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PLATTSBURGH | A topic on the minds of many New Yorkers is the legalization of recreational marijuana. Despite promises by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to legalize the substance, it failed at this year’s legislative session... Read more

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Pot-legal Oregon is seeing more young people suffering from psychosis due to heavy marijuana consumption as adolescents, reports the Mail-Tribune, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Oregon newspaper. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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CROWN POINT | Just when the message about drinking and driving was getting through to teenagers, along came texting. Read more

The Sun

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Just last week, the ‘smart money’ in Montpelier was saying the ‘tax and regulate’ marijuana legalization train couldn’t be stopped. No matter how many real-life problems were raised, the momentum was said to be unstoppable. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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I wonder what kind of world we are leaving our posterity. Heartfelt concerns over the environment and global warming plea for us to be stewards of the earth, but who is pleading for us to be stewards of humanity? Read more

Letters to the Editor

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Vermont Eagle

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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

The Vermont Eagle

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

Editorials

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

The Vermont Eagle

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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

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Vermont Eagle

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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

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Sun

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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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