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Posted by Butler County Drug & Alcohol Program on April 24, 2015

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Prove It! Butler County’s new Campaign to Prevent Underage Drinking

You Say You Care About Your Child’s Future. . . PROVE IT! Providing alcohol to minors is against the law. ⇒Every day in the United States, more than 4,750 kids under age 16 have their first full drink of alcohol. ⇒Underage drinking accounts for 11% of all the alcohol consumed in the United States. ⇒Youth […]

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Posted by Butler County Drug & Alcohol Program on April 21, 2015

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Walk of Hope, May 16, 2015

♥Hope for Broken Hearts:  Walk of Hope Drug Awareness Walk Saturday, May 16, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 420 N. Main St., Butler, PA 16001 The Walk of Hope begins at Westminster Church and continues to the Butler County Courthouse For more information, call Charlene […]

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Posted by Butler County Drug & Alcohol Program on February 3, 2015

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E-cigarettes: The Big Question

Vaping Facts E-Cigarettes: The Big ? Youth might think vaping is “safe” because there’s no tobacco. Unfortunately, we just don’t know that for a fact. And it might be years before we really understand the long-term damage vaping can do to your body. We do know some things about e-cigs, though. And they might surprise […]

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Posted by Butler County Drug & Alcohol Program on February 3, 2015

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E-cig info from the FDA

A photo of two electronic cigarettes

Electronic Cigarettes (e-Cigarettes) What are electronic cigarettes? Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are battery-operated products designed to deliver nicotine, flavor and other chemicals. They turn chemicals, including highly addictive nicotine, into an aerosol that is inhaled by the user. Most e-cigarettes are manufactured to look like conventional cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. Some resemble everyday […]

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Posted by Butler County Drug & Alcohol Program on August 11, 2014

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A Letter to Parents: free drug information booklets

Talking to our children about drug use is not always easy, but it is crucial. Although it is best to talk about drugs when children are young—since that is when drug use often begins—it is never too late to start the conversation. Marijuana remains the most abused illegal substance among youth. By the time they […]

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