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Retail education part of state grant

Published: Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

ROCK FALLS – The city of Rock Falls recently received a $1,430 grant from the state Liquor Control Commission to begin a program to address minimum-age tobacco laws.

The program will include retail education and enforcement. Michael A. Kuelper, Rock Falls Police chief, said the grant will enhance efforts to reduce youth access to tobacco products.

The commission awards $1 million each year to communities willing to implement its tobacco enforcement program.

For more information, call 312-814-3083, visit state.il.us/lcc or write to Illinois Liquor Control Commission, 100 W. Randolph St., Suite 7-801, Chicago, IL 60601.

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