U.S. to end policy that let legal pot flourish

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, two people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. Sessions will instead let federal prosecutors where pot is legal decide how aggressively to enforce federal marijuana law, the people […]

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Those January Blues Are Real. Here’s How to Avoid Them.

Acts of kindness, self-care, and gratitude are some of the ways you can beat back depression during the cold month of January. If you feel depressed in January, it’s not just in your head. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and post-holiday blues can hit hard after the parties and tinsel fade away. The disorder, in fact, […]

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Increasing the tobacco sale age to 21

The tobacco industry heavily targets young adults ages 18-21 in order to recruit new tobacco users and guarantee profits. Approximately 95 percent of current adult smokers started before they were 18.[i] A 2015 report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) found that increasing the legal age to buy tobacco to 21 would decrease smoking initiation […]

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Here’s a New Year’s resolution that can change your life

As we prepare for 2018, many of us are getting ready to make resolutions to change something about our lives in the new year. Search the phrase “new year resolution ideas” on Google without the quotation marks and you’ll find millions of lists of things you can resolve to do. If you’re able to read […]

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Responsible Beverage Service And Enforcement: Does It Reduce DUIs?

SACK has been instrumental in providing Responsible Server Beverage Training (RBST) to establishments in Kanabec County since 2014. County wide statistics of DUI’s have decreased over time and that, in part, is due to the education of the servers at establishments in Kanabec County!  Can a simple education program for bartenders and alcohol servers reduce […]

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