Tag Archives: Tobacco Prevention

Sault Tribe Health Educator Colin Welker Completes National Anti-Tobacco Truth Initiative Fellowship

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SAULT STE. MARIE, Michigan (October 2016) – Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians health educator, Colin Welker, has received national recognition for his efforts to prevent commercial tobacco use among youth in the Upper Peninsula. Welker was one of… read more

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Health Educators Nationally Recognized for Their Successful Community Health Initiatives

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Sault Ste Marie, MI – Sault Tribe Community Health Educators Colin Welker and Tyler LaPlaunt gained national attention recently for their successful initiatives to improve the health of youth in the Upper Peninsula. Welker and LaPlaunt were each selected as… read more

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Mayo Specialist Visits Sault Tribe To Address Growing Nicotine Addiction

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Celebrate Kick Butts day on March 18th!

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Get Started Kick Butts Day 2014 is Wednesday, March 18, 2015 What is Kick Butts Day? Kick Butts Day is a day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco at more… read more

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*Through with Chew Week* is February 15-21, 2015

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Through with Chew Week is February 15-21, 2015 (Sault Ste. Marie, MI) The Chippewa County Tobacco-Free Living Coalition (TFLC) has proclaimed the week of February 15-21, 2015, as “Through with Chew Week” in an effort to call attention to the… read more

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*Smoking and Diabetes* from the Surgeon General’s Report

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*Great American Smokeout* held on November 20

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The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day.… read more

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Through with Chew Week is February 16-22

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 “Through with Chew Week” is February 16-22.  It is an effort to call attention to the use of smokeless tobacco products and to encourage those who use these products to quit. This annual health event was started by the American… read more

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