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CANADA: Aurora Cannabis to buy rival MedReleaf in $3.2B record-breaking deal

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 01:10
delta-optimist.com TORONTO b Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s $3.2 billion all-stock offer to take over rival licensed marijuana producer MedReleaf will create what the target company's CEO described as the "undisputed world leader in cannabis" and the largest-ever deal in Canada's burgeoning cannabis industry. (Wed May 16 02:10:49 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(95%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $use_is_abuse(95%), $propaganda_theme4(95%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(75%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $chemicals(75%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(75%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $alcohol(75%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(85%), $various_drugs(90%), $youth(60%), $school(100%)]
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CANADA: Traffic enforcement campaign set for long weekend - Timmins Press

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 01:10
timminspress.com (Canada) He said Canada Road Safety Week is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and Transport Canada. (Wed May 16 02:10:13 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme8(50%), $drugs(90%), $drug_ngo(100%), $secret_evidence(50%), $prohibitionist_ngo(100%), $chemicals(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(100%), $alcohol(100%), $various_drugs(90%)]
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CANADA: Council briefs: cannabis, housing, BDIA - The Community Press

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 01:08
communitypress.ca (Canada) Council briefs: cannabis, housing, BDIA ! The Community Press Council briefs: cannabis, housing, BDIA A city councillor has failed in his attempt to reopen the debate on a proposed medical marijuana research and development facility. A city councillor has failed in his attempt... (Wed May 16 02:08:32 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(60%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $incarceration(100%), $school(100%), $meeting(100%)]
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CANADA: Nearly a quarter of Ontario opioid prescriptions exceeded guidelines: Study - Living - Cape Breton Post

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 01:06
capebretonpost.com (US) The study found these were "generally of short duration and low dose.". One in six were for postsurgical pain. More than 40 per cent of those patients were prescribed more than the equivalent of 50 mg of morphine daily. (Wed May 16 02:06:05 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $opioid_narcotic_analgesic(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $antitussive(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $hydromorphone(100%), $morphine(100%), $oxycodone(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%)]
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CANADA: Saltwire Exclusive: Australia-based marijuana company building 20,000 square foot production facility in Windsor - Business - Cape Breton Post

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 01:06
capebretonpost.com (US) Saltwire Exclusive: Australia-based marijuana company building 20000 square foot production facility in Windsor ! Business ! Cape Breton Post Saltwire Exclusive: Australia-based marijuana company building 20000 square foot production facility in Windsor Creso Pharmab s cannabis production facility is currently under construction in Windsor. (Wed May 16 02:06:05 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $prohibitionists_other(50%), $legalization(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(85%), $youth(60%), $school(100%)]
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OR: California explosion victim found and#8216;beauty in everyone' - kugn-am

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 01:03
kugn.com Krajnyak always put her family first, White said. She took great pride in finding beauty in everyone," White said. (Wed May 16 22:03:44 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(55%), $drugwar_propaganda(80%), $propaganda_theme2(80%), $drug_ngo(55%), $prohibitionist_ngo(55%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(85%)]
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INTERNATIONAL: MP-ledamot oppnar for tillA%ta cannabis - Drugnews

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 01:02
drugnews.nu (Europe) MP-ledamot C6ppnar fC6r tillC%ta cannabis - Drugnews WFAD The aim of WFAD is to work for a drug-free world FC6rskolegrupp hittade hasch MP-ledamot C6ppnar fC6r tillC%ta cannabis MiljC6partiets riksdagsledamot Anders SchrC6der vill C6ppna fC6r att legalisera cannabis och inbjuder till ett seminarie i riksdagen om att omprC6va svensk narkotikapolitik. (Wed May 16 01:02:38 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $explicit_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(90%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $use_is_abuse(75%), $propaganda_theme4(75%), $propaganda_theme6(60%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $dissent_attacked(60%), $propaganda_theme8(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $drug_ngo(50%), $prohibitionist(80%), $prohibitionist_ngo(50%), $legalization(100%), $prohibition(85%), $plants(100%), $pharms(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $cannabis(100%), $hashish(100%), $tobacco(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $various_drugs(95%)]
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FL: Pasco man accused of giving 14-year-old meth, trying to have sex with her - WFLA

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:57
wfla.com (US) Trying to have sex with her - WFLA Pasco man accused of giving girl meth. (Tue May 15 19:57:51 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme5(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $stimulant(100%), $methamphetamine(100%), $amphetamines(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(100%), $school(100%)]
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FL: Should we be concerned with second-hand pot smoke, especially around children? - The Sky 973

