Saturday, March 27, 2010

St. Louis County wins federal anti-smoking grant

CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) -- The St. Louis County Health Department is getting help from Washington, via a nearly $7.6 million tobacco education and cessation grant.

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  1. Anonymous1:32 PM

    I am happy St. Louis County is receiving the money, however, it saddens me that the federal government wastes our tax dollars on this issue.

    This is a rediculous waste of tax dollars, when we are in an economic slump that requires real job production.

    When does the madness end?

  2. Anonymous4:38 PM

    Taxpayers should be outraged. Spending money on this group of people who are voluntarily trying to kill themselves.

    Nail biting is a bad habit as well, where is the money to stop that?

  3. Anonymous5:13 PM

    $7.6 million tobacco education and cessation grant.

    Here is some education = read the side of a package of cigerettes, there, you are educated.

    $7.6 million could fuel 150 jobs for a year at $50,000 per year. We need jobs.

  4. Anonymous5:14 PM

    Maybe Charlie Dooley will get educated from this program and quit smoking.

    Both Dooley and Obama continue to smoke.

  5. Anonymous5:17 PM

    $7.5 million would pay for the trash/recycle bills for 42,000 county residents for a full year.

  6. Anonymous5:19 PM

    $7.5 million could but almost 100 policeman on the street for a full year.

    $7.5 million could shore up the Metro Link and save some of those jobs.

  7. Anonymous1:37 PM

    And Charlie Dooley wants more money for Transportation with Prop A?

    Not on your life.

    Dooley and the county have mismanaged both fiscally and operationally for years. No more money on your watch Charlie.

  8. Anonymous9:20 AM

    What are St. Louis County voters really thinking?

    Voters, wake up, and get your complacent head out of the sand.

    We used to get what we paid for, now we get, who we vote for.