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  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:03 PM
    Concern regarding underage nicotine use, including vaping and smoking, have prompted school personnel, City and County Officials and law enforcement to coordinate their efforts to try and come up with solutions. A meeting was held on July 22, at the Jefferson County Law Enforcement Center to hold what Fairbury Public Schools Superintendent Stephen Grizzle described as a “brainstorming session.”

  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019 12:38 PM
    In response to what some across the nation are claiming is an epidemic of vaping among teens, the regional health board, Public Health Solutions, has reached out with information for teens in regard to vaping.

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:40 PM
    There is more to vaping than meets the eye, according to a vaper and employee of a local vape shop.

  • Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:45 PM
    One local issue brought to light with the increase in vaping amongst young people has been enforcement of tobacco laws.

  • Friday, July 5, 2019 9:01 AM
    Compared to six area schools within a 50 miles radius (Crete, Thayer Central, Tri County, Wilber-Clatonia, Beatrice, Diller-Odell), Fairbury Public Schools is the first to implement testing for nicotine as a part of their random drug testing policy for students that participate in activities.

  • Tuesday, July 2, 2019 2:22 PM
    Fairbury High School students have spoken out concerning the inclusion of nicotine in the testing policy for activities.

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 12:05 PM
    On Friday, June 21, Fairbury Public Schools Superintendent Stephen Grizzle received a letter from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) regarding the school’s new policy to test students involved in extracurricular activities for nicotine.

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:12 PM
    The Fairbury School Board voted unanimously to add nicotine to the school’s drug testing protocols and policy at the school board meeting of June 10. The new policy will be effective next school year.

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