National Prevention Week – Tuesday, May 15

The focus today is on Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse. The SACK Coalition has done extensive work over the years to reduce and deter youth access to alcohol in Kanabec County. In 2010, both the City of Mora and Kanabec County passed ordinances establishing penalties for any person hosting an event or gathering where alcohol […]

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National Prevention Week 2018

Each year the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMSHA) dedicates a week to the promotion and prevention of substance abuse and the promotion of mental health. SACK would like to use this week to provide additional awareness surrounding the work our coalition has done as well are increase awareness about the resources that […]

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Preliminary 2017 data show deadly impact of fentanyl

Minnesota saw a surge of deaths in 2017 caused by the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl, according to a preliminary analysis of death records by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). The number of synthetic opioid-involved deaths increased 74 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to the preliminary data. This increase is largely due to fentanyl-involved […]

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It’s not to late to register for the MOFAS 04.9K!

We are busy planning for a great community awareness walk, run and roll on Saturday, May 12th! You still have time to register for the FREE, fun and family friendly event!!  Click Here to Register Event check-in begins at 8:45 a.m. with the walk beginning at approximately 9:15 a.m. from the Mora Elementary School. We’ll […]

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Federal Government Sends Warning To Vaping Companies

The Food and Drug Administration and Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday sent warning letters to 13 manufacturers, distributors and retailers of e-cigarette liquids. In a phone briefing for reporters, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the companies are endangering kids by marketing the products to resemble juice boxes, cookies or candy. “You look at the lollipop […]

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