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INTERNATIONAL: Beyond codeine - more risks identified with other painkillers

Drug News Bot - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:07
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INTERNATIONAL: Benjamin Netanyahu - The Jerusalem Post

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:06
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INTERNATIONAL: Benjamin Netanyahu - The Jerusalem Post

Drug News Bot - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:06
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CANADA: Rexall adds naloxone kits to its 446 stores to help prevent opioid overdoses - Business - Cape Breton Post

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:05
capebretonpost.com (US) Ont. b Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd. says a naloxone kit is now available at each of its Canadian stores to help prevent opioid overdose deaths. (Fri Feb 09 02:05:40 2018 PST)
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CANADA: StatCan survey reveals Canadians pay less than $7 a gram for marijuana - Business - Cape Breton Post

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:05
capebretonpost.com (US) It is part of the organization's efforts to get a better snapshot of the country's marijuana use in the months leading up the drug's legalization. (Fri Feb 09 02:05:40 2018 PST)
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CANADA: 'Kryptonite' guitarist's family says doctor fed opioid habit - Living - Cape Breton Post

Drug News Bot - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:05
capebretonpost.com (US) 'Kryptonite' guitarist's family says doctor fed opioid habit ! Living ! Cape Breton Post 'Kryptonite' guitarist's family says doctor fed opioid habit ATLANTA b The family of a longtime guitarist for 3 Doors Down is accusing an Alabama doctor of fueling the rocker's opioid addiction before he died of a drug overdose. (Fri Feb 09 02:05:40 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(95%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $gateway(60%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $opioid_narcotic_analgesic(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $anxiolytic(100%), $sedative(100%), $analgesic(100%), $antitussive(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $opioid(100%), $tranquilizer(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $alprazolam(100%), $benzodiazepine(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $hydrocodone(100%), $morphine(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(85%), $jury(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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CANADA: Mueller memos illustrate media's great divide - Living - Cape Breton Post

Drug News Bot - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:05
capebretonpost.com (US) His Fox News Channel colleague Geraldo Rivera believes that President Richard Nixon would have never needed to resign because of the Watergate scandal. (Fri Feb 09 02:05:40 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $propaganda_theme6(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $prohibitionist(80%), $historical_prohib(80%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $jury(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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CANADA: Rexall adds naloxone kits to its 446 stores to help prevent opioid overdoses - Business - Cape Breton Post

Drug News Bot - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:05
capebretonpost.com (US) Ont. b Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd. says a naloxone kit is now available at each of its Canadian stores to help prevent opioid overdose deaths. (Fri Feb 09 02:05:40 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $plants(100%), $pharms(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $naloxone(100%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $school(100%), $jury(100%)]
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CANADA: StatCan survey reveals Canadians pay less than $7 a gram for marijuana - Business - Cape Breton Post

Drug News Bot - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:05
capebretonpost.com (US) It is part of the organization's efforts to get a better snapshot of the country's marijuana use in the months leading up the drug's legalization. (Fri Feb 09 02:05:40 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme7(80%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $legalization(80%), $plants(100%), $pharms(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $naloxone(100%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $school(100%), $jury(100%)]
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INTERNATIONAL: The New York Times in Print for Friday, February 9, 2018 - The New York Times

Bot - Cannabis - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:01
INTERNATIONAL: The New York Times in Print for Friday, February 9, 2018 - The New York Times (US) Drug Industry Wages Opioid Fight Using an Anti-Addiction Ally International Criminal Court Will Investigate Duterte Over Drug War A Girl Scout Sold 300 Boxes of Cookies Near a California Marijuana Shop John Perry Barlow. (Fri Feb 09 01:01:56 2018 PST)
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INTERNATIONAL: The New York Times in Print for Friday, February 9, 2018 - The New York Times

