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Tennessee Increases Anti-Drug Coalitions To Prevent Substance Abuse

Friday, August 19, 2016 | 8:33am

NASHVILLE – In counties and communities across Tennessee, anti-drug coalitions are working to reduce dependence on harmful and potentially lethal substances such as prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. These local efforts, funded by the State of Tennessee since 2008, help get the word out about the dangers and consequences of substance use.  At the start of 2016, Tennessee provided funding for 33 county coalitions and two statewide. 

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