Doug Terbeek

There has been much in the media lately about the dangers of synthetic marijuana, which has been marketed as incense, sold as products such as K2 or Wicked XXX, among others, and labeled “not for human consumption. Read more



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TICONDEROGA | At least in Ticonderoga, the opioid epidemic that has hit rural America particularly hard might not be carrying over into the next generation, according to a biennial survey of student behavior. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA), in conjunction with the Substance Abuse Prevention Team of Essex County, presented a free movie night at North Country Community College last Thursday to help raise awareness... Read more

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Keith Lobdell

ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors has torpedoed a proposed local law to change the legal age at which someone could purchase tobacco in the county. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Health professionals and advocates met with county lawmakers last Monday to talk about the Tobacco 21 initiative. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Substance Abuse Prevention Team of Essex County has received a $1,000 grant from the Evergreen Fund of the Adirondack Foundation. Read more

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

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Two local mental health organizations will merge this fall. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — Heroin and opiate addicts don’t start using with the intention of getting addicted, but with these substances, they usually do. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — The Prevention Team welcomes Mr. Jarrod Sammis, as Communications and Community Relations Coordinator. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Thirty backpacks dotted the lawn of the Essex County Government Center last week. Each represented a local suicide victim who committed the deed between 2011-14. Read more

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