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:51
thesky973.com Is there such a thing as second-hand pot smoke? Researchers from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health have collected data on parents who have children under 18 years old living in the home. (Tue May 15 19:51:07 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(100%), $propaganda_theme6(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $drug_law(60%), $chemicals(50%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $alcohol(50%), $cannabis(100%), $tobacco(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $youth(100%), $school(100%)]
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FL: Crime/Safety

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:43
FL: Crime/Safety (US) [A weekend traffic s...] ... (Tue May 15 19:43:56 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(75%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme8(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $secret_evidence(50%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(100%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(85%)]
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FL: Good News

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:43
FL: Good News (US) Police rescue 14 ducklings from storm drain Fourteen ducklings were rescued by Suffolk County Police after they fell into a storm drain on Long Island Sunday morning. (Tue May 15 19:43:56 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(75%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(70%), $prohibition_agency(75%), $drug_dog(75%), $youth(70%), $school(100%)]
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FL: Florida Sues 5 Major Drug Companies Over Opioids - Health - Local News - 90.7 WMFE

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:32
wmfe.org (US) Florida Sues 5 Major Drug Companies Over Opioids - Health - Local News - 90.7 WMFE Florida Sues 5 Major Drug Companies Over Opioids (AP) b Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is suing five major drug manufacturers. (Tue May 15 19:32:46 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(70%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $govt_prohib_other(90%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(100%), $youth(70%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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FL: Senator Nelson proposes bill to train more doctors to fight opioid addiction

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:23
wjhg.com (US) Senator Nelson proposes bill to train more doctors to fight opioid addiction Senator Bill Nelson is looking for a new weapon in the fight against opioids in the form of doctors. (Tue May 15 19:23:22 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(65%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%)]
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FL: Florida Matters: Navigating The Medical Marijuana Industry - WJCT NEWS

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:22
news.wjct.org (US) More and more Floridians every week are signing up for access to medical marijuana. (Tue May 15 19:22:34 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(85%), $school(100%)]
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FL: Florida Matters Preview: Navigating The Medical Marijuana Industry - WJCT NEWS

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:22
news.wjct.org (US) Medical marijuana is becoming increasingly available in Florida despite ongoing court battles over state regulations for the young industry. (Tue May 15 19:22:34 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(60%), $propaganda_theme3(60%), $propaganda_theme6(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $compassion_club(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%)]
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FL: Florida Matters News Roundtable: CRC Bundling, Medical Marijuana And Political Races - WJCT NEWS

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:22
news.wjct.org (US) Tampa strip club owner and stage 4 lung cancer survivor Joe Redner seems to have come out on top of a legal battle with the Department of Health to grow his own medical marijuana. (Tue May 15 19:22:34 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme6(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%)]
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FL: Florida Matters Preview: Navigating The Medical Marijuana Industry - WUSF News

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:17
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu (US) Trulieve is suing the state to lift a cap that limits the amount of dispensaries a company can open to 25. dispensaries Redner Vows To Take Medical Marijuana Fight to Florida Supreme Court State Offers Framework For Pot Licenses More than six months after an Oct. 3 deadline to issue new medical-marijuana licenses. (Tue May 15 20:00:49 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme6(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $compassion_club(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(85%)]
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FL: Trump Administration Doubles Worksite Investigations To Combat Illegal Immigration - WUSF News

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:17
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu (US) "An audit is a review of business records. Employers have to document the eligibility of their hires using Form I-9. (Tue May 15 20:00:49 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $explicit_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(50%), $drug_ngo(50%), $drug_reform_ngo(50%), $reform_referenda(50%), $octa_2012(50%), $ramp(50%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $youth(60%), $forfeiture(75%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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CANADA: Dal student focuses on women's health and cannabis use - The Chronicle Herald

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:17
thechronicleherald.ca T find many that focus on women and the drug that will be legalized in the coming months. (Tue May 15 02:17:31 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme6(75%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $legalization(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $incarceration(100%), $school(100%)]
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CANADA: Study targets benefits, risks of pot on PTSD - The Chronicle Herald

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:17
thechronicleherald.ca Is studying the risks and benefits of marijuana for people with PTSD. A Dalhousie University research team is looking for the story behind the risks and benefits of marijuana for people with post-traumatic stress disorder. (Tue May 15 02:17:31 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(100%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme6(75%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $chemicals(50%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $medical_cannabis(50%), $alcohol(50%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $incarceration(100%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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