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Ventura County Gets Federal Grant To Combat Smoking, Obesity And Other Lifestyle Health Issues

Posted on Friday, September 30, 2011 12:12am

Ventura County’s health department is getting a big federal grant to help in efforts to promote healthy lifestyles.

The $480,000 Federal Centers For Disease Control and Prevention grant will be used for efforts in the county to decrease tobacco use, combat obesity, and offer other preventative services.

It’s part of a nationwide, $103 milllion dollar campaign to promote healthy living.

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