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PLATTSBURGH | In the past 16 months, 1,000 pounds of unused medications have been deposited in the community medication collection bin, located in University of Vermont Health Network — Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) Outpatient Pharmacy. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Sheriff’s Office will host a local drug take-back day next Saturday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | While on pre-trial release for another drug charge, a Cohoes woman was arrested Tuesday for allegedly possessing both cocaine and a heroin-fentanyl mix with the intent to sell them. 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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PLATTSBURGH | Four people were arrested in the City of Plattsburgh last week in connection with a multi-agency drug investigation. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Recovery in Jobs Act has been included in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $175 billion 2019-20 budget proposal. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh has joined the cities of Schenectady, Albany and Troy in filing litigation against pharmaceutical manufacturers seeking to hold them accountable for the opiate epidemic. Read more

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Members of the Vermont Opioid Coordination Council released their long-awaited progress report. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Four area residents have been sentenced for their roles in a heroin distribution ring. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A Plattsburgh man could face 15 years to life in prison for allegedly selling cocaine. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last week unanimously approved a resolution authorizing Plattsburgh City Police Chief Levi Ritter to sign a rental agreement to open a new police community outreach office on Margaret Street. Read more

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SCHUYLER FALLS | After years of negotiations, meetings, planning sessions and at least one late-night phone call from a state Senator, a new drug rehabilitation facility in Schuyler Falls opened last week. Read more

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