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OR: Plaintiff in lawsuit over hash oil explosion in Astoria accused of complicity - Local News - The Daily Astorian

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:19
dailyastorian.com (US) The defendants in an $8.9 million lawsuit over an explosion and fire at a Uniontown marijuana processor are trying to turn the tables on the worker who was badly burned in the blast. (Wed Feb 28 21:19:49 2018 PST)
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OR: Capital Bureau - The Daily Astorian

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:19
dailyastorian.com (US) Senate bills seek to blunt the impact of federal tax reform on Oregon state tax collections. Regul... (Wed Feb 28 21:19:49 2018 PST)
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OR: Regulators ask for more money to police legal weed - Capital Bureau - The Daily Astorian

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:19
dailyastorian.com (US) Attorney General Jeff Sessions alerted states that had legalized recreational marijuana that he was rolling back the previous administration&#x2019. That weed grown in Oregon is leaking into the illicit market and across state lines. (Wed Feb 28 21:19:49 2018 PST)
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OR: These ERs tried to curtail opioids -- and did better than expected;

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:17
bendbulletin.com B medications that certainly have contributed to the rising opioid epidemic.b b Percocet or Vicodin. (Wed Feb 28 21:17:45 2018 PST)
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OR: Researchers explore how activities affect brain development in kids;

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:17
bendbulletin.com Marijuana Marijuana These ERs tried to curtail opioids b and did better than expected Opioids addiction Marijuana Mari... (Wed Feb 28 21:17:45 2018 PST)
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OR: Opioid limits hit hospice, cancer patients; New rules still affect carve-outs for end-of-life or cancer pain

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:17
bendbulletin.com Those are IV opioids that are used in inpatient settings. Say they too have been challenged to find medications for their end-of-life patients. (Wed Feb 28 21:17:45 2018 PST)
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SCI1: [HTML] nih.gov

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:15
SCI1: [HTML] nih.gov (US) High-potency cannabis and the risk of psychosis People who use cannabis have an increased risk of psychosis. To investigate whether people with a first episode of psychosis were particularly likely to use high-potency cannabis. There was no significant difference between cases and controls in whether they had ever taken cannabis. Those in the cases group were more likely to be current daily users (OR = 6.4) a... (Wed Feb 28 21:15:19 2018 PST)
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CANADA: LHIN launches investigation into CMHA Elgin - St. Thomas Times-Journal

Drug News Bot - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:12
stthomastimesjournal.com (Canada) Ed Arvelin, chair of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union's mental health and addictions division, said there was a number of flags raised from staff about alleged "toxicity, bullying and harassment" in the workplace. ... (Wed Feb 28 02:12:00 2018 PST) [$drug_related(60%), $drugwar_propaganda(85%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(85%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $illegal_drugs(60%)]
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OR: CONNECTION TO CONGRESS: Combating the opioid crisis;

Drug News Bot - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:08
lagrandeobserver.com (US) His son was injured in a school sporting accident and became addicted to the prescription painkillers provided by his doctor to aid in his recovery. (Wed Feb 28 22:08:04 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(80%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(80%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $propaganda_theme5(70%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $heroin(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $youth(70%), $school(100%)]
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OR: EDITORIAL CARTOON: Feb. 26, 2018;

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lagrandeobserver.com (US) CONNECTION TO CONGRESS: Combating the opioid crisis ... (Wed Feb 28 22:08:04 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(60%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%)]
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CANADA: Shoppers Drug Mart signs marijuana supply deal with Aurora Cannabis - Business - Cape Breton Post

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:05
capebretonpost.com (US) The agreement is subject to Health Canada's approval of the pharmacy chain's application to dispense medical cannabis. (Wed Feb 28 02:05:46 2018 PST)
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CANADA: Federal budget on same page as B.C. on issues of equity, reconciliation, opioids - Business - Cape Breton Post

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:05
capebretonpost.com (US) Federal budget on same page as B.C. on issues of equity, reconciliation, opioids ! Business ! Cape Breton Post Federal budget on same page as B.C. on issues of equi... (Wed Feb 28 02:05:46 2018 PST)
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CANADA: Shoppers Drug Mart signs marijuana supply deal with Aurora Cannabis - Business - Cape Breton Post

Drug News Bot - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:05
capebretonpost.com (US) The agreement is subject to Health Canada's approval of the pharmacy chain's application to dispense medical cannabis. (Wed Feb 28 02:05:46 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(50%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $chemicals(50%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $narcotic(100%), $alcohol(50%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $youth(50%), $school(100%)]
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CANADA: Pot research site proposed - The Belleville Intelligencer

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:01
intelligencer.ca (Canada) Pot research site proposed ! The Belleville Intelligencer Pot research site proposed Intelligencer file photo The former Nortel building on Sidney Street could house a medical marijuana research and education facility. Intelligencer file photo The former Nortel building on Sidney Stre... (Wed Feb 28 02:01:47 2018 PST)
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INTERNATIONAL: "The key to success is to prevent the problem" - Drugnews

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:01
drugnews.nu (Europe) One of our major goals with the Forum was to reach out to non-governmental organizations on all continents and invite their members to a world conference where they could share experiences and talk about a vision of a drug free world. (Wed Feb 28 01:01:05 2018 PST)
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CANADA: Pot research site proposed - The Belleville Intelligencer

Drug News Bot - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:01
intelligencer.ca (Canada) Pot research site proposed ! The Belleville Intelligencer Pot research site proposed Intelligencer file photo The former Nortel building on Sidney Street could house a medical marijuana research and education facility. Intelligencer file photo The former Nortel building on Sidney Stre... (Wed Feb 28 02:01:47 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(60%), $explicit_propaganda(60%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(85%), $school(100%)]
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INTERNATIONAL: "The key to success is to prevent the problem" - Drugnews

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drugnews.nu (Europe) One of our major goals with the Forum was to reach out to non-governmental organizations on all continents and invite their members to a world conference where they could share experiences and talk about a vision of a drug free world. (Wed Feb 28 01:01:05 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $explicit_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(90%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(60%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $moral_imperative(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $drug_ngo(100%), $drug_policy(100%), $prohibitionist(80%), $prohibitionist_ngo(100%), $legalization(100%), $prohibition(85%), $plants(100%), $pharms(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $cannabis(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(100%), $meeting(100%)]
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US PA: Pa. Medical Marijuana Debuts With High Prices And Lots Of

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:00
Philadelphia Daily News, 26 Feb 2018 - Limited quantities, sticker shock, and some mislabeled product. The first week of medical marijuana sales in Pennsylvania was marked by these birthing pains. On the whole, retailers and the Department of Health said the launch of the nascent industry - expected to grow into one of the nation's largest markets - had largely gone "as hoped."
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US PA: Millennials Bear The Brunt Of Pa. Marijuana Arrests

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:00
Philadelphia Daily News, 26 Feb 2018 - Philadelphia is evolving into a safe haven for cannabis consumers even as arrests increase across Pennsylvania. Newly-elected District Attorney Larry Krasner announced Thursday that he would drop any marijuana possession cases brought to the court by police. A 2014 decriminalization ordinance allowing tickets caused common weed arrests to decline by more than 85 percent. Still, I reported last year that hundreds of racially disparate cases were still being brought to Philly courts each year for less than 30 grams of buds.
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Where Pedestrian Deaths Are Up, Is Marijuana to Blame? - New York Times

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 22:01

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Where Pedestrian Deaths Are Up, Is Marijuana to Blame?
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Now it has added another: marijuana. Over the first six months of 2017, pedestrian fatalities rose sharply from a year earlier in states that had legalized recreational marijuana, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. In the rest of ...

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