Report: In Creswell, tobacco is seven times easier to get than fresh fruits, veggies
In Creswell, it takes seven times more effort to hunt down a bag of fresh spinach than it does a pack of cigarettes.
Sounds bewildering, but according to Lane County Health & Human Services Director Karen Gaffney and Tobacco Prevention Coordinator Christy Inskip, Creswell's got issues with tobacco retailing, especially when it comes to youth.
Youth access to tobacco in Creswell shockingly high, Gaffney and Inskip say, and there are several contributing factors for this . . .