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CANADA: Trudeau won't say whether Liberals will delay cannabis legalization

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:09
tricitynews.com Trudeau won't say whether Liberals will delay cannabis legalization OTTAWA b With one Senate committee after another recommending changes. (Fri May 04 02:09:16 2018 PDT)
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CANADA: Trudeau won't say whether Liberals will delay cannabis legalization

Drug News Bot - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:09
tricitynews.com Trudeau won't say whether Liberals will delay cannabis legalization OTTAWA b With one Senate committee after another recommending changes. (Fri May 04 02:09:16 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(90%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(60%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $moral_imperative(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(70%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(85%), $meeting(75%)]
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INTERNATIONAL: Medical Disorder: When doctors lie

Drug News Bot - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:07
projects.thestar.com (US) When he was arrested at his Manhattan home and indicted twice for prescribing millions of oxycodone pills to patients. In 1991 as he was counting $4000 in cash with a .38 calibre revolver sitting eight inches from his hand. (Fri May 04 01:07:41 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $explicit_propaganda(70%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(95%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme7(60%), $propaganda_theme8(55%), $moral_imperative(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $drug_law(80%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $secret_evidence(55%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $opioid_narcotic_analgesic(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $opioid(100%), $stimulant(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $cocaine(100%), $heroin(100%), $methadone(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $meperidine(100%), $morphine(100%), $oxycodone(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $drug_test(100%), $incarceration(100%), $mandatory_minimums(100%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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OR: City Council talks pot, Market Place;

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:06
lagrandeobserver.com (US) City Council talks pot, Market Place; City Council talks pot, Market Place The City of La Grande took its first formal steps to putting the question of whether to allow the sale of recreational marijuana on the ballot Wed... (Fri May 04 22:06:33 2018 PDT)
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OR: NewsroomStaffList

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:06
lagrandeobserver.com (US) City Council talks pot, Market Place The City of La Grande took its first formal steps to putting the question of whether to allow the sale of recreational marijuana on the ballot Wednesday night. ... (Fri May 04 22:06:33 2018 PDT)
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OR: ON THE FENCE: Nothing to be accomplished by preventing sale of recreational marijuana;

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:06
lagrandeobserver.com (US) Have fully legalized recreational marijuana use. Many states have bills in the works to follow suit. (Fri May 04 22:06:33 2018 PDT)
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OR: City Council talks pot, Market Place;

Drug News Bot - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:06
lagrandeobserver.com (US) City Council talks pot, Market Place; City Council talks pot, Market Place The City of La Grande took its first formal steps to putting the question of whether to allow the sale of recreational marijuana on the ballot Wed... (Fri May 04 22:06:33 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $school(100%)]
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OR: NewsroomStaffList

Drug News Bot - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:06
lagrandeobserver.com (US) City Council talks pot, Market Place The City of La Grande took its first formal steps to putting the question of whether to allow the sale of recreational marijuana on the ballot Wednesday night. ... (Fri May 04 22:06:33 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $govt_prohib_other(50%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $cannabis(100%), $school(100%)]
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OR: ON THE FENCE: Nothing to be accomplished by preventing sale of recreational marijuana;

Drug News Bot - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:06
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CANADA: Plea date set for Eskasoni man on drug charge - Local - News - Cape Breton Post

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:06
capebretonpost.com (US) A 19-year-old Eskasoni man is to return to provincial court later this month to enter a plea on a drug trafficking charge. (Fri May 04 02:06:13 2018 PDT)
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CANADA: Plea date set for Eskasoni man on drug charge - Local - News - Cape Breton Post

Drug News Bot - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:06
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INTERNATIONAL: alkohol Archives - Drugnews

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:05
drugnews.nu (Europe) DC$r dricker invC%narna mer alkohol, anvC$nder mer cannabis och festrC6ker tobak mer sporadiskt... (Fri May 04 01:05:36 2018 PDT)
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INTERNATIONAL: alkohol Archives - Drugnews

Drug News Bot - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:05
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US: Director Of Drug Abuse Institute Offers Words Of Caution On

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:00
Boston Globe, 04 May 2018 - Dr. Nora D. Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, was in Boston on Thursday to speak at a symposium sponsored by Boston University's Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Boston Medical Center's Grayken Center for Addiction. Before her talk, she sat down with the Globe to talk about marijuana legalization and the opioid crisis. Here are edited excerpts: * Dispensaries that sell legal marijuana will soon open in Massachusetts. What are your thoughts on pot legalization?
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US HI: State Seeks Farmers To Grow Hemp As Crop

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:00
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 29 Apr 2018 - Hawaii is another step closer to finding out whether industrial hemp could be a major crop. The state Department of Agriculture announced earlier this month that it is accepting applications for state licenses to grow hemp.
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US PA: Temple U. Researchers Take A Leading Role In Medical Marijuana

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:00
Philadelphia Daily News, 30 Apr 2018 - Pennsylvania is gearing up to become a global center for cannabis research. Yet for more than a decade, Philadelphia has been on the forefront of investigations into the medicinal uses of marijuana. Sara Jane Ward has built a reputation exploring marijuana's effects on pain and addiction using animals at Temple University's Lewis Katz School of Medicine.
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US SC: Hemp Growing Program To Include More SC Farmers Growing More

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:00
The State, 01 May 2018 - The number of hemp farmers in SC is growing fast. How high will it get? Less than a year into the program, the number of farmers growing hemp in South Carolina could double. That's because the South Carolina Department of Agriculture is making more permits available for farmers looking to participate in the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program.
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CN MB: Editorial: Cannabis Sales Won't Balance Budget

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:00
Winnipeg Free Press, 01 May 2018 - Cannabis sales likely won't prove a financial bonanza. Those counting on help from cannabis sales to balance the provincial budget are in for a disappointment. As far as Statistics Canada can tell, cannabis prices in this country have been dropping for the past three years, perhaps the past dozen years. Since weed-market watchers in the United States have found roughly the same thing, it's probably true.
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Canada: Marijuana Legalization Should Be Put Off Until First Nations

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:00
Toronto Star, 01 May 2018 - OTTAWA - A Senate committee says Ottawa should put off legalizing marijuana for a year until Canada and First Nations can negotiate tax sharing, produce culturally appropriate education materials and ensure First Nations are able to regulate for themselves whether they want pot to be legal in their communities or not. The Senate Aboriginal Peoples committee released a report Tuesday after studying the impact the government's legalizing pot bill could have on Indigenous communities.
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Canada: CREA Calls For Moratorium On Homegrown Marijuana

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:00
Globe and Mail, 30 Apr 2018 - Canada'€™s real estate industry organization is calling for a moratorium on growing recreational marijuana at home until the government sets out nationwide regulations for the practice. Ottawa'€™s proposed marijuana legalization regulations allow Canadians to grow up to four marijuana plants at their residences. Medical users are already allowed to grow at home after a federal court ruled in 2016 that the government cannot ban patients from growing their own cannabis.
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