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INTERNATIONAL: How many motorists are using the widened M4? Government refuses to say

Drug News Bot - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:05
smh.com.au (US) The Labor leader, Luke Foley, said: "This government is so addicted to secrecy it can't even confirm the most basic facts about WestConnex." Raid on Mark 'Bomber' Thompson's home part of drug trafficking investigation Border Force boss Roman Quaedvlieg's son pleads guilty to drug charge (Wed Jan 10 01:05:58 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $explicit_propaganda(70%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $propaganda_theme6(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $chemicals(50%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $alcohol(50%), $various_drugs(90%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%)]
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INTERNATIONAL: Today's Paper - The New York Times

Bot - Cannabis - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:01
nytimes.com (US) Trump Administration Takes Step That Could Threaten Marijuana Legalization Movement ... (Wed Jan 10 01:01:33 2018 PST)
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Marijuana taxes and a surplus expected to boost California budget - Reuters

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:31

Reuters

Marijuana taxes and a surplus expected to boost California budget
Reuters
The 2018-2019 budget will include anticipated taxes on sales of marijuana, which became legal for recreational use Jan. 1, estimated to eventually reach $1 billion. The estimated budget surplus of $7.5 billion is a far cry from the $27 billion hole ...

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California Bill Would Ease Erasure of Cannabis Convictions - Leafly

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 17:23

Leafly

California Bill Would Ease Erasure of Cannabis Convictions
Leafly
It's one of several efforts to build on the choice California voters' made to legalize marijuana despite fresh threats from the federal government. The Drug Policy Alliance estimates more than 100,000 people are eligible to have their records changed ...

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CHP Seizure of Legal Cannabis Outrages California Farmers - Leafly

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 15:54

Leafly

CHP Seizure of Legal Cannabis Outrages California Farmers
Leafly
Old Kai co-founder Lucas Seymour said the CHP officers pulled over his drivers after apparently noticing some malfunctioning running lights on the frame of the truck. Ultimately, the CHP summoned officers from a regional major crimes task force, seized ...

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Soaring marijuana stocks blunt high-profile deals - The Globe and Mail

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 15:04

The Globe and Mail

Soaring marijuana stocks blunt high-profile deals
The Globe and Mail
The frenzied run-up in marijuana stocks is threatening the sector's highest-profile takeover deals. Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s hostile bid for CanniMed Therapeutics Inc., and CanniMed's friendly deal to acquire Newstrike Resources Inc. – both all-stock ...

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No marijuana shops anytime soon, says chief of dry reserve given pot permit by province - CBC.ca

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 14:42

CBC.ca

No marijuana shops anytime soon, says chief of dry reserve given pot permit by province
CBC.ca
The chief of Saskatchewan's biggest dry First Nation said he was surprised Monday when the province said it would allow his reserve to open a cannabis store, once marijuana is legalized. "We didn't push this," said Wallace Fox, chief of the Onion Lake ...

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Sorry California, You Still Can't Bring Marijuana to Coachella - Fortune

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 14:11

Fortune

Sorry California, You Still Can't Bring Marijuana to Coachella
Fortune
What a buzzkill. Recreational marijuana has been legal under California law since Jan. 1, but that doesn't mean the newly-legit drug will be welcome at one of the state's biggest music festivals this spring. Goldenvoice, the concert and festival ...
'Sorry, bro,' Coachella officially banned marijuana - NY Daily NewsNew York Daily News
Coachella Bans Marijuana, Despite the Drug Now Being Legal in CaliforniaBillboard
Coachella bans marijuana, despite it being legal in CaliforniaNME.com
Digital Music News -TMZ.com -Coachella -LA Daily News
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To the Surprise of Nobody, Nevada Marijuana Sales Hit $126 Million In 4 Months - Entrepreneur

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:04

Entrepreneur

To the Surprise of Nobody, Nevada Marijuana Sales Hit $126 Million In 4 Months
Entrepreneur
In news that will surprise approximately zero percent of the nation, it turns out Nevada and legal recreational marijuana really do make a very good match. Recreational marijuana sales in the Silver State crossed the $126 million mark in October, just ...
Nevada lawmakers urge Congress to change federal marijuana lawsLas Vegas Review-Journal

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VA Clears Air on Talking to Patients About Medical Marijuana Use

Alternet - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:39
With a new directive, the Veterans Health Administration is urging vets and their doctors to open up on the subject.

