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East Feliciana Drug Council awarded $625,000 grant

East Feliciana Drug Council  (Source: WAFB) East Feliciana Drug Council (Source: WAFB)
EAST FELICIANA PARISH, LA (WAFB) - The East Feliciana Parish Drug and Alcohol Awareness Council was recently awarded a $625,000 grant.The grant will be used to develop public service announcements and install electronic billboards, install prescription drop boxes in strategic locations, and provide education and training to alcohol vendors, retail outlet owners, and employees.

It was awarded by the Drug Free Communities Support Program by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy in cooperation with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Officials say the grant will allow them to institute programs and services on a much more comprehensive basis.

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