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Take A Stand Project 2013-2014

Take a Stand Project The Take a Stand Project  gives students a platform to share their reasons for not drinking or using drugs.  On a 12×12 dry erase board, students complete the following sentence:  “I am taking a stand against alcohol and drugs because…”  Breakout staff take pictures of each student,  and their statement, and upload them to the Breakout Facebook page.    To date, 793 students have participated.

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Changes to the Michigan Laws

(adapted from an article by Jessica Sipperley | Jackson Citizen Patriot.)
On Dec. 10th a new statewide smoking ban was signed into law and will take effect May 1st of this year . The law states that smoking will be prohibited in all workplaces, including bars and restaurants. The “workplace” is defined as any place that serves food or drink and has at least one employee.
People are still allowed to smoke in vehicles, home offices, the gaming floors of the three Detroit casinos, cigar bars and specialty tobacco shops. Michigan is the 38th state to pass some type of smoking ban.
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