Your Turn: feedback on Narcan, tobacco age & ‘Misfit’ Thanksgiving

wwny Your Turn: feedback on Narcan, tobacco age & ‘Misfit’ Thanksgiving

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Do you know how to use Narcan? After a wave of drug overdose deaths in Jefferson County, health officials want you to be able to say ‘yes’ to that question. Most of your feedback is about that:

As a recovering addict myself I thank God Narcan is around. I have met some great people in rehab that are clean and sober because Narcan was used.

Virginia Ruggles-Sleighter

No one should know how to use it and it should be banned. Stop saving druggies!

Jim Carley

Even though New York recently increased the age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 years of age, the law doesn’t apply on Fort Drum. Officials say stores on post follow federal law, which allows individuals 18 years and older to buy tobacco products:

Should be 21.

Julie Greene-Boslet

That’s one way to increase recruitment.

Joe Thomas

If you’re old enough to make the decision to fight for your country, then you’re also old enough to make the decision to smoke tobacco at age 18.

Iyen A-Me

A new tradition was started in Clayton as folks gathered at the Knights of Columbus for what they called the “Misfit” Thanksgiving Dinner:

Is a great idea but I might suggest changing the name. I don't consider them misfits, just victims of circumstance.

Michael Patchen

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Jenny Patchen

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