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Anti-Narcotics Bill Coming Together
Thursday, 03/14/13
Spurred by stories of addiction from across the state, lawmakers this week are voting out of committees a wide-ranging bill aimed at minimizing the effects of opiate use on the health and safety of Vermonters.
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Managing Pain Against Risk Of Addiction
Tuesday, 07/10/12
By Jane Lindholm
Powerful painkillers can make patients significantly more comfortable when they endure an illness or injury. But some of those same drugs carry a risk of addiction.
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VPR News
"Beautiful Boy" Author To Speak On Drug Addiction
Wednesday, 04/04/12
By Neal Charnoff
David Sheff is a journalist who chronicled his son Nic's addiction to methamphetamines in the bestselling book, Beautiful Boy. Sheff will be in Burlington Thursday evening to talk about new developments in the prevention and treatment of drug abuse. 
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VPR News
White House Drug Policy Leader In Vermont
Wednesday, 06/16/10
By Lynne McCrea
One of the leaders of White House drug policy was in Vermont Wednesday. Dr. Tom McLellan made several stops in the Burlington area, including at Spectrum Youth and Family Services.
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VPR News
VT Edition: Drug Addiction in VT
Wednesday, 09/23/09
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with officials who work in the drug abuse field in Vermont about the state's addiction problems.
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Vermont Edition
Drug Addiction in Vermont
Wednesday, 09/23/09
By Jane Lindholm
Drug addiction remains as serious problem in Vermont - but the drugs of choice have changed and the state and treatment experts are adjusting.
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