Category Archive: Tobacco Related

Feb 27

100% SUCCESSFUL

DURING THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS IN FEBRUARY, MONTCALM PARTICIPATED IN A STATE WIDE SURVEY TO CHECK THE PERCENTAGE OF TOBACCO VENDORS WHO WOULD SELL TOBACCO TO MINORS.  OUR PART OF THE STATE SURVEY INCLUDED SEVEN SITES.  FOR THE SIXTH YEAR IN A ROW, NONE OF THE STORES IN MONTCALM SOLD!!!!  THANK YOU BUSINESS OWNERS …

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Jul 14

Friday Night Fires – Youth Leading the Way

This past spring we held a youth summit at a local campground.  From the Summit a number of local youth stepped forward to decide how to carry the Healthy Choices messages back to their local schools and church youth groups.  They have set up a series of three Friday Night Fires events.  These Friday Night …

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Jan 11

HOW CAN I TELL IF MY CHILD IS DOING DRUGS?

While it is difficult to distingish typical adolescent behavior from drug-induced behavior, parents should consdier possible drug use if they notice several of these changes in their child: 1. Changes in Physical Appearance – Lack of personal cleanliness, messy appearance Red eyes and frequent use of eye drops Runny nose, congestion, coughing Wearing dark glasses …

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Aug 24

Selling Tobacco to Minors – Picture Improves

In the Spring of 2011 Tobacco Free Montcalm worked with law enforcement agencies checking to see if stores would sell tobacco products to underage teens. 86.57% of our stores DID NOT SELL. CONGRATULATIONS! When the stores were first checked in 2001, 50% of the stores sold to minors. Since Spring of 2007 the sale rate to minors …

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