 

 

VA Clears The Air On Talking To Patients About Marijuana Use

“Don’t ask, don’t tell” is how many veterans have approached health care conversations about marijuana use with the doctors they see from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Worried that owning up ...

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Toronto cannabis company sets sights on west Saint John for lab - CBC.ca

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 09:28

CBC.ca

Toronto cannabis company sets sights on west Saint John for lab
CBC.ca
A Saint John neighbourhood known for its world-famous brewery could also be a hot spot for testing medical cannabis. Toronto-based Nuuvera Corp. is seeking public input on "a research and testing lab for cannabis" at 384 Lancaster Ave. in west Saint ...

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New Hampshire Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization - Forbes - Forbes

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 07:18

Forbes

New Hampshire Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization - Forbes
Forbes
The New Hampshire House voted to legalize marijuana, just five days after the Trump administration rescinded guidance protecting state cannabis laws from federal interference. Legalization legislation is advancing in neighboring Vermont, too.
NH House gives initial OK to marijuana billWCAX
Federal marijuana bills boosted by new supporters as Congress gets back to workThe Cannabist
New Hampshire House Votes for Marijuana Legalization - NhprNew Hampshire Public Radio
WMUR Manchester
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VA Clears The Air On Doctors Talking To Veterans About Marijuana Use - NPR

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 02:01

NPR

VA Clears The Air On Doctors Talking To Veterans About Marijuana Use
NPR
That disconnect makes veterans wary, says Michael Krawitz, a disabled Air Force veteran in Ironto, Va., who takes oxycodone and marijuana to treat extensive injuries he suffered in a non-combat-related motorcycle accident while stationed in Guam in ...

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FL: Doctor charged with having wife killed to protect drug ring -- WSVN 7News - Miami News, Weather, Sports - Fort Lauderdale

Drug News Bot - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:58
wsvn.com (US) Another six people connected to the gang were charged with racketeering in the drug ring. (Tue Jan 09 19:58:23 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(95%), $propaganda_theme1(55%), $propaganda_theme2(95%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(60%), $propaganda_theme7(70%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(85%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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FL: Here Are Some Things Coachella Should Ban Instead of Marijuana

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:54
96krock.com Here Are Some Things Coachella Should Ban Instead of Marijuana 4 Other Things Coachella Should Ban Instead of Marijuana (Tue Jan 09 19:54:10 2018 PST)
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FL: Here Are Some Things Coachella Should Ban Instead of Marijuana

Drug News Bot - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:54
96krock.com Here Are Some Things Coachella Should Ban Instead of Marijuana 4 Other Things Coachella Should Ban Instead of Marijuana (Tue Jan 09 19:54:10 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $cannabis(100%)]
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OH: Lawsuit challenges and#8216;racial quota' in marijuana program - Wilmington News Journal

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:48
wnewsj.com (US) S new medical marijuana program filed a lawsuit against the state claiming it was bumped because of &#8220. (Tue Jan 09 18:48:56 2018 PST)
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FL: South Florida H.S. Sports + CBS Miami

Drug News Bot - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:48
miami.cbslocal.com (US) Miami Police Officer Arrested On Cocaine Possession Charge ... (Tue Jan 09 19:48:22 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $stimulant(100%), $cocaine(100%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%)]
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FL: Gov. Scott To Deliver His Last "State Of The State" + CBS Miami

Drug News Bot - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:48
miami.cbslocal.com (US) I have proposed to invest $53 million to fight opioid abuse in Florida. (Tue Jan 09 19:48:22 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(100%), $propaganda_theme3(60%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $opioid(100%), $stimulant(100%), $narcotic(100%), $cocaine(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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