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BC hospitals lack policies, struggle to accommodate medical cannabis patients - Toronto Star

Google - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 19:01

Toronto Star

BC hospitals lack policies, struggle to accommodate medical cannabis patients
Toronto Star
Patients prescribed medical marijuana face a patchwork of policies and ad hoc accommodations for their treatment that's compounded by conflicting legislation and lack of proper administration for medical cannabis, a StarMetro investigation has found ...

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Should I Call 911 When My Friends Start Flipping Out On Marijuana? - Forbes

Google - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 16:43

Forbes

Should I Call 911 When My Friends Start Flipping Out On Marijuana?
Forbes
It is at that point when she starts belting out a cornucopia of strange, colorful obscenities and begging for someone, anyone to call 911. But is summoning emergency assistance the right move in this situation? The short answer is no. Depending on ...

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Scheer admits to smoking marijuana in the past, says he still ... - The Globe and Mail

Google - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 14:03

The Globe and Mail

Scheer admits to smoking marijuana in the past, says he still ...
The Globe and Mail
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer smoked marijuana as a young adult, but still opposes the Liberal government's plan to legalize the drug, his office says. Mr. Scheer made the admission on a popular Quebec television show on Sunday, on which co-host ...
Andrew Scheer Says He Smoked Marijuana When He Was 'Young'HuffPost Canada

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It's Not Just Oregon: Wholesale Cannabis Prices Are Crashing Across the US - Willamette Week

Google - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 13:48

Willamette Week

It's Not Just Oregon: Wholesale Cannabis Prices Are Crashing Across the US
Willamette Week
Cannabis prices are falling—and not just in Oregon. The national average price for a pound of cannabis was about $1,789 in 2016, but had fallen by 13 percent to $1,562 by the end of 2017, according to the Cannabis Benchmarks U.S. Spot Index, which ...

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Former Northlands head to lead Edmonton-based cannabis retailer's Saskatchewan advisory board - Edmonton Journal

Google - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 13:32

Edmonton Journal

Former Northlands head to lead Edmonton-based cannabis retailer's Saskatchewan advisory board
Edmonton Journal
Former Northlands president Tim Reid is moving into the marijuana field after being appointed chair of cannabis retailer Fire & Flower's Saskatchewan advisory board. The Edmonton-based company, which has applied to set up the maximum 37 pot stores in ...

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Don't Expect Joints If the FDA Ever Approves Medical Marijuana - Bloomberg

Google - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 12:04

Bloomberg

Don't Expect Joints If the FDA Ever Approves Medical Marijuana
Bloomberg
While past marijuana opponents like John Boehner are coming around to legal weed, the Food and Drug Administration isn't likely to recommend that Americans light up a joint anytime soon. That doesn't mean that cannabis will never be sanctioned by the ...

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Loblaw eyes recreational marijuana market in Newfoundland and Labrador - The Globe and Mail

Google - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 12:00

The Globe and Mail

Loblaw eyes recreational marijuana market in Newfoundland and Labrador
The Globe and Mail
Loblaw Companies Ltd. is looking to sell recreational marijuana in Newfoundland and Labrador, as the provincial body handling pot sales has included the company on its list of potential licensed cannabis retailers. Cannabis NL, a division of the ...
Cannabis retail locations 'missed opportunity' for small-business ...CBC.ca
Loblaw to sell recreational cannabis in NewfoundlandFinancial Post
Loblaws qualifies for 10 licences to sell cannabis products in Newfoundland and LabradorThe Telegram

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NSLC's cannabis stores are going old school with product behind the counters - CBC.ca

Google - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 11:45

CBC.ca

NSLC's cannabis stores are going old school with product behind the counters
CBC.ca
Nova Scotians nostalgic for the good ole days when buying liquor meant having their favourite brand hand-delivered by a store clerk behind a counter are going to love the new cannabis store model the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation will be using ...
Ready to roll: NSLC unveils designs for cannabis stores in Nova ScotiaToronto Star
Nova Scotia marijuana outlets to be 'bright, open, inviting,' corporation saysCTV News
NSLC gives first indications of retail cannabis experienceTheChronicleHerald.ca
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It's Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana's Risks - New York Times

Google - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 02:00

New York Times

It's Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana's Risks
New York Times
The benefits and harms of medical marijuana can be debated, but more states are legalizing pot, even for recreational use. A new evaluation of marijuana's risks is overdue. Last year, the National Academies of Sciences, Medicine and Engineering ...
HARRINGTON: Legalize it – Case for marijuana decriminalizationMarquette Wire

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OR: Taxi driver cuffed near Springfield strip club smelled of 'burnt - KPTV - FOX 12