Drug News Bot - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:01
INTERNATIONAL: The New York Times in Print for Friday, February 9, 2018 - The New York Times (US) Drug Industry Wages Opioid Fight Using an Anti-Addiction Ally International Criminal Court Will Investigate Duterte Over Drug War A Girl Scout Sold 300 Boxes of Cookies Near a California Marijuana Shop John Perry Barlow. (Fri Feb 09 01:01:56 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $gateway(55%), $propaganda_theme4(55%), $propaganda_theme5(100%), $propaganda_theme6(90%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $drug_reformer(100%), $govt_prohib_other(66%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%)]
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CN BC: Cannabis: City Asks For Public Feedback

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:00
Nelson Star, 07 Feb 2018 - Forms are being sent out to households and businesses this month City staff have set an aggressive timetable for public debate over the future of cannabis sales and consumption in Nelson ahead of federal legalization this summer.
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CN BC: Column: Privacy Policy On Overdoses Perplexing

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:00
Nelson Star, 07 Feb 2018 - The province's opioid crisis is truly frightening. The death totals for 2017, released last week, are record-shattering - with 1,422 dead in B.C., including 200 in the Interior Health region and 19 in the Kootenay Boundary region.
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Canada: Regulatory Lag To Push Legal Marijuana To Late Summer

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:00
Globe and Mail, 07 Feb 2018 - Ottawa introduces 'transition' period of up to 12 weeks after law passes for firms to adapt to rules Canadians will have to wait until late in the summer before they will be able to legally consume cannabis under a new timeline laid out by the federal government - even if the Senate votes in favour of the legislation by May or June.
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CN ON: Drug Awareness Week Offers A Chance To Talk

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:00
The Peterborough Examiner, 07 Feb 2018 - After three years of addressing substance abuse issues while patrolling local high schools, city police community services officer Const. Andy Hatton said he has learned more about how important the lines of communication are between parents and their children. Drug Awareness Week continues until Friday and city police and health care and public health partners point out it's a ideal time to have serious conversations about the topic.
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US DC: Pot Legalization Raises Border Questions

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:00
The Record, 07 Feb 2018 - WASHINGTON - American officials have been quietly raising questions about whether Canada's marijuana legalization might slow traffic at the border, and are being told by their northern neighbours there's no reason that should happen. The issue has come up in phone calls between high-level officials and again in passing this week during a first face-toface encounter between Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and his U.S. counterpart, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
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US MA: Baker To Cannabis Commission: Keep Pot Legalization Simple

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:00
Boston Globe, 07 Feb 2018 - The Baker administration chastised Massachusetts pot regulators this week, saying their draft plan to create one of the world's most permissive regulated marijuana markets goes too far, too fast. The Baker administration chastised Massachusetts pot regulators this week, saying their draft plan to create one of the world's most permissive regulated marijuana markets goes too far, too fast.
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US WI: Wisconsin Man Terrell Banks Says Marijuana Led Him To Stab

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:00
Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, 07 Feb 2018 - He smoked pot, grabbed a steak knife and meditated, cops say. Then his mom walked in. Terrell Banks told police the paranoia set in after he smoked weed. Banks, a 23-year-old from Racine, Wisconsin, allegedly said the marijuana "put him beyond his comfort zone," even though the drug has never made him feel that way before, according to Fox6.
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US FL: Sarasota OKs Marijuana Dispensaries Within City Limits

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:00
Sarasota Herald-Tribune, 07 Feb 2018 - After a unanimous vote of support by the Sarasota City Commission, medical marijuana dispensaries will now be operational in the city and those with prescriptions will be able to utilize them immediately. State legislation had preempted the city's ability to regulate the dispensaries, which led to commissioners placing a temporary ban on them until a solution could be found.
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Canada: Pot Plan On Track: Feds

MAP Drugnews - Top Stories - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:00
Winnipeg Free Press, 07 Feb 2018 - Liberals insist recreational marijuana will be legal in July OTTAWA - The Trudeau government insists it's on track to legalize recreational pot in July - but whether that means it will actually be on sale by then is uncertain.
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