News Local non-profits get Tobacco Reduction grant dollars SHARE ON: Gerry Lampow, staff Wednesday, Jan. 12th, 2022 Lloydminster has approved grant funding for local tobacco campaigns. (Photo: Pixabay) Monday’s Council meeting saw the approval of about $28,000 in grant funding being divvied up among some local non-profits. The funds come under the 2022 Lloydminster Tobacco Reduction Grant. The following groups will receive funding support for their respective programs: Lloydminster Interval Home: Luving My Lungs, $12,000 Lloydminster Sexual Assault Services: Behind the Smoke – Lighting Up Coping Skills, $6,000 Lloydminster Area Drug Strategy: An Influential Generation & Tobacco Retailers Accountability Course (TRAC), $7,000 Lloydminster Area Drug Strategy: Partnership to Assist in the Cessation of Tobacco (PACT), $2,900. The goal of the Lloydminster Tobacco Reduction Grant is to support a healthier smoke-free Lloydminster by funding community group projects that raise awareness of tobacco related health risks. Administration was also authorized to reallocate any unused or returned grant funds.