can do to before New Year’s Day to increase your chances of quitting for good. more

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