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

The Vermont Eagle

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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. 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. more

The Sun

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. 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. more

The Sun

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. more

The Sun

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

The Sun

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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Sun

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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

Editorials

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

MORIAH – The Eagles are coming to Moriah. more

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