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By Kali Kavouklis on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 12:54 pm
“We’re encouraging people to make a quit attempt, and we’re going to be able to provide to them any of the services that they need to help them,” Nichols said.
By Carla Vianna on November 13th, 2014 | Last updated: November 13, 2014 at 5:26 pm
The local Cigarette Litter Prevention Program is seeing success after the installation of more than two dozen cigarette receptacles in the downtown area. The program hopes to expand into midtown, despite vandalization by the homeless.
By Wade Millward on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 11:58 am
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.
By Beatrice Dupuy on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 7:53 am
Flagler County recently passed a new smoke-free hiring policy that not everyone agrees with.
By Kaitlyn Pearson on April 11th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 2:35 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: car-train accident, Levy County man arrested, smoke-free UF, Internet cafe bill, Home Depot shopper.
By Joe Lancos on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 2:33 pm
A proposed bill aims to give local governments the power to create anti-smoking ordinances in public parks and playgrounds.
By Chip Skambis on September 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:45 pm
University of Florida researchers find links between poor cholesterol levels and a chemical in smoke.
By Stephanie Denardo on July 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm
More teenagers start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other months, U.S. health officials say. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on what factors lead to alcohol and drug use in teens over [...]