Posts Tagged ‘tobacco’

  • Tobacco barns levelled by fire

    Oct 11, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Two tobacco smoke barns went up in flames on Erieau Road Sunday afternoon, with a loss of $300,000. Firefighters from Harwich North, Erieau, Raleigh South and Blenheim stations responded to call shortly before 1:30. One initial barn on the windward side of...

  • Smoke if you stole ’em

    Dec 9, 14 • 191 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    How desperate are people over the price of cigarettes? Well, someone stole a tobacco wagon off a property on Four Rod Road in the former Raleigh Township recently. The 28-foot long wagon was full of unstripped tobacco plants. Total value is about $15,000....

  • Call to action to make C-K tobacco-free

    Jan 20, 14 • 596 Views • Feature Story, Local News3 Comments

    With the start of National Non-Smoking Week, Chatham-Kent council heard a deputation to continue moving forward with making the community tobacco-free. Gary Switzer, the CEO of the Erie-St. Clair LHIN and the co-chair of the Chatham-Kent Community Leaders’...

  • Driven to Quit Challenge returns

    Dec 19, 13 • 560 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Challenge is a health promotion campaign that invites Ontario tobacco users to register and break their addiction for a chance to win their choice of a new Dodge Avenger or Dodge Journey. Other incentives include seven regional prizes of $1,000 cash, as...

  • Butt out for better health, chance to win cash

    Dec 3, 13 • 279 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Young adults in Chatham-Kent are gearing up to better their health for a chance to win $2,500 in the annual wouldurather… contest. Young adults between the ages of 18-29, or those currently attending a post-secondary school, can pledge to quit smoking,...