By TERRY FLORES firstname.lastname@example.org Retailers who offer tobacco products refrained from selling to minors 100 percent of the time during compliance checks performed at 80 establishments in Kenosha County last year. That’s good news for county law enforcement and local tobacco officials who have been working to prevent illegal sales and deter youth from picking up an … [Read more...] about Kenosha County retailers rate perfect score in random tobacco compliance checks
By HEATHER LARSON POYNER email@example.com They come in flavors like mango, banana and lemon berry and their dispensers be customized with images of cultural icons like Captain America and Cap’n Crunch. But, say health experts, the coolest thing in “not quite smoking” is also the most dangerous thing since Marlboro Reds. Non-tobacco smoking products — slender … [Read more...] about Dangers in the vapor: Electronic cigarettes and vaping devices may pose health hazards
By HEATHER LARSON POYNER firstname.lastname@example.org At a recent gathering hosted by the Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Tobacco-Free Coalition and the Hope Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, legislators, health care professionals, law enforcement officers and community representatives learned about problems posed by electronic nicotine delivery systems, also known as … [Read more...] about KRW Tobacco-Free Coaltion hosts forum on potential controls of electronic smoking products
There’s an event nearly every day in order to help a nonprofit organization raise money to provide its services. The choices are overwhelming, even to me, and I love fundraisers! Remember that, in general, nonprofits need to raise funds from people who don’t need the services in order to provide services to people who can’t afford to pay for the services but need … [Read more...] about Fundraiser etiquette: Plan to have fun and spend money!
We at the Hope Council on Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse, Inc. are so excited to launch our new website! We, of course, hope you’ll use it as a resource, but we want it to be so much more, too. We’re excited to have the KRW Tobacco-Free Coalition portion of the website available for you to see what that Coalition is doing. Now you can keep abreast of our activities and our … [Read more...] about Welcome to the new Hope Council Website!