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CHESTERTOWN | A man who has spent many hours of his retirement on charitable initiatives was named Rotarian of the Year recently by the Chestertown Rotary Club. Read more

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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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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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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo is backing the legalization of recreational marijuana next year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Dr. Lynn Kahn just wants her shot. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Candidates are refining their health care pitches in the waning days of the race for New York’s 21st Congressional District. 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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PLATTSBURGH | Where once cloudy, opaque front windows and a series of white walls blocked off Plattsburgh’s only medical marijuana dispensary from pedestrian view, there are now transparent panes of glass and an open floor plan... Read more

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

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After refusing pleas last month by at least two Vermont doctors’ organizations to listen to physicians about the medically-appropriate uses of marijuana... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked state lawmakers to authorize funding for a study that will explore the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York state. Read more

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Recently, I read a Vermont news article about your former Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell’s reaction receiving a 4/20 license plate. Read more

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MONTPELIER | The Vermont Department of Public Safety has conditionally approved PhytoScience Institute, LLC, as the state's fifth marijuana dispensary. Read more

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MONTPELIER | Jake Perkinson, former investor and board member of a medical marijuana dispensary, has been named co-chair of the Governor’s Marijuana Advisory Commission. Read more

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MONTPELIER — With opioid addiction increasing at alarming rates, Vermont leaders are open to new ideas, including the use of medical marijuana to help mitigate the crisis. Read more

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New York's medical marijuana program is overly restrictive, costly and has too many unanswered questions, says a local man whose wife suffers from a debilitating condition the policy is designed to address Read more

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MONTPELIER — After passing marijuana legalization last week, some Vermont senators denied they had just voted to nullify federal law. Read more

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