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PLATTSBURGH | Curaleaf in Plattsburgh unveiled its latest product last Wednesday, Nov. 20 - raw cannabis flower pods. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The State of New York officially raised the age of tobacco purchasing from 18 to 21 on Nov. 13. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill in July, 120 days before the new law took effect. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Earlier in 2019, the city of Plattsburgh Common Council voted to update the tobacco ban law, created in 2001 to it illegal to smoke on public property, to include the use of any tobacco products, including e-cigs, vapes and hookahs. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Reality Check is a group of teens from across New York state whose aim is to expose the truth about tobacco and the marketing practices of the tobacco industry 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 | Vaping is now banned on public property in the City of Plattsburgh. Read more

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ALBANY | The state Assembly last Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Maria Lyons is tired of the smoke. 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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Last week, Gov. Phil Scott presented his Fiscal Year 2020 budget priorities for Vermont which included an e-cigarette “vaping” tax, clean water funding and ideas for putting more electric vehicles on the roads. 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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ELIZABETHTOWN | Just one person who spoke at a recent public hearing to raise the age of purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 supports the status quo. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Use of electronic cigarettes has been added to New York state’s ban on smoking in public indoor spaces and certain outdoor spaces where smoking is prohibited. Read more

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