Bot - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 01:50
kptv.com (US) Taxi driver cuffed near Springfield strip club smelled of b burnt marijuanab , officer says A taxi driver transporting a passenger from a Springfield area strip club Monday morning was arrested, and was likely under the influence of marijuana, police say. The officer noted "a ... (Mon May 07 21:50:16 2018 PDT)
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OR: Taxi driver cuffed near Springfield strip club smelled of 'burnt - KPTV - FOX 12

Drug News Bot - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 01:50
kptv.com (US) Taxi driver cuffed near Springfield strip club smelled of b burnt marijuanab , officer says A taxi driver transporting a passenger from a Springfield area strip club Monday morning was arrested, and was likely under the influence of marijuana, police say. The officer noted "a ... (Mon May 07 21:50:16 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(75%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $gateway(55%), $propaganda_theme4(55%), $propaganda_theme5(75%), $propaganda_theme8(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $secret_evidence(50%), $chemicals(50%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $alcohol(50%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $youth(75%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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FL: Florida's Medicinal Marijuana Industry Has An Eventful Week - WFSU

Bot - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 01:47
news.wfsu.org (US) Florida's Medicinal Marijuana Industry Has An Eventful Week ! WFSU Florida's Medicinal Marijuana Industry Has An Eventful Week Florida's Medicinal Marijuana Indust... (Mon May 07 19:47:26 2018 PDT)
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FL: Andrew Quintana - WFSU

Bot - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 01:47
news.wfsu.org (US) As election season begins to ramp up,B there may be some confusion ar... (Mon May 07 19:47:26 2018 PDT)
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OR: KLDR - Local News

Drug News Bot - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 01:41
kldr.com (US) At about 3:10 p.m. yesterday, public safety officers were alerted to a report of a female subject who appeared to be under the influence of narcotics acting strangely at the hospital. (Mon May 07 21:41:24 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(75%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $narcotic(100%), $incarceration(100%)]
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OR: KLDR - Local News

Drug News Bot - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 01:41
kldr.com (US) Tooker was arrested on a Josephine County felony warrant for Parole Violation stemming from a previous conviction for Methamphetamine Possession as well as a Grants Pass warrant for failing to appear in court for Meth Possession. (Mon May 07 21:41:24 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(50%), $propaganda_theme8(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $secret_evidence(50%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $stimulant(100%), $methamphetamine(100%), $amphetamines(100%), $incarceration(100%)]
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OR: Opioid deaths barely slowed by prescription monitoring, study suggests - KTVZ

Drug News Bot - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 01:36
ktvz.com (US) Study suggests FDA chief: Opioids are 'biggest crisis facing the FDA' For example. (Mon May 07 21:36:44 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $explicit_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $propaganda_theme7(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $drug_ngo(100%), $drug_reform_ngo(100%), $dpa(100%), $drug_policy(100%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $anxiolytic(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $heroin(100%), $methadone(100%), $buprenorphine(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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OR: Walmart tightens its opioid prescription policies

Drug News Bot - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 01:35
kezi.com (US) Walmart tightens its opioid prescription policies Walmart is making its opioid policy more strict. (Mon May 07 21:35:22 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(100%), $propaganda_theme3(55%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $drug_law(80%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $opioid_narcotic_analgesic(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $naloxone(100%), $heroin(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $morphine(100%), $oxycodone(100%), $OxyContin(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $various_illegal_drugs(80%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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OR: Opioid deaths barely slowed by prescription monitoring, study suggests

Drug News Bot - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 01:35
kezi.com (US) Who was not involved in the study. People who have become dependent on prescribed opioids and lose convenient access to them may substitute with heroin. (Mon May 07 21:35:22 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $propaganda_theme7(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $drug_ngo(100%), $drug_reform_ngo(100%), $dpa(100%), $drug_policy(100%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $anxiolytic(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $heroin(100%), $methadone(100%), $buprenorphine(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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OR: Ryan Bowing Out, Sending Ripples of Uncertainty Through GOP

Drug News Bot - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 01:32
kdrv.com (US) Heroin Overdoses Reach Historic High in Medford ... (Mon May 07 21:32:54 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme1(55%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $propaganda_theme5(70%), $propaganda_theme7(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $prohibitionists_other(100%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $heroin(100%), $youth(70%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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OR: Two Oregon Residents Suspected Of Leaving 70 Pounds Of Pot In Car

Bot - Cannabis - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 01:29
kbnd.com Police in Missouri are searching for two Oregon residents after finding 70 pounds of marijuana inside a car. (Mon May 07 21:29:31 2018 PDT)
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