Evanston is leading efforts in youth tobacco prevention by becoming the first community in the state to make recommendations to the City Council to raise the age of purchase, use and possession of tobacco and nicotine related products from 18 to 21. This month, Evanston’s Human Services committee unanimously voted to recommend that the city increases its age limit, as other states nationwide have seen smoking rates among high school students cut in half once the ordinance is adopted. Read more in Evanston Now.
- Tobacco Committee Meeting January 18, 2018 at 9:00 am – 10:00 am Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60201, USA Room 2402
- ESAP Coalition Meeting - Community Members Encouraged to Attend January 18, 2018 at 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Gibbs - Morrison Cultural Center, 1823 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA Opitates Presentation and Panel Discussion. -The Scope of the problem -Local Concerns -Medication Assisted Treatment -Counseling and Behavioral Therapies -Social and Emotional Aspects of Opiate Addiction -The impact of Withdrawal -Access to Prescription Drugs -Prevention n Parents, Community Members, and Professionals (All Are Welcome to our Open Meeting)
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