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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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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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ELIZABETHTOWN | New York’s Public Health Works honored Susan Lopez Allot, director of Essex County Public Health Unit (PHU), as a member of the statewide 2018 Honor Roll. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing for a proposed local law which would raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21 years old within county lines. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The debate over raising the legal age for purchasing tobacco products in Essex County will head to a public hearing at the end of this month. Read more

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

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ALBANY – Peter Trout, Director of Clinton County Mental Health & Addiction Services, and Steve Valley, Director of Essex County Mental Health Services, were recently recognized as this region’s 2015 Health Systems Change Community Champions. Read more

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