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MIDDLEBURY | Several Vermont State Police barracks and municipal police station in our area now accept unused and unwanted prescription medication from members of the public year-round. more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Trump administration last week issued new insurance rules that will allow patients to purchase health care plans originally designed for short-term use. more

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Pete DeMola

QUEENSBURY | Hudson Headwaters was heading towards an iceberg following the pending expiration of a Affordable Care Act-related funding stream for community health centers. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The area’s first medical marijuana dispensary will be under new ownership next week. more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Town Police Department now has an officer trained as a narcotics investigator. more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County Budget Officer Frank Thomas said if the county can raise taxes while remaining under the cap, it should do so. more

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Jamarr Robinson, 36, of Philadelphia, Pa. more

The Vermont Eagle

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

Community Columnists

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PERU | Peru Health Mart Pharmacy is being rebranded as Kinney Drugs. more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA) Coalition focuses on friends sharing hope about recovery from drug dependence. more

The Sun

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LAKE PLACID — National Grid wants to increase residential gas and electricity delivery rates by double-digits. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Repeal of Affordable Care Act would devastate North Country healthcare system, say critics more

The Sun

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Organizers hope panel discussion, forum will generate awareness of resources to squash ongoing opiate epidemic more

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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

Editorials

PLATTSBURGH — This year’s National Drug Take-back Day will take place Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at various locations across the country, including in Essex, Clinton, Franklin, Warren and Washington counties. more

The Sun

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Health is conducting a series of presentations for health care professionals about new rules governing the prescribing of opioids. more

The Vermont Eagle

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AU SABLE FORKS — After nearly half a century of serving the residents of Au Sable Forks, Feeks Pharmacy will close its doors on Feb. 25. more

The Sun

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MORIAH — Former professional lacrosse player Ken Bartolo recently had a powerful message for students at Moriah Central School about his long climb back from drug addiction. more

The Sun

QUEENSBURY — The Warren County Sheriff’s office is participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back day this Saturday, Oct. 22, and area citizens are encouraged to participate. more

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