DEA, St. Louis County Accepts Unwanted Medications, Vapes

Biannual event held on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

DULUTH, Minn.- For National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the Drug Enforcement Administration held their biannual take back event at the St. Louis County Public Safety Building. According to officials, the hard part of preventing opioid addictions is that the number of opioids on the streets can never be known for sure. So events like these aim to get as…

E-Cigarettes Growing Popular Among Teens

More people are putting down the traditional cigarette and picking up the e-cigarettes.

DULUTH, Minn. – Traditional cigarette smoking rates are falling as many people are now using e-cigarettes instead. Some people switch to e-cigarettes to try and quit smoking or to find a safer alternative to regular cigarettes… But since 2014, there has been a nearly 50 percent increase in high school students who regularly use e-cigarettes. And it’s young e–smokers many doctors…