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Quitters prosper with Northern Health funds

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Northern Health is encouraging quitters through its “True North Strong and Smoke-Free” campaign.

The Authority is offering up to $250 in individual grants to community organizations and schools to help decrease tobacco use.

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Interested organizations can submit project proposals by Dec. 1. Projects can focus on various aspects of reducing tobacco usage such as tobacco hazard awareness or the issues surrounding second-hand smoke.

Officials say past projects have included youth forums for discussing tobacco issues, multimedia displays and smoke-free promotions for public and private facilities. The Authority has given out more than $65,000 towards these projects over the past seven years.

Applications can be found at www.northernhealth.ca/YourHealth/EnvironmentalHealth/TobaccoReduction.aspx

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