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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked state lawmakers to authorize funding for a study that will explore the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York state. more

Feb 6, 2018 11:00 AM The Sun


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While Vermont’s opioid crisis is far from under control, there is positive news about stamping out the epidemic of drug abuse and wasted lives, one person at a time. more

Jan 30, 2018 7:00 AM Editorials


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MIDDLEBURY | A bill legalizing recreational marijuana was passed by the Vermont Senate this week, after clearing the House earlier. more

Jan 16, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | On Nov. 1, former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas (2003-11), was the keynote speaker at the annual Orange County GOP spaghetti dinner held in Randolph. more

Nov 29, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Opioid epidemic, your government at work. Have you ever heard of the “Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act”? more

Nov 22, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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In honor of September being National Recovery Awareness Month, I recently spent a day meeting with people and organizations dedicated to helping those affected by the opioid crisis. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

The current opioid epidemic was caused by a deadly intersection of many factors: greed, fear, the quest to feel good, misinformation and legitimate efforts to treat acute and chronic pain. more

Oct 11, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

Battling addiction and winning has been the hardest thing I have had to do. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists


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ELIZABETHTOWN | A national headline getting 2014 report in Rolling Stone dubbed Vermont, as “America’s capital of heroin”. more

Oct 3, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Programming designed to share personal stories, erase stigma more

Sep 12, 2017 5:15 PM The Sun


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MIDDLEBURY | Officials of the Town of Middlebury are asking residents their opinions about the legalization of marijuana, which contains a psychoactive drug consisting of chemical compounds known as cannabinoids. more

Aug 30, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

The head of Friends of Recovery New York will speak in Ticonderoga more

Jul 28, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Police Chief Tom Hanley is among those local law enforcement officials who feel unsettled about opening the lid on legalized marijuana in Vermont. more

Jun 19, 2017 2:00 PM The Vermont Eagle 1 Comments


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Our current crisis of drug abuse seems to be on a rapid incline with even more Vermonters dying from drug overdoses. more

May 31, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

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