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TOP: More than 2 million U.S. middle and high school students have vaped marijuana, study finds

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:23
latimes.com (US) More than 2 million U.S. middle and high school students have vaped marijuana. Study finds More than 2 million U.S. middle and high school students have vaped marijuana. (Thu Sep 20 14:00:53 2018 PDT)
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TOP: Over four decades, an 'inexorable' epidemic of drug overdoses reveals its inner secrets

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:23
latimes.com (US) Americans have long construed drugs of abuse as choices. What if drugs of abuse are more like predators atop a nationwide ecosystem of potential prey? The drugs that exact this toll have changed: Methamphetamine. Prescription narcotics and heroin have all dominated the killing fields of American drug use at some particular time and place. (Thu Sep 20 14:00:53 2018 PDT)
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AK: Alaska receives $10.5M federal grant to fight opioid crisis - KTVA 11 - The Voice of Alaska

Drug News Bot - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:23
ktva.com (US) Addressing the opioid crisis with all the resources possible and the best science we have is a top priority for President Trump and for everyone at HHS. (Thu Sep 20 18:23:40 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(95%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $use_is_abuse(95%), $propaganda_theme4(95%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $naloxone(100%), $heroin(100%)]
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AK: Report: Opioid deaths reached highest levels in 2017 - KTVA 11 - The Voice of Alaska

Drug News Bot - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:23
ktva.com (US) Dan Sullivan on Aug. 17 will host a panel at the University of Alaska Anchorage Alaska Airlines Center titled Alaska Wellness Summit: Conquering the Opioid Crisis. (Thu Sep 20 18:23:40 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(85%), $propaganda_theme1(80%), $propaganda_theme2(85%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $govt_prohib_other(50%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $drug_propaganda_agency(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $school(100%), $meeting(100%)]
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AK: Sen. Murkowski helps to pass bill to fight Opioid Epidemic - KTVA 11 - The Voice of Alaska

Drug News Bot - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:23
ktva.com (US) Senator Lisa Murkowski voted Monday in favor of the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018, which passed the Senate in a 99-1 vote. Addiction knows no boundaries." Murkowski cited over-prescribing medications and lack of resources has lead to opioid dependence. C;This legislation – which has an important focus on rural and remote commun... (Thu Sep 20 18:23:40 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(80%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $gateway(55%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $school(100%)]
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AK: How complicated is it to declare opioids a national emergency? - KTVA 11 - The Voice of Alaska

Drug News Bot - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:23
ktva.com (US) How complicated is it to declare opioids a national emergency? - KTVA 11 - The Voice of Alaska How complicated is it to declare opioids a national emergency? (Thu Sep 20 18:23:40 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(95%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(95%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $drug_propaganda_agency(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%), $school(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%)]
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AK: Sen. Murkowski applauds colleague's provision on Senate opioid bill - KTVA 11 - The Voice of Alaska

Drug News Bot - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:23
ktva.com (US) Murkowski notes how a portion of illegal drugs entering Alaska communities and village through the mail. "…our efforts cut off that flow have been limited," Murkowski wrote on her Facebook page. "Thanks to my colleague, Senator Portman, for his work to ensure opioids and other harmful drugs do not reach our communi... (Thu Sep 20 18:23:40 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(65%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(60%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%)]
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TOP: DeWine, Cordray take the gloves off in first gubernatorial debate - The Blade

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:18
toledoblade.com (US) Who is better equipped to tackle an opioid crisis that claims the lives of nearly 4000 Ohioans a year. (Thu Sep 20 14:18:24 2018 PDT)
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FL: John Morgan 'Prepared To Invest' $100M In Medical Marijuana - WUSF News

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:16
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu John Morgan 'Prepared To Invest' $100M In Medical Marijuana ! WUSF News John Morgan 'Prepared To Invest' $100M In Medical Marijuana John Morgan 'Prepar... (Thu Sep 20 21:16:07 2018 PDT)
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Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:16
eadt.co.uk (US) Look inside Suffolkb s first ever cannabis lounge b but is it legal? (Thu Sep 20 10:16:51 2018 PDT)
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FL: PolitiFact Florida On Gov. Scott's Water Management Budget Cuts; Mexican Opioids - WUSF News

