Jessica Miller | September 1, 2011
Alcohol use by Indiana sixth- through 12th-graders has declined, but findings from the 21st Annual Survey of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use also revealed a continuing increase in marijuana and smokeless tobacco use. The survey, conducted by the Indiana Prevention Resource Center at Indiana University Bloomington and funded by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Division of Mental Health and Addiction, questioned 168,801 students in public and private schools.
Jessica Miller | August 25, 2011
Researchers with the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) Tobacco Section recently completed analysis of results from an observational compliance check survey related to Michigan’s statewide smoke-free air law. The survey was conducted in May to determine compliance of businesses with the law one year after implementation.
Jessica Miller | April 8, 2011
Video surveillance led to the arrest Wednesday of Raymond Ray Pugh, 41, a transient, on suspicion of stealing more than two dozen lottery tickets during a burglary and later cashing in the winners. Pugh is suspected of breaking into the Twentieth Avenue Grocery Saturday morning. Cash, Marlboro cigarettes and 30 “extravaganza” $2 lottery tickets were stolen, Longview police said.