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CN NS: Decision Casts Doubt On Accuracy Of Lab Testing Results

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Sun, 02/25/2018 - 01:00
Cape Breton Post, 20 Feb 2018 - Two years after the province abandoned using an Ontario laboratory for drug and alcohol testing in custody cases, a decision by a Sydney Supreme Court justice is casting doubt on whether a Halifax lab is any more reliable. The decision by Justice Theresa Forgeron of the court's Family Division rejected a bid by the Department of Community Services to have the director of the Capital Health Authority's toxicology lab, Dr. Bassam Nassar, give expert opinion evidence concerning urine testing samples from a Cape Breton father.
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With legalization growing elsewhere, marijuana makes up half of ND drug arrests - Bismarck Tribune

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 22:05

With legalization growing elsewhere, marijuana makes up half of ND drug arrests
Bismarck Tribune
GRAND FORKS -- The legalization of marijuana, or at least the attempt to do so, has gained steam. But recreational use still is illegal in most states and federally, meaning those who are caught with marijuana without a prescription can face criminal ...

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Tech behind cryptocurrency unites with cannabis - New York Post

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 19:50

New York Post

Tech behind cryptocurrency unites with cannabis
New York Post
It was only a matter of time before blockchain and cannabis — two of the latest Wall Street trends shaking up the old finance guard — would join forces, the Post reports. It's a “marriage made in heaven,” André van Regenmortel, chief marketing ...

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6 facing charges after Saskatoon police seize loaded guns, marijuana - Globalnews.ca

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 17:37

Globalnews.ca

6 facing charges after Saskatoon police seize loaded guns, marijuana
Globalnews.ca
Saskatoon police say they executed two searches on Friday and now six people are facing numerous weapon and drug-related charges. The searches were undertaken by the guns and gangs unit with the assistance of patrol officers early Friday morning. One ...

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In Hollywood, Cannabis Is Part of the Creative Process - Leafly

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 15:12

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In Hollywood, Cannabis Is Part of the Creative Process
Leafly
The atmosphere, of course, depends heavily on the discretion of showrunners, studios and networks. One critically acclaimed show, Branum added, is known to share a bong in the writers' room. As for strains, Branum says that any energizing, creative ...

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How Virginia turned around on medical cannabis - Staunton News Leader

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 14:05

Staunton News Leader

How Virginia turned around on medical cannabis
Staunton News Leader
More: Medical marijuana bill passes Virginia Senate 40-0. A huge surprise for advocates, said Narduzzi, was Rep. Sen. Dick Black, who changed his no vote to a yes. When it was over, Dunnavant walked up to Black and gave him a hug. More: Medical ...

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Watch This: People on Blind Dates Break the Ice With Cannabis - Leafly

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 09:00

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Watch This: People on Blind Dates Break the Ice With Cannabis
Leafly
Have you ever been on a blind date? If so, you know how awkward and uncomfortable the entire experience can be. But what if you could throw cannabis into the situation in order to break the ice? How would that go? Would it be a bad idea, or would it ...

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Las Vegas airport installs marijuana trash cans so tourists can ditch their weed - Mashable

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 08:56

Mashable

Las Vegas airport installs marijuana trash cans so tourists can ditch their weed
Mashable
What you smoke in Vegas, unfortunately, has to stay in Vegas. Visiting a pot-friendly state such as Nevada now offers tourists a whole new legal experience, thanks to the recreational sale of cannabis. But what do you do with any leftover weed you may ...
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MedMen could be America's first $1 billion 'marijuana unicorn ... - Business Insider

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 08:30

Business Insider

MedMen could be America's first $1 billion 'marijuana unicorn ...
Business Insider
BI PRIME: MedMen, a cannabis retail company, has sold a minority stake of the company to a Canadian investment firm at a $1 billion valuation.

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Anti-Pot Group Releases Scathing Report Card on Commercial Cannabis - Westword

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 06:22

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Anti-Pot Group Releases Scathing Report Card on Commercial Cannabis
Westword
The Marijuana Accountability Coalition and Smarter Approaches to Marijuana just released a report that grades Colorado's cannabis industry on eight factors, including youth-use prevention, black market sales and stoned driving; all eight received an "F ...

