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OR: Medicinal cannabis reduces addiction, death from opiates - Salem Weekly News

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:25
salemweeklynews.com Published a working paper showing that states who allow patients to access medicinal marijuana through dispensaries have fewer rates of opioid addiction and overdose deaths. (Fri Dec 08 22:25:00 2017 PST)
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OR: Medicinal cannabis reduces addiction, death from opiates - Salem Weekly News

Drug News Bot - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:25
salemweeklynews.com Published a working paper showing that states who allow patients to access medicinal marijuana through dispensaries have fewer rates of opioid addiction and overdose deaths. (Fri Dec 08 22:25:00 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(100%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drug_law(100%), $quasi_prohibitionist(60%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $cannabis(100%), $school(100%)]
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OR: Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:22
statesmanjournal.com (US) Americans are dropping a lot of cash on legal pot. They are adding a new crop: marijuana. A handful of winemakers are experimenting with pot in hopes of increasing their appeal among young consumers and in niche markets. (Fri Dec 08 22:22:20 2017 PST)
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OR: Economists estimate eventual $210M payout from Oregon pot sales

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:22
statesmanjournal.com (US) Economists estimate eventual $210M payout from Oregon pot sales Where the marijuana taxes will go: Economists estimate $210M payout from Oregon pot sales Oregon economists had a new figure to write into their revenue forecast this May: marijuana taxes. (Fri Dec 08 22:22:20 2017 PST)
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OR: Legal pot dealers find home: Oregon's Cannabis Coast

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:22
statesmanjournal.com (US) Recreational marijuana retailers have popped up all along the Oregon Coast. The already tourism-centric economy is finding niche businesses as the pot industry grows. Thereb s little so far to suggest marijuana is changing the coastal economy. (Fri Dec 08 22:22:20 2017 PST)
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OR: Jonathan Bach

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:22
statesmanjournal.com (US) Blumenauer targets anti-pot lawmakers Oregon's leading marijuana advocate in Congress, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, has formed aB political action committee aimed at unseating anti-pot lawmakers. ... (Fri Dec 08 22:22:20 2017 PST)
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OR: Blumenauer targets anti-pot lawmakers with new Cannabis Fund committee

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:22
statesmanjournal.com (US) The Portland Democrat'sB Cannabis Fund is one inB aB growing suite of similarB committees paying toB promote weed-friendly candidates and policies. Blumenauer said his "first target"B is Rep. WhichB would have stopped the Justice Department from using federal funds to prosecute medical marijuana users in states where the use is legal. (Fri Dec 08 22:22:20 2017 PST)
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OR: Scientists call on United States to allow research on pot meds for pets

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:22
statesmanjournal.com (US) People anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are turning to oils and powders that contain CBDs. People anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are increasingly turning to oils and powders that contain CBDs. (Fri Dec 08 22:22:20 2017 PST)
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OR: News - Statesman Journal - statesmanjournal.com

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:22
statesmanjournal.com (US) The signs were added after two cars drove down the ramp into the Willamette River over a two week period. (Fri Dec 08 22:22:20 2017 PST)
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CANADA: Home - Ladysmith Chronicle

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:22
CANADA: Home - Ladysmith Chronicle (US) Shoppers Drug Mart secures medical marijuana s... (Fri Dec 08 02:22:10 2017 PST)
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CANADA: Legalized pot draws links to alcohol prohibition - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:21
thewhig.com (Canada) Parallels drawn to the waning days of alcohol prohibition Marijuana is expected to be legal in Canada by July 1. A notorious 1922 police shooting in southwestern Alberta and the sensational trial that followed caused many to wonder whether enforcing alcohol prohibition was worth the trouble. (Fri Dec 08 02:21:27 2017 PST)
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CANADA: UPDATE: P.E.I. Liquor Control Commission to operate stand-alone cannabis stores, government setting use age at 19 - Local - News - The Journal Pioneer

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:20
journalpioneer.com (US) The P.E.I. government announced Thursday the legal age for marijuana use will be 19 and that it will be sold through stand-alone retail stores under the provinceb s liquor control commission. - File photos It won&rsquo. (Fri Dec 08 02:20:18 2017 PST)
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OR: JUNE: Search Warrants Revealed 45,274 Cannabis Plants and 186 Pounds of Pot - Salem-News.Com

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:19
salem-news.com (US) Four subjects were detained at a large scale marijuana complex with both outdoor and greenhouse marijuana plants. Two other subjects were detained on an adjacent land parcel where thousands of marijuana plants were being cultivated on a mountain side. (Fri Dec 08 22:19:42 2017 PST)
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CANADA: Taxing medical cannabis hurts vulnerable patients - The Hill Times - The Hill Times

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:18
hilltimes.com (US) Taxing medical cannabis hurts vulnerable patients - The Hill Times Taxing medical cannabis hurts vulnerable patients The government recently announced that not only will the sales tax on medical cannabis continue. (Fri Dec 08 02:18:29 2017 PST)
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CANADA: Lawsuit against N.B. medical pot producer expanded to allege it could make users sick - The Chronicle Herald

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:17
thechronicleherald.ca A class action was filed on March 3 against Health Canada-certified medical cannabis producer Organigram Inc. for containing unauthorized pesticides. (Fri Dec 08 02:17:39 2017 PST)
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CANADA: Stellarton cannabis grower in hiring mode - The Chronicle Herald

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:17
thechronicleherald.ca Stellarton cannabis grower in hiring mode ! The Chronicle Herald Stellarton cannabis grower in hiring mode A marijuana grower in Stellarton is looking to expand with the possibility of hundreds of new jobs on the horizon. (Fri Dec 08 02:17:39 2017 PST)
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CANADA: Lawsuit against N.B. medical pot producer expanded to allege it could make users sick - The Chronicle Herald

Drug News Bot - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:17
thechronicleherald.ca A class action was filed on March 3 against Health Canada-certified medical cannabis producer Organigram Inc. for containing unauthorized pesticides. (Fri Dec 08 02:17:39 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(98%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $propaganda_theme7(98%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%)]
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CANADA: As pot becomes legal, parallels drawn to the waning days of alcohol prohibition - The Chronicle Herald

Drug News Bot - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:17
thechronicleherald.ca Alta. b A notorious 1922 police shooting in southwestern Alberta and the sensational trial that followed caused many to wonder whether enforcing alcohol prohibition was worth the trouble. (Fri Dec 08 02:17:39 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(85%), $propaganda_theme2(80%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $gateway(70%), $propaganda_theme4(70%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $legalization(100%), $prohibition(100%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $stimulant(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $alcohol(50%), $cocaine(100%), $heroin(100%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(50%)]
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CANADA: Stellarton cannabis grower in hiring mode - The Chronicle Herald

Drug News Bot - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:17
thechronicleherald.ca Stellarton cannabis grower in hiring mode ! The Chronicle Herald Stellarton cannabis grower in hiring mode A marijuana grower in Stellarton is looking to expand with the possibility of hundreds of new jobs on the horizon. (Fri Dec 08 02:17:39 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme7(98%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(50%), $cannabis_jobs(50%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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[2]: Arrests of undocumented immigrants rise in Florida amid Trump crackdown - Sun Sentinel

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:16
sun-sentinel.com (US) The increase also mirrors the bump nationally b ICE records show 143470 undocumented immigrants were arrested this year. (Fri Dec 08 23:16:32 2017 PST)
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