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wouldurather… Tobacco Contest for Young Adults

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In partnership with Leave The Pack Behind, the Grey Bruce Health Unit is promoting the six-week wouldurather… contest for young adults aged 18-29. Participants have the chance to win grand prizes worth up to $5,000 with an early bird prize of $500 available for those who register before December 31st, 2016.
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The Grey Bruce Health Unit is acknowledging, with thanks, the help from local veterinary clinics to support increased tick surveillance related to Lyme disease.
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Rethink Your Drinking

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As we get into the holiday season, the Grey Bruce Health Unit hopes you’ll Rethink Your Drinking. Almost 25% of Grey Bruce residents age 12 and over are heavy drinkers, defined as having five or more alcoholic drinks on one occasion, once a month or more. Rethink Your Drinking encourages moderation or low-risk drinking to reduce the risks associated with alcohol.
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Health Canada has confirmed the presence of carfentanil in green counterfeit pills stamped ‘CDN’ and ‘80’ found in Waterloo Region. Carfentanil is 10,000 times more toxic than morphine. It cannot be detected by sight, smell or taste.
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The Grey Bruce Health Unit has rescinded its advisory on Lake Rosalind and Marl Lake based on results of samples taken on November 24, 2016 by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.
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