Drug News Bot - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:16
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu The bulk of the problem with the opioid epidemic is the fentanyl and all the synthetic drugs coming across the southern border. (Thu Sep 20 21:16:07 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $propaganda_theme5(75%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $opioid_narcotic_analgesic(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $heroin(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $morphine(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $youth(75%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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FL: John Morgan 'Prepared To Invest' $100M In Medical Marijuana - WUSF News

Drug News Bot - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:16
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu John Morgan 'Prepared To Invest' $100M In Medical Marijuana ! WUSF News John Morgan 'Prepared To Invest' $100M In Medical Marijuana John Morgan 'Prepar... (Thu Sep 20 21:16:07 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(75%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(75%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(85%), $youth(75%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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FL: Florida House Looks To Spend $50 Million On Opioid Battle - WUSF News

Drug News Bot - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:16
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu Which is a statewide database aimed at preventing addicts from b doctor shoppingb for drugs. (Thu Sep 20 21:16:07 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(80%), $propaganda_theme1(80%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $propaganda_theme3(60%), $gateway(55%), $propaganda_theme4(55%), $propaganda_theme5(75%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $pharms(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $naloxone(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $youth(75%), $school(100%), $meeting(75%)]
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FL: Florida Gets Federal Money For Opioid Fight - WUSF News

Drug News Bot - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:16
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu The awards were announced a week after the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration released a 2017 survey on drug use and health. (Thu Sep 20 21:16:07 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme6(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $anxiolytic(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $naloxone(100%), $heroin(100%), $buprenorphine(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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AK: Homer News

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:12
AK: Homer News (US) Cannabis industry meeting raises concerns over Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office Cannabis industry meeting raises concerns over Alcohol and Marijuana Cont... (Thu Sep 20 18:12:14 2018 PDT)
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TOP: and#8216;Extensive review' of Riverside County social services amid search for new director -- Press Enterprise

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:12
TOP: ‘Extensive review' of Riverside County social services amid search for new director -- Press Enterprise (US) One suit, filed on behalf of b Gail C.,b who is now 4, accuses social workers of not doing enough to protect the girl, whose mother had a history of addic... (Thu Sep 20 14:12:35 2018 PDT)
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[2]: Don't blame the surgeons: Long-term opioid use rarely starts with surgery, study finds

Bot - Cannabis - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:12
latimes.com (US) New research suggests that patients leaving the hospital after surgeries or inpatient procedures are rarely the ones whose long-term opioid use started with a doctor's prescription. (Thu Sep 20 11:12:19 2018 PDT)
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[2]: 2 arrested after 16-year-old calls police to say meth activities making him sick - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Drug News Bot - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:12
wdrb.com (US) 2 arrested after 16-year-old calls police to say meth activities making him sick - WDRB 41 Louisville News 2 arrested after 16-year-old calls police to say meth activities making him sick (Thu Sep 20 23:12:50 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(50%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $stimulant(100%), $methamphetamine(100%), $amphetamines(100%), $police_related_news(100%)]
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[2]: Former U.S. Atty. Eileen Decker nominated to the Los Angeles Police Commission - Los Angeles Times

Drug News Bot - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:12
latimes.com (US) [ ...] ... (Thu Sep 20 23:12:15 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(90%), $propaganda_theme1(90%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $prohibitionist(100%), $government_prohib(100%), $govt_prohib_other(66%), $school(100%), $jury(100%)]
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AK: Groups team up for Recovery Month events in Homer - The Homer Tribune

Drug News Bot - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:12
homertribune.com (US) Several events have cropped up in Homer this September in recognition of Recovery Month, an observance that creates awareness around and celebrates the successes of those recovering from addiction diseases. Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP), the Southern Kenai Peninsula Opioid Task Force, and local recovery group, The Bearded Sister, have teamed up to ... (Thu Sep 20 18:12:50 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(75%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $propaganda_theme3(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $school(100%), $meeting(100%)]
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