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AK: Alaska Journal - DJ Summers

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:07
alaskajournal.com (US) Owner dies day after state shut down her Anchorage cannabis club One of the flashpoints of the nascent Alaska marijuana industry and its founder are both gone. (Thu Nov 16 18:07:50 2017 PST)
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AK: Alaska Journal - Marijuana taxes near total for alcohol; testing under scrutiny

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:07
alaskajournal.com (US) Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office investigations show more notices of violations were handed out to bars than to marijuana operations by a count of 57 to 44. (Thu Nov 16 18:07:50 2017 PST)
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AK: Alaska Journal - Onsite use decision delayed; special meeting called after clock runs out

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:07
alaskajournal.com (US) Alaska Marijuana Control Board members Loren Jones, left, and Mark Springer listen during the second day of their meeting Nov. 15 in Anchorage. Jones, Springer and Chairman Peter Mlynarik voted in favor of a motion to delay a decision until April regarding onsite consumption of cannabis products. The Marijuana Control... (Thu Nov 16 18:07:50 2017 PST)
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CANADA: Karl-Anthony Towns: Time for NBA to allow medical marijuana - Regional - News - Cape Breton Post

Drug News Bot - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:06
capebretonpost.com (US) Towns told reporters in Minnesota before the game Wednesday against San Antonio that his experiences working with autistic children and his research into the medicinal benefits of marijuana have helped shape his belief. (Thu Nov 16 02:06:51 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(55%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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CANADA: Quebec expected to table cannabis legislation today - Regional - News - Cape Breton Post

Drug News Bot - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:06
capebretonpost.com (US) Quebec expected to table cannabis legislation today ! Regional ! News ! Cape Breton Post Quebec expected to table cannabis legislation today QUEBEC b The Quebec government is expected to table its own cannabis legislation today and set up a provincially owned corporation that will control and sell the drug. (Thu Nov 16 02:06:51 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(55%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(85%), $various_drugs(90%), $school(100%)]
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INTERNATIONAL: Massive cocaine haul found aboard a yacht near Newcastle

Drug News Bot - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:06
smh.com.au (US) A man arrested after the yacht carrying cocaine was intercepted. Specialist forensic officers recovered the cocaine as the yacht was moored at Toronto on Thursday. (Thu Nov 16 01:06:12 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme2(100%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $propaganda_theme6(50%), $propaganda_theme7(50%), $moral_imperative(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $harm_reduction(90%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $stimulant(100%), $narcotic(100%), $cocaine(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(70%)]
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INTERNATIONAL: Cocaine packed yacht caught off NSW coast

Drug News Bot - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:06
smh.com.au (US) Cocaine packed yacht caught off NSW coast ... (Thu Nov 16 01:06:12 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $stimulant(100%), $cocaine(100%), $incarceration(100%), $aggrandizement(85%)]
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CO: Colorado doctors claim first marijuana overdose death

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:04
coloradoan.com (US) Colorado doctors claim first marijuana overdose death Two poison control doctors claim to have documented the first known case of death by marijuana overdose b an 11-month-old baby in Colorado two years ago. (Thu Nov 16 16:04:41 2017 PST)
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CANADA: Rise in contraband continues: Study - Brockville Recorder

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:04
recorder.ca (Canada) Bryans said since the government has said it intends to avoid overly-expensive pricing for marijuana in order to prevent the growth of illegal sales, it doesn't make sense continually to increase the price of cigarettes. ... (Thu Nov 16 02:04:39 2017 PST)
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CANADA: Rise in contraband continues: Study - Brockville Recorder

Drug News Bot - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:04
recorder.ca (Canada) Bryans said since the government has said it intends to avoid overly-expensive pricing for marijuana in order to prevent the growth of illegal sales, it doesn't make sense continually to increase the price of cigarettes. ... (Thu Nov 16 02:04:39 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(80%), $propaganda_theme1(80%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $cannabis(100%), $tobacco(100%), $school(100%)]
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CANADA: Opinion - The Belleville Intelligencer

Drug News Bot - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:02
intelligencer.ca (Canada) College working on opioid concernsI write in relation to an opinion article authored by Dr. ... (Thu Nov 16 02:02:51 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(75%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $propaganda_theme3(55%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(75%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%)]
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CANADA: Back pain project wins award - The Belleville Intelligencer

