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CANADA: 130 overdoses in one day has B.C. premier, addiction expert sounding alarm

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 01:03
burnabynow.com B.C. premier, addiction expert sounding alarm One of British Columbia's top addiction experts joined Premier John Horgan Monday in calling for in... (Wed Aug 01 02:03:39 2018 PDT)
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WeWork For Weed: The Beauty Queen Of Cannabis Blockchain Tackles Co-Working - Forbes

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 18:21

Forbes

WeWork For Weed: The Beauty Queen Of Cannabis Blockchain Tackles Co-Working
Forbes
And because Paragon doesn't deal with the physical product of marijuana itself—rather, it's just a cannabis-related technology—it isn't breaking the law. So how did the formerly anti-weed Iowa beauty queen make the jump so smoothly to the world of ...

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City tentatively approves 14 cannabis shop locations on first day of review - Calgary Herald

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 16:14

Calgary Herald

City tentatively approves 14 cannabis shop locations on first day of review
Calgary Herald
The 20 decisions were made on Monday, the first day of the city's processing of 261 applications in advance of Oct. 17, when recreational marijuana becomes legal. The city hopes to make decisions on all the applications by Aug. 10. “We're happy with ...
First cannabis stores approved in CalgaryToronto Star

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Scythian Biosciences Corp. moving into Florida medical marijuana market - Financial Post

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 14:47

Financial Post

Scythian Biosciences Corp. moving into Florida medical marijuana market
Financial Post
Scythian Biosciences Corp., an internationally focused Canadian cannabis company, is pushing into the Florida medical marijuana market after signing an arm's length, binding letter of intent to acquire CannCure Investments Inc. The deal will see ...

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Manhattan decriminalises smoking marijuana - The Independent

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 14:32

The Independent

Manhattan decriminalises smoking marijuana
The Independent
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance has announced a new policy that will end the prosecution of marijuana possession and smoking in the borough, except in cases where the drug is being sold or if it poses a significant threat to public safety. The ...
Manhattan DA's new marijuana policy set to go into effectNew York Post

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Alberta cannabis company opens concept store in Edmonton - CTV News

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 14:05

CTV News

Alberta cannabis company opens concept store in Edmonton
CTV News
An Alberta-based cannabis company has opened a marijuana concept store as Canadians prepare for cannabis legalization. Cannabis seller Fire and Flower has set up the store in Edmonton, after being one of the first companies to receive conditional ...

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Manulife launches Canada's first medical marijuana program with Shoppers Drug Mart - Financial Post

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 08:18

Financial Post

Manulife launches Canada's first medical marijuana program with Shoppers Drug Mart
Financial Post
The insurance company — which was already offering medical cannabis coverage to clients on a selective basis — says more details of the program with Shoppers will become available once the program takes effect. “Manulife's medical marijuana program ...
Shoppers Drug Mart, Manulife partner in enhanced medical marijuana insuranceGlobalnews.ca
Manulife, Shoppers partner in medical cannabis program - The ...The Globe and Mail
Manulife partnering with Shoppers Drug Mart on medical marijuana ...CBC.ca

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Is Ontario planning a mix of public, private retail cannabis stores ... - Globalnews.ca

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 06:21

Globalnews.ca

Is Ontario planning a mix of public, private retail cannabis stores ...
Globalnews.ca
Hiring is proceeding as planned for a rollout of 40 public-sector Ontario cannabis stores, according to a document shown to Global News.

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Manulife partners with Shoppers Drug Mart for medical marijuana program - Toronto Star

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 05:59

Toronto Star

Manulife partners with Shoppers Drug Mart for medical marijuana program
Toronto Star
WATERLOO, ONT.—The Manulife Financial insurance company says it will launch the first medical marijuana program in Canada this fall in conjunction with Shoppers Drug Mart. Manulife says the program will be available as an option for participating ...

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How legal cannabis actually made things worse for sick people in Oregon - The Guardian

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 03:00

The Guardian

How legal cannabis actually made things worse for sick people in Oregon
The Guardian
Ironically, Oregon's medical marijuana market has been on a downward spiral since the state legalized cannabis for recreational use in 2014. The option of making big money inspired many medical businesses to go recreational, dramatically shifting the ...

