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CN AB: Passing The Sniff Test

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 00:00
Medicine Hat News, 12 Mar 2018 - Plenty of hard work goes into training police service dogs to sniff out illicit substances For the vast majority of the dog population, sitting, shaking their paw and possibly rolling over is more than enough to get a treat, or some time with their favourite toy.
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CN ON: Demanding Answers For The 'Undetermined'

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 00:00
Globe and Mail, 12 Mar 2018 - Curtis McGowan wrestled with his opioid addiction for years, but his suspected overdose while in prison raises serious questions On one of his many trips home from jail, Curtis McGowan beamed with pride and clutched a Dr. Seuss book.
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CN AB: Column: Getting Drugs Off Streets Requires A Team Effort

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 00:00
Lethbridge Herald, 12 Mar 2018 - Last week there were two rallies organized to address the opioid crisis - one in the city and the other on the Blood Reserve. On Monday night, I attended the Community in Crisis March that started at City Hall and ended with a candlelight vigil at Galt Gardens. Several very touching speeches were given by citizens who have been impacted by the opioid crisis and are determined to fight back. Our Mayor and local MLA Maria Fitzpatrick also provided remarks echoing the sentiment that this crisis sees no boundaries - it does not discriminate. They also reaffirmed we must continue with harm reduction efforts and band together as communities.
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California Bill Would Temporarily Cut State Cannabis Taxes - Leafly

Google - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:45

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California Bill Would Temporarily Cut State Cannabis Taxes
Leafly
The changes would reduce consumer prices by 9%, according to an outside analysis of the bill. “As someone who spent 28 years in law enforcement, I know how sophisticated California's black market for cannabis has become,” Lackey said in a statement ...
California lawmakers propose cut to recreational cannabis taxesReuters

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Saskatchewan's rules surrounding legalized marijuana still a little hazy - Globalnews.ca

Google - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:28

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Saskatchewan's rules surrounding legalized marijuana still a little hazy
Globalnews.ca
WATCH ABOVE: As part of Saskatchewan's cannabis regulations, users buying their product must go straight home. Meaghan Craig explains. X. - A A +. Listen. By this summer, Canadians could be lining up to light up. As announced on Wednesday, anyone 19 ...
Province mum on cannabis cost, will be comparable to current black market pricesRegina Leader-Post

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Part 2, How to Transplant Cannabis Plants - Leafly

Google - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:17

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Part 2, How to Transplant Cannabis Plants
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In the first part of this series, you familiarized yourself with the different types of pots available for your plants. Now the question is, why, how, and when should you transplant your cannabis? In this installment, we explain why progressive ...

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What's different about digital marketing in the cannabis industry? - Search Engine Land

Google - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:39

Search Engine Land

What's different about digital marketing in the cannabis industry?
Search Engine Land
There are no AdWords or Facebook advertising programs available and no current opportunities to advertise a cannabis company among any of the larger advertising platforms. This seems unlikely to change until these products are legal at the federal ...

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Minnesota Study Adds to Growing Evidence Medical Marijuana Reduces Opioid Use - Entrepreneur

Google - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:45

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Minnesota Study Adds to Growing Evidence Medical Marijuana Reduces Opioid Use
Entrepreneur
Could at least a partial solution to the opioid crisis be sitting on the shelves at the local medical marijuana dispensary? A new report out of Minnesota, and one earlier this year from Israel, both found that marijuana is beneficial to people with ...

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Britain's stringent rules on medical cannabis harm patients - The Economist

Google - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 09:01

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Britain's stringent rules on medical cannabis harm patients
The Economist
Each spray, delivered under the tongue or to the cheek, emits 100ml of a solution including alcohol, peppermint oil and a mixture of THC and CBD, the active ingredients in cannabis. GW Pharmaceuticals, its manufacturer, insists it is a “cannabis-based ...

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Why Coffee Could Be the Opposite of Cannabis - Live Science - Live Science

Google - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 08:25

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Why Coffee Could Be the Opposite of Cannabis - Live Science
Live Science
What does coffee have to do with cannabis? According to a new study, your morning joe causes a drop in the levels of certain substances that are linked to the body's system for responding to marijuana. The levels of these substances — metabolites ...
Coffee affects cannabis and steroid systemsScience Daily
The coffee cannabis connection | EurekAlert! Science NewsEurekAlert (press release)

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San Francisco Embraces Amsterdam-Style Marijuana Lounges - U.S. News & World Report

Google - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 07:07

U.S. News & World Report

San Francisco Embraces Amsterdam-Style Marijuana Lounges
U.S. News & World Report
Jackie Rocco, the city of Los Angeles' business development manager, said residents and cannabis businesses complain there is "no safe place, no legal place, to use it." Rocco said Los Angeles officials envision smoking lounges set up like traditional ...

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AK: Alaska Senate refuses to hear measure on marijuana policy - Petersburg Pilot

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:31
petersburgpilot.com (US) Alaska (AP) b The Alaska Senate was supposed to consider a measure Wednesday saying the federal government's new enforcement policy on marijuana is an affront to Alaska voters. (Thu Mar 15 18:31:50 2018 PDT)
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AK: Planning and Zoning Commission to look over marijuana cultivation facility permit and tsunami shelter plans - KMXT 100.1 FM

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:22
kmxt.org (US) Planning and Zoning Commission to look over marijuana cultivation facility permit and tsunami shelter plans - KMXT 100.1 FM Planning and Zoning Commission to look over marijuana cultivation facility permit and tsunami shelter plans Plans for a marijuana cultivation facility and a tsunami shelter are both items the Planning and Zoning Commission will look over at its work session Wednesday. (Thu Mar 15 18:22:41 2018 PDT)
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FL: WASHINGTON COUNTY MAN ARRESTED - WZEP AM 1460

Drug News Bot - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:22
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FL: drug abuse Archives - B1039

Drug News Bot - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:19
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FL: Talking To Kids About Opioids, When Is The Time Right? - B1039

Drug News Bot - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:19
b1039.com When Is The Time Right? - B1039 Talking To Kids About Opioids. When Is The Time Right? Opioids are a fact of life in many American households and our children are discovering how easy it is now to acquire them.B Unsecured medications can be tempting. (Thu Mar 15 21:19:50 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $explicit_propaganda(50%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(79%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(70%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $chemicals(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $methadone(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $youth(70%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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AK: The Glenn Beck Show -- KFAR 660 AM

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:18
kfar660.com (US) San Francisco embraces Amsterdam-style marijuana lounges (Thu Mar 15 18:18:52 2018 PDT)
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CANADA: Zenabis to announce marijuana production facility in Stellarton - The Chronicle Herald

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:16
thechronicleherald.ca Zenabis to announce marijuana production facility in Stellarton ! The Chronicle Herald Zenabis to announce marijuana production facility in Stellarton Zenabis is making an announcement on April 6. (Thu Mar 15 02:16:50 2018 PDT)
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CANADA: Zenabis to announce marijuana production facility in Stellarton - The Chronicle Herald

Drug News Bot - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:16
thechronicleherald.ca Zenabis to announce marijuana production facility in Stellarton ! The Chronicle Herald Zenabis to announce marijuana production facility in Stellarton Zenabis is making an announcement on April 6. (Thu Mar 15 02:16:50 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $explicit_propaganda(70%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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AK: City Council votes not to allow marijuana on the spit - KBBI

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:15
kbbi.org (US) City Council votes not to allow marijuana on the spit ! KBBI City Council votes not to allow marijuana on the spit The Homer City Council voted down an ordin... (Thu Mar 15 18:15:57 2018 PDT)
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