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PLATTSBURGH | Earlier in 2019, the city of Plattsburgh Common Council voted to update the tobacco ban law, created in 2001 to it illegal to smoke on public property, to include the use of any tobacco products, including e-cigs, vapes and hookahs. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Reality Check is a group of teens from across New York state whose aim is to expose the truth about tobacco and the marketing practices of the tobacco industry Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Public health in Essex County continues to improve. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | North Country Community College (NCCC) will use an $18,800 grant to help go tobacco-free on all three of its campuses — Malone, Saranac Lake and Ticonderoga — by 2020. Read more

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Cigarette smoking is the cause of some 28,000 deaths annually in New York state. Read more

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SHOREHAM  – Community Health Centers of the Rutland Region (CHCRR), including centers in Brandon and Shoreham, went tobacco free this summer, according to a news statement by CHCRR officials. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has become the latest county in New York state to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Just one person who spoke at a recent public hearing to raise the age of purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 supports the status quo. Read more

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I could not agree more with the sentiments expressed by Eugene Ring anent the removal of Army Major Ed Miller (because he was smoking a cigar in the park. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Nine youth leaders from Plattsburgh, Champlain and Malone have returned from the annual Reality Check Youth Summit at Cazenovia College in central New York. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As stakeholders statewide push localities to raise the age to legally purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, Clinton County has not yet voted on the measure. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is bringing the county’s proposed Tobacco 21 law back to a vote. Read more

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

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

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

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