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FL: WTSP.com

Drug News Bot - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:57
wtsp.com (US) Chronic pain patients fear opioid crackdown will cost them their medication New regulations meant to stem opioid abuse and addiction are threatening chronic pain patients' access to drugs. (Sat Feb 24 19:57:50 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $jury(100%)]
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OR: You might be able to buy Salem Cannabis - Salem Weekly News

Bot - Cannabis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:41
salemweeklynews.com One often-noted deficiency of the new law was that while it was legal to possess recreational cannabis. (Sat Feb 24 18:41:21 2018 PST)
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OR: Salem's 710 Festival changes venue - Salem Weekly News

Bot - Cannabis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:41
salemweeklynews.com Due to an increase in turnout projections, the annual b 710b educational and celebratory cannabis event has been moved to the Patient Grower Network (PGN) venue in Keizer. There will be two stages, live music and speakers and 20 b 30 vendors including marijuana dispensaries, artists, face painters, jewelry, clothing, edibl... (Sat Feb 24 18:41:21 2018 PST)
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FL: College students battle video game addiction

Drug News Bot - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:41
wpbf.com (US) College students battle video game addiction is a real problem for some college students. (Sat Feb 24 19:41:07 2018 PST) [$drug_related(60%), $drugwar_propaganda(60%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(60%), $illegal_drugs(60%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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OR: You might be able to buy Salem Cannabis - Salem Weekly News

Drug News Bot - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:41
salemweeklynews.com One often-noted deficiency of the new law was that while it was legal to possess recreational cannabis. (Sat Feb 24 18:41:21 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $reform_referenda(80%), $or_measure_91_2014(80%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%)]
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OR: Salem's 710 Festival changes venue - Salem Weekly News

Drug News Bot - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:41
salemweeklynews.com Due to an increase in turnout projections, the annual b 710b educational and celebratory cannabis event has been moved to the Patient Grower Network (PGN) venue in Keizer. There will be two stages, live music and speakers and 20 b 30 vendors including marijuana dispensaries, artists, face painters, jewelry, clothing, edibl... (Sat Feb 24 18:41:21 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(60%), $explicit_propaganda(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $compassion_club(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%)]
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OR: The Skanner News - methamphetamine

Drug News Bot - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:36
theskanner.com The Skanner News - methamphetamine Oregon Meth Deaths Higher than Ever ... (Sat Feb 24 18:36:26 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(55%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $stimulant(100%), $methamphetamine(100%), $amphetamines(100%)]
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OR: The Skanner News - Oregon Meth Deaths Higher than Ever

Drug News Bot - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:36
theskanner.com The Skanner News - Oregon Meth Deaths Higher than Ever (AP) b Meth-related deaths are higher now than they've ever been in Oregon. Deaths have steadily risen since 2012. When there were 51 overdose deaths from methamphetamine. It reports that in 2016 there were 232 meth-related deaths and 124 heroin-related deaths. (Sat Feb 24 18:36:26 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(100%), $propaganda_theme3(80%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $propaganda_theme7(50%), $moral_imperative(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $stimulant(100%), $methamphetamine(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $amphetamines(100%), $cocaine(100%), $heroin(100%), $oxycodone(100%), $various_drugs(100%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $police_related_news(70%), $incarceration(100%), $prison_data(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(50%), $mockingbird(50%), $assoc_press(50%)]
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OR: The Skanner News - Mueller Indictment Spells Trouble for Banks

Drug News Bot - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:36
theskanner.com Oregon Meth Deaths Higher than Ever ... (Sat Feb 24 18:36:26 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $explicit_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(55%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $govt_prohib_other(66%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $stimulant(100%), $methamphetamine(100%), $amphetamines(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $jury(50%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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OR: Granny Adopts Unlikely Pen Pals - Salem-News.Com

Bot - Cannabis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:35
salem-news.com (US) At least 50 people are serving Life sentences for cannabis-related "crimes" in the United States. (Sat Feb 24 18:35:10 2018 PST)
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