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INTERNATIONAL: Bae Doo-na, Song Kang-ho finish shooting 'Drug King'

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koreaherald.com The film set in 1970s Korea traces the story of the infamous drug kingpin Lee Doo-sam, who was a major distributor of drugs and a dangerous boss of a gang. ... (Sun Oct 08 01:06:33 2017 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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CO: Woman suspected of trying to ship pot 'birthday present' - GJSentinel.com

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gjsentinel.com (US) Woman suspected of trying to ship pot 'birthday present' ! GJSentinel.com Woman suspected of trying to ship pot ‘birthday present' "After the package was given to the front desk staff, initially it smelled really str... (Sun Oct 08 16:04:41 2017 PDT)
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TOP: Father of missing boy admits checkered past; will seek custody of children at January hearing - The Boston Globe

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bostonglobe.com (US) Oliver acknowledged his criminal history of the 1990s, including an arrest for possession of heroin that resulted in him being put on probation. He said he did not recall a charge of assault and battery reported... (Sun Oct 08 14:03:14 2017 PDT)
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TOP: The short, unhappy life of Jeremiah Oliver, failed by all - The Boston Globe

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bostonglobe.com (US) Saying there was a pervasive smell of marijuana wafting from the family&rsquo. (Sun Oct 08 14:03:14 2017 PDT)
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Israel: land of milk, honey and medical cannabis - ISRAEL21c

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Israel: land of milk, honey and medical cannabis
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The word “marijuana” was used by US drug enforcement agents in the 1930s to make it sound foreign and dangerous. Gedo, like most in his industry, prefers to use the plant's real name, cannabis. He refers to BOL's business as the growing, packaging and ...

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North Olmsted police: traffic stop results in marijuana charges for passenger - cleveland.com

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 18:22

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North Olmsted police: traffic stop results in marijuana charges for passenger
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Speed and marijuana, I-480: Police stopped a car traveling 82 mph, well above the 60-mph speed limit, on the highway near the Butternut Ridge Road overpass about 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27. An officer, while speaking with the driver and a front seat passenger, ...

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Oregon begins distributing nearly $85M marijuana tax revenue - KING5.com

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 17:58

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Oregon begins distributing nearly $85M marijuana tax revenue
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The reason money is now finally being distributed is because the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, the state agency that governs legal marijuana, had to reimburse the administrative costs associated with setting up the program. The OLCC took out a loan ...

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Trudeau vowed to legalize marijuana across Canada by July. It hasn't been that easy. - Toronto Sun

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 13:03

Toronto Sun

Trudeau vowed to legalize marijuana across Canada by July. It hasn't been that easy.
Toronto Sun
In the United States, 29 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana in some form, with eight jurisdictions allowing recreational use of pot, but cannabis remains illegal at the federal level, leading to a patchwork of regulations and ...

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Mobile County Sheriff's deputies raid Wilmer home, find marijuana grow house - AL.com

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 12:33

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Mobile County Sheriff's deputies raid Wilmer home, find marijuana grow house
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Four Wilmer residents are now in jail after Mobile County Sheriff's raided a home in Wilmer. Inside, they found 63 marijuana plants. MCSO Narcotics Unit conducted the search on Friday morning at 4707 Fillingim Road. Investigators say the seized plants ...

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The 6 Least Marijuana-Friendly Colleges in America

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As shocking as it may seem, not every college student is looking to head off to a campus enveloped in a haze of marijuana smoke. Below, thanks to the Princeton Review, we list the six least marijuana-friendly college campuses, sheltered sanctuaries from cannabis contamination for students (or parents) who seek them.

The listings are from the Review's annual compendium of rankings and ratings of institutions of higher learning across the land, The Best 382 Colleges 2018 Edition. Buried deep inside are student survey results that helped the Review determine which colleges and universities are the most (and least) marijuana-friendly.

In addition to a myriad of questions about academics, diversity and community, the survey asked 137,000 students the question, "How widely is marijuana used at your school?"

Before getting to the list, a couple of caveats. First, the survey data is impressionistic—they asked respondents how many other students they thought were tokers instead of asking for self-reporting, which would theoretically be more reliable. Second, the Review provides no hard numbers, just rankings, so it's impossible to know if BYU is way straighter than Calvin College or just a bit so.

That said, some clear trends emerge. These schools tend to be religious schools (five out of six were founded by one denomination or another), as well as smaller schools—only two of the six qualified as major universities.

(For the flip side of the coin, see our stories last month on the top 7 stoniest small colleges and the top 7 stoniest major universities.)

This list excludes the military service academies—Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard—where of course you can't smoke weed. Had they been included, they would have taken four out of the top five spots.

Without further ado, here, in order of rank, are the schools identified as most unfriendly to marijuana.

1. Brigham Young University (Provo, UT). This is no shocker. BYU is owned and operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, also known as Mormons. It's a socially conservative college in a socially conservative state where the Church formally rejects even the medicinal use of marijuana. Heck, you can't even buy coffee on campus, let alone smoke weed. But who knows? The times could be a-changin': Just last month, the school broke down and allowed the sale of caffeinated sodas. Students are probably partying like it's 1899.

