E-Cig & Vape Pen Trends Webinar

E-Cig & Vape Pen Trends Webinar Join Us for Our Prerecorded E-Cig & Vape Pen Trends Webinar! Learn about current and new e-cig and vape trends.In this webinar, you will learn about: what e-cigarettes are, what is actually being inhaled, advertising techniques and some effects on the brain. Register Here: This webinar is password protected. To access the webinar, you will need to enter the password: Prevention4Tioga August Dates: WED57:00…

Cannabis 101: Marijuana and Marijuana Concentrates Webinar

Join Us for Our Prerecorded Cannabis 101: Marijuana and Marijuana Concentrates FREE Webinar! Learn about current and new marijuana trends.  In this 30-minute webinar, you will learn about: Marijuana Myths, THC potency levels, Different methods of marijuana use, Marijuana and Brain Development, How to Talk with Kids about Marijuana, Different forms of marijuana concentrates, and Youth marijuana use rates on a local and national level. Register Here: This webinar is…

New Tobacco Reform Laws

Above is just one of the laws that was signed into effect on April 3rd, 2020 by Governor Cuomo. Along with the budget, Gov. Cuomo also signed into law several tobacco control laws to be effective during this year. Most of the new laws are aimed at reducing youth tobacco access and use across NYS. You can find all of the new changes at https://tobaccopolicycenter.org/tobacco-control/laws-of-new-york/fy2021budget/

Community Change Committee

The Tioga County Allies in Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition is looking for community members to join us at our Community Change Council meetings that will be held in the evening at our office located at 72 North Ave in Owego!   We will meet on the 3rd Thursday in February, May, August, and November from 6:00-7:30 pm at 72 North Ave in Owego.   This will be a special group…

Community Forum Sheds Light on Substance Use in Tioga County

It’s Not Too Late to Help! Forty people came together on October 15th to discuss substance use in Tioga County.  We had youth from Owego Free Academy and Candor High School join us to help deliver the presentation, brainstorm root causes, and talk about solutions.   The main substances discussed were alcohol, marijuana, prescription drugs, and vaping.  Some of the main community concerns expressed were parents providing alcohol and marijuana…

NYS Department of Health Warns Public About Vaping Dangers

Pulmonary Illness Associated with Black Market Vaping Products The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has received numerous reports from New York State physicians of severe pulmonary (lung-related) illness among patients ranging from 14 to 71 years of age who were using at least one vape product prior to becoming ill. Laboratory test results show very high levels of vitamin E acetate in nearly all cannabis-containing samples analyzed by…

Tall Cop: High in Plain Sight

Join us for an amazing awareness event Jerome Galloway is coming to Tioga County on December 4th, 2019. Tall Cop is a dynamic speaker with unique experience as a police officer, drug trend analyst, and parent. He travels across the country educating all types of audiences, from parents to police, on what to know about current substance use trends moving across the country. Location: Tioga Downs Casino Time: 9am-3pm Cost:FREE…