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CG group helps shut down youth access to ‘whip-its’

Members of the Cottage Grove Youth Advisory Council (CGYAC) recently corresponded with the City of Creswell regarding sales of nitrous oxide to minors, which has been an issue impacting youth in our communities.
Concerns stemmed from hearing testimony at a Cottage Grove City Council meeting by a mother whose son who nearly died in an automobile crash while under the influence of nitrous oxide inhalants, Chelsea Armstrong, co-chair of the CGYAC stated in the correspondence.
“It was quite alarming to find that nearly every convenience store and the local smoke shop in Cottage Grove has nitrous oxide canisters, commonly . . .

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