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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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PORT HENRY | Medical marijuana has the potential to treat a far-ranging list of maladies, from chronic pain to anxiety, representatives of a North Country dispensary told a meeting of the Moriah Chamber of Commerce last week. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The use of e-cigarettes in schools continues to increase, even as traditional smoking declines among students in New York state. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the state weighs the legalization of recreational marijuana, county lawmakers want to hear from you. 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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MONTPELIER | To listen to the renewable power industry and its supporters in the Vermont Legislature, you might think carbon taxation is the only certain way to reduce CO2 emissions. Read more

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The leader of the new, veto-proof supermajority Vermont House Democratic caucus predicts the Legislature will seek action on three bills Gov. Phil Scott has opposed: Read more

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According to a news report last week by Montpelier investigative reporter and columnist Guy Page, of State Headliners appearing occasionally in this newspaper, Vermont’s homeless population is on the rise. Read more

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In pot-legal Oregon, “Reefer Madness” – schizophrenia – is a real and growing problem. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | With more than 274,000 votes cast, Vermonters overwhelmingly re-elected Phil Scott to serve another term as governor, choosing the governor’s message of affordability over national buzz about gender identity. Read more

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MONTPELIER - Car insurance rates are likely to increase 4-6 percent in states with legal marijuana, a leading insurance industry actuary says. Read more

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MONTPELIER | Members of the Vermont Governor’s Advisory Commission on Marijuana may recommend zero legal tolerance for smoking marijuana and driving due to the lack of a reliable roadside impairment test. Read more

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CHAZY | Six people have been charged in connection with a home invasion of a marijuana grow operation in Chazy. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | An Essex County resolution opposing legalization of recreational marijuana skidded to a halt Monday. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the state continues to explore legalizing recreational marijuana, Essex County’s Board of Supervisors has begun to weigh in — but the Clinton County Legislature will likely wait for the state to offer guidance on the issue. Read more

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RUTLAND | Terrance G. Mitchell and Andrea L. McCullough were arrested by officers of the Vermont Drug Task Force in the city of Rutland last week. Read more

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon squared off in their first and only debate last week ahead of the Democratic primary contest on Sept. 13. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has become the latest county in New York state to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Read more

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