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
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.