Drug News Bot - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:02
intelligencer.ca (Canada) A pilot project which has reduced opioid use through chiropractic care has won an award from the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario. Bruce Flynn said as the project progressed, "The data was showing there was a major reduction in medication use... (Thu Nov 16 02:02:51 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme7(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $pharms(100%), $nsai(100%), $nonnarcotic_analgesic(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $acetaminophen(100%), $oxycodone(100%), $various_drugs(95%)]
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INTERNATIONAL: Report: Afghan opium production up 87 percent in 2017 -- World Tribune: Window on the Real World

Drug News Bot - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:02
worldtribune.com Report: Afghan opium production up 87 percent in 2017 -- World Tribune: Window on the Real World Report: Afghan opium production up 87 percent in 2017 ... (Thu Nov 16 01:02:40 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(55%), $propaganda_theme1(55%), $propaganda_theme3(55%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $prohibition(100%), $chemicals(60%), $euphoric_depressant(60%), $analgesic(60%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(60%), $opium(60%), $various_drugs(90%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%)]
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INTERNATIONAL: Report: Afghan opium production up 87 percent in 2017 -- World Tribune: Window on the Real World

Drug News Bot - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:02
worldtribune.com Afghanistan is the world&#8217. S top producer of the poppy from which opium and heroin are produced. (Thu Nov 16 01:02:40 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(65%), $propaganda_theme1(55%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $prohibitionist(95%), $government_prohib(95%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $drug_propaganda_agency(95%), $drug_czar(95%), $prohibition(100%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(55%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $sedative(55%), $analgesic(100%), $euphoriant(55%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $heroin(100%), $opium(60%), $poppy(55%), $various_drugs(95%), $aggrandizement(85%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%)]
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Applications to grow cannabis for medicinal, research purposes now open - Eyewitness News

Google - Cannabis - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 23:14

Eyewitness News

Applications to grow cannabis for medicinal, research purposes now open
Eyewitness News
Ambrosini, who had lung cancer, called for cannabis to become a legal pain-relief option for people with life-threatening illnesses. Now with the MCC's framework being gazetted on Friday and being available to the public, people can apply for a license ...

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Quebec once again asks Ottawa to delay deadline for marijuana legalization - BNN

Google - Cannabis - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:52

BNN

Quebec once again asks Ottawa to delay deadline for marijuana legalization
BNN
The Quebec government asked the federal government again on Wednesday to push back the marijuana legalization deadline by one year, one day before the province tables its own cannabis bill. Ottawa has promised marijuana will be legal across Canada ...
Recreational pot: 'Cannabis Quebec' law to be tabled ThursdayMontreal Gazette
Quebec calls for one-year delay on legal marijuanaCTV News
Quebec expected to table cannabis legislation todayNational Post
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Legal, charter challenges budding for cannabis impaired driving laws, says lawyer - Calgary Herald

Google - Cannabis - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:12

Calgary Herald

Legal, charter challenges budding for cannabis impaired driving laws, says lawyer
Calgary Herald
Alberta's impaired-driving enforcement is careening toward major logistical and court challenges over marijuana, a top Calgary defence lawyer said Wednesday. Uncertainties over the effects of cannabis on individual motorists, the lack of roadside ...

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Parsons says Newfoundland's marijuana strategy coming — soon - The Gander Beacon

Google - Cannabis - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:05

The Gander Beacon

Parsons says Newfoundland's marijuana strategy coming — soon
The Gander Beacon
Justice Minister Andrew Parsons is asking for just a little bit of patience before the province unveils his plans for marijuana legalization. Parsons was asked about the issue by Opposition Leader Paul Davis in the House of Assembly Thursday, but he ...

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Julian Fantino, who once compared weed to murder, defends opening medical marijuana business - CBC.ca

Google - Cannabis - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:26

CBC.ca

Julian Fantino, who once compared weed to murder, defends opening medical marijuana business
CBC.ca
I'm involved in the medical aspect that helps people greatly through the dispensing of medically prescribed marijuana cannabis. People suffering from chronic pain, people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, sleep deprivation, the post events ...

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Ontario marijuana bill includes school bus safety law that has 'nothing to do with pot' - CBC.ca

Google - Cannabis - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:11

CBC.ca

Ontario marijuana bill includes school bus safety law that has 'nothing to do with pot'
CBC.ca
The two seemingly unrelated issues are packed into one piece of legislation from Premier Kathleen Wynne's Liberal government. Ontario's cannabis legislation, Bill 174, would regulate everything about the sale of recreational marijuana in the province ...

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