Tag: Southington Town Wide Effort to Promote Success

Tobacco 21 initiative completed

On May 6, Southington police completed its Tobacco 21 merchant awareness initiative. The project was implemented in partnership with the STEPS Coalition. Officials visited local businesses that were unable to attend the two informational sessions provided by police. The purpose…

Police, STEPS to offer tobacco training

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The town of Southington recently passed an ordinance that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21, and since then, several other Connecticut communities have followed suit. With such a big change,…

Town to add vaping products to tobacco ban

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Town of Southington could soon implement a new age minimum for purchase of tobacco products, including vaping products. The ordinance committee last week heard a presentation from the Southington Town-wide Effort to Promote Success…

Commentary: Change the Script: End opioid misuse

Change the Script is a Connecticut public awareness campaign to help communities address the prescription drug and opioid misuse crisis. It connects town leaders, healthcare professionals, treatment professionals, prevention professionals and everyday people with the resources they need to face…