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OH: Boardman students learn about dangers of opioids - vindy.com

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:38
vindy.com Boardman students learn about dangers of opioids ! vindy.com Boardman students learn about dangers of opioids Among several dozen students gathered in Glenwood Junior High Schoolb s library, most knew someone affect... (Tue Jul 31 18:38:29 2018 PDT)
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FL: Demi Lovato experiencing and#8216;complications' from apparent overdose - WNCV-FM

Drug News Bot - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:38
wncv.com Demi Lovato is experiencing and remains hospitalized following her apparent drug overdose. (Tue Jul 31 19:38:37 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(95%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $stimulant(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $alcohol(50%), $cocaine(100%), $heroin(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%)]
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OH: Mahoning Valley to receive $685K to fight opioid addiction - vindy.com

Drug News Bot - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:38
vindy.com Mahoning Valley to receive $685K to fight opioid addiction ! vindy.com Mahoning Valley to receive $685K to fight opioid addiction The Mahoning Valley will receive $685000 in new grant funding this year to aid its response to the opioid crisis. (Tue Jul 31 18:38:29 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(80%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(95%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(60%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(50%)]
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OH: Boardman students learn about dangers of opioids - vindy.com

Drug News Bot - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:38
vindy.com Boardman students learn about dangers of opioids ! vindy.com Boardman students learn about dangers of opioids Among several dozen students gathered in Glenwood Junior High Schoolb s library, most knew someone affect... (Tue Jul 31 18:38:29 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $explicit_propaganda(90%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(85%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $prohibition(85%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $alcohol(50%), $cannabis(100%), $tobacco(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $youth(85%), $school(100%)]
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FL: Local News - WLRN

Drug News Bot - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:30
wlrn.org (US) Miami-Dade Venom Response Team To Undergo Down... (Tue Jul 31 19:30:11 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(50%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $explicit_propaganda(60%), $propaganda_theme1(50%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(60%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $illegal_drugs(50%), $hallucinogen(50%), $psychedelic(50%), $intoxicant(50%), $spice(50%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(50%)]
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FL: Miami-Dade Venom Response Team To Undergo Downsizing - WLRN

Drug News Bot - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:30
wlrn.org (US) A gentleman was bitten by a black mamba [snake] down in South Dade. (Tue Jul 31 19:30:11 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(50%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $illegal_drugs(50%), $drugs(95%), $hallucinogen(50%), $psychedelic(50%), $intoxicant(50%), $spice(50%), $various_drugs(95%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%)]
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OH: Are you at risk for opioid addiction? Several risk factors: Know the Risks - cleveland.com

Drug News Bot - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:29
OH: Are you at risk for opioid addiction? Several risk factors: Know the Risks - cleveland.com (US) Are you at risk for opioid addiction? Know the RX: Opioid addiction resources Boys Ice Hockey Are you at risk for opioid addiction? (Tue Jul 31 18:29:30 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(100%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $gateway(55%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $alcohol(50%), $tobacco(100%), $oxycodone(100%), $OxyContin(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $school(100%), $msm(50%), $mockingbird(50%), $assoc_press(50%)]
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FL: 'From Delivery To Detention': ICE Detains Pizza Guy At Army Base In Brooklyn - WJCT NEWS

Drug News Bot - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:22
news.wjct.org (US) 'From Delivery To Detention': ICE Detains Pizza Guy At Army Base In Brooklyn ! WJCT NEWS 'From Delivery To Detention': ICE Detains Pizza Guy At Army Base In Brooklyn Fort Hamilton is one of the oldest military bases in the country and the only active U.S. military base in New York City. (Tue Jul 31 19:22:51 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(65%), $propaganda_theme1(50%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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FL: Joel Rose - WJCT NEWS

Drug News Bot - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:22
news.wjct.org (US) Immigration and Customs Enforcement, even compared family detention centers to "summer camps." ... (Tue Jul 31 19:22:51 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(90%), $propaganda_theme1(90%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $protest(50%), $govt_prohib_other(100%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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FL: Sam Turken - WJCT NEWS

Drug News Bot - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:22
news.wjct.org (US) Miami-Dade Venom Response Team To Undergo Downsizing Sargassum Blooms, Communal Therapy For MSD Staff & Budget Woes Limit Work Of Venom Response Team ... (Tue Jul 31 19:22:51 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(50%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme1(50%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $illegal_drugs(50%), $hallucinogen(50%), $psychedelic(50%), $intoxicant(50%), $spice(50%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $forfeiture(75%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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