Drug-Free All Star Meeting at Lufkin Municipal Court

The Drug-Free All Stars are a group of high school seniors throughout Angelina County that are hand selected to serve as role models for their community by living a tobacco, drug, and alcohol-free lifestyle. For their January monthly meeting, the Drug-Free All Stars visited with Judge April Earley at the Lufkin Municipal Court. During their visit, Judge Earley discussed the consequences for underage drug, alcohol, and tobacco use and how choices can affect their futures.

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Drug-Free All Star Meeting at Family Crisis Center

The Drug-Free All Stars are a group of high school seniors throughout Angelina County that are hand selected to serve as role models for their community by living a tobacco, drug, and alcohol-free lifestyle. For their monthly meeting in December, the Drug-Free All Stars visited the Family Crisis Center. During their visit to the Family Crisis Center, the All Stars took a tour and learned about how the Family Crisis Center helps our community through

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Smoking Cessation Classes Starting in January

The Coalition, Inc. is partnering with CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial Hospital to provide FREE cessation classes to adults that want to quit smoking. There are many benefits for people who stop smoking including, reduced risk of tobacco-related diseases and early death. With support and encouragement, you can double your chances of successfully quitting. The Freshstart program can be your start to a new life without cigarettes! This 4-session program is free for all participants and

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Tobacco Minor Sting Operation in Polk County

The Coalition, Inc. has partnered with the Polk County Sheriff’s Department in an effort to prevent and reduce the harmful use of tobacco products in rural areas like East Texas, where tobacco-related health problems are more prevalent. Over the summer, the Polk County Sheriff’s Department targeted area businesses that sell tobacco. Out of the 38 businesses involved in the minor sting operation, only 5 sold tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to minors. The businesses that sold

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Lufkin Tobacco Minor Sting Operation

The Coalition, Inc. has partnered with the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department in an effort to prevent and reduce the harmful use of tobacco products in rural areas like East Texas, where tobacco-related health problems are more prevalent. Over the summer, the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department targeted area businesses that sell tobacco. Out of the 96 businesses involved in the minor sting operation, only 4 sold tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to minors. The businesses that sold

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Drug-Free All Star Substance Interest Workgroups

On September 24th, 2019, Texans Standing Tall trained the Drug-Free All Stars on how youth can engage in media advocacy efforts to reduce the use of drugs, alcohol, and nicotine products as a part of a larger movement to shape a healthier future in Texas. The training encouraged students to collaborate and work together to use different mediums of media to promote their prevention message. Texans Standing Tall worked with the All Stars to make

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