2. College of the Ozarks (Point Lookout, Missouri). No surprise here, either. The small Christian liberal arts school not far from the country music hotspot of Branson is noted for its faith-based student groups and its ban on tobacco and alcohol use, so yeah, pot is not very well accepted. That said, it's worth noting that the school requires 90% of students to show financial need to be accepted and educates them through a combination of work-study, scholarships, and grants, helping low-income students get an education while avoiding the indebtedness that plagues so many of their peers. Plus, there's always the Mud Fest tug-of-war and the Sadie Hawkins dance to look forward to.

3. St. Thomas Aquinas College  (Santa Paula, CA). Even in weed-friendly California, enclaves of that old-time religion endure. This small (enrollment: 350) Roman Catholic liberal arts college was founded amidst social and spiritual turmoil in 1971 with a mission to "strive for fidelity with the Magisterium," or old-line Catholic teachings. Those don't include using marijuana. In fact, being caught with alcohol or any sort of illegal drug can lead to expulsion. Fortunately, students who may be about to stray can always seek guidance from the four chaplain-priests who live on campus.

4. Wheaton College (Wheaton, IL). This small evangelical Protestant liberal arts college graduated Billy Graham and is now home to the Billy Graham Center. It comes highly rated overall among small liberal arts colleges, but retains its deeply conservative religious leanings. It's got no room for a professor who converted to Catholicism, it's got no room for a professor who wore a hijab in solidarity with Muslims and it's certainly got no room for godless weed heads.

5. City University of New York, Baruch College (New York City). This is somewhat mystifying. New York is fairly liberal, and several colleges made the lists of most pot-friendly schools, but not Baruch. With some 18,000 undergrad and graduate students, it's the only major university besides BYU to make this list. One clue: It's the home of the Killing Capitalism blog, which in addition to posts such as "Veganism Is an Eating Disorder" and "Sexual Activism Is Misogyny," this spring posted "Marijuana Is the Most Harmful Drug."

6. Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI). Named after doughty old John Calvin, the 16th-century Protestant reformer, the school was founded a century and a half ago as an educational institution of the Christian Reformed Church. Its 4,000 students enjoy an extensive concert series with contemporary acts including Death Cab for Cutie and Sufjan Stevens, among others, but not the New Pornographers. The Canadian band's appearance was canceled when its very name ruffled feathers. John Calvin wouldn't approve, and he apparently wouldn't approve of pot-smoking students, either. 

 

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Retail marijuana is spreading to California, Massachusetts and Maine - CNNMoney

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 09:20

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Retail marijuana is spreading to California, Massachusetts and Maine
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"We obviously still have a lot to do, but yes, we're going to be ready to go on January 1," said Alex Traverso, spokesman for the Bureau of Cannabis Control in California. "We will be issuing new regulations in November, so we're hard at work on those ...
No Grimace Here! This Fast-Food Chain Is Loving Marijuana's ExpansionMadison.com
Legal Marijuana Could Be a Major Tailwind for This Iconic Canadian CompanyThe Motley Fool Canada

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UGA football player arrested on marijuana charge won't play vs. Vanderbilt - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Google - Cannabis - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 06:57

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UGA football player arrested on marijuana charge won't play vs. Vanderbilt
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Georgia defenders David Marshall (51), Natrez Patrick (6), Dominick Sanders (24), Lorenzo Carter (7) and Davin Bellamy (17) gang tackle Tennessee running back John Kelly at the line of scrimmage for no gain during the first half of an NCAA college ...
No. 5 Georgia LB Patrick misses game after marijuana arrestNational Post
Georgia LB Natrez Patrick Arrested on Marijuana ChargesBleacher Report
Report: Georgia starting LB Natrez Patrick charged with possession of marijuanaCBSSports.com
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Muskegon mulls medical marijuana ordinance allowing dispensaries - MLive.com

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Muskegon mulls medical marijuana ordinance allowing dispensaries
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Medical marijuana patients may soon have access to dispensaries and caregiver facilities like the Peoples Center in Muskegon Township if Muskegon's City Commission approves an ordinance allowing marijuana facilities to operate in a special district off ...

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OH: Police: Bengals receiver Tyler Boyd had drugs in crashed car - NBC4i.com

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nbc4i.com (US) PITTSBURGH (AP) b Cincinnati Bengals receiver Tyler Boyd was charged Thursday with owning a vape pen containing the active ingredient in marijuana that police say was found when his friend crashed the NFL player&#8217. (Sat Oct 07 08:49:12 2017 PDT)
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OH: Crime 44 mins ago 12:04 p.m.130 Pounds of Marijuana Found in Car Trunk During... - WHAS11 - Discussion on Topix

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OR: Oregon Medical Marijuana Growers Must Make a Final Choice - Salem-News.Com

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OR: Wildfire Causes Level 1 Evacuation for Breitenbush Hot Springs Area - Salem-News.Com

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OR: Oregon Medical Marijuana Growers Must Make a Final Choice - Salem-News.Com

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OR: Wildfire Causes Level 1 Evacuation for Breitenbush Hot Springs Area - Salem-News.Com

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OR: Weed and Ladies: A Handbook for Women - The Cannabis Issue 2016 - Portland Mercury

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portlandmercury.com (US) Weed and Ladies: A Handbook for Women - The Cannabis Issue 2016 - Portland Mercury Oregon Cannabis Guide 2017 Cannabis Cannabis Events Cannabis Directory The Cannabis Issue 2016 Weed and Ladies: A Handbook for Women The Cannabis World Is Hella Male-Dominated. (Sat Oct 07 18:30:23 2017 PDT)
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