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[2]: Needle exchange bill gets to Alabama Senate floor

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:19
montgomeryadvertiser.com (US) Needle exchange bill gets to Alabama Senate floor Participants would receive a card to provide limited immunity from prosecution for possession of drug paraphernalia. Participants would receive a card to provide limited immunity from prosecution for possession of drug paraphernalia. ... (Tue Feb 06 23:19:20 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $propaganda_theme2(85%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $drugs(95%), $harm_reduction(100%), $syringe_exchange(100%), $paraphernalia(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(50%), $mockingbird(50%), $assoc_press(50%)]
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[2]: Amid uncertainties, Alabama House Republicans unveil agenda

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:19
montgomeryadvertiser.com (US) GOP says it will "consider" opioid. (Tue Feb 06 23:19:20 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $moral_imperative(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(60%)]
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[2]: AG's office: "Deceptive and unfair" marketing helped spread opioids

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:19
montgomeryadvertiser.com (US) AG's office: "Deceptive and unfair" marketing helped spread opioids Alabama AG's office sues Purdue over opioid marketing 71-page lawsuit alleges "deceptive and unfair" practices contributed to spread of opioids in state Alabama AG's office sues Purdue over opioid marketing Here are some facts about heroin and other opioids. (Tue Feb 06 23:19:20 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(100%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $moral_imperative(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $alcohol(50%), $heroin(100%), $oxycodone(100%), $OxyContin(100%), $various_drugs(100%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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[2]: Opioid epidemic getting worse instead of better, officials warn

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:17
jacksonsun.com (US) Number of deaths from prescription drugs is at record high as federal officials grapple with ways to battle epidemic. Houry and public health officials testifying at a Senate hearing described an addiction crisis that has spiraled so out of control that it is far beyond the scope of any particular agency to address. (Tue Feb 06 23:17:02 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(95%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(70%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $heroin(100%), $tobacco(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(60%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(70%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(90%), $mockingbird(50%), $assoc_press(50%)]
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[2]: Drug, alcohol abuse saps $2 billion from Tennessee annually -- an under-the-radar impact of opioid epidemic

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:17
jacksonsun.com (US) Millions of Americans are harmed by the opioid epidemic. (Tue Feb 06 23:17:02 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $moral_imperative(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(100%), $narcotic(100%), $alcohol(100%), $oxycodone(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(90%), $mockingbird(50%), $assoc_press(50%)]
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[2]: When a drug-free workplace doesn't exist

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:17
jacksonsun.com (US) TENN. b It is no longer difficult for Jones Plastic & EngineeringB Plant Manager Eric Hicks to notice when an employee develops aB drug addiction.B Their mood goes dark. (Tue Feb 06 23:17:02 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(75%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(100%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $prohibition(85%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $opioid(100%), $stimulant(100%), $methamphetamine(100%), $narcotic(100%), $amphetamines(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $drug_test(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(90%)]
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[2]: Haslam administration begins rollout of $30 million plan to combat opioid epidemic

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:17
jacksonsun.com (US) Haslam administration begins rollout of $30 million plan to combat opioid epidemic Bill Haslam outlines plan to address opioid epidemic $30 million effort to combat the state's opioid epidemic Bill Haslam also appointed 19 experts to a newly created commission that will make recommendations on how the state's medical schools educateB the next generation of nurses. (Tue Feb 06 23:17:02 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(95%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $prohibition(85%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(60%), $incarceration(100%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(90%)]
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[2]: Doctors raise concerns over Gov. Bill Haslam's opioid proposal

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:17
jacksonsun.com (US) It was critical of Haslam's proposal to limit an initial opioid prescription to a five-day supply. (Tue Feb 06 23:17:02 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(95%), $propaganda_theme2(95%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $govt_prohib_other(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $various_illegal_drugs(60%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(90%)]
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[2]: Local news, Jackson, TN, West Tennessee - Jackson Sun

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:17
jacksonsun.com (US) Were indicted on charges of federal drug trafficking and money laundering. (Tue Feb 06 23:17:02 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(55%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(100%), $hemp(100%), $narcotic(100%), $alcohol(100%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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[2]: Sacred Heart to perform sensory friendly theater production

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:17
jacksonsun.com (US) Sacred Heart offers sensory friendly 'Charlotte's Web' Maryb s School rehearse a scene from this year's family-friendly production, "Charlotte's Web" on Thursday, Feb 1, 2018, at the Ned R. Maryb s School rehearse a scene from this year's family-friend... (Tue Feb 06 23:17:02 2018 PST) [$drug_related(59%), $illegal_drugs(59%), $plants(59%), $intoxicant(59%), $medical_cannabis(59%), $cannabis(59%), $school(100%), $msm(90%), $mockingbird(50%), $assoc_press(50%), $meeting(60%)]
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CANADA: B.C. to allow marijuana use in public, but it won't be sold in liquor stores - The Chronicle Herald

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:16
thechronicleherald.ca Adults will be allowed to toke in some public spaces once marijuana is legalized later this year. (Tue Feb 06 02:16:10 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(80%), $propaganda_theme2(100%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme7(98%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $drug_reformer(100%), $kirk_tousaw(100%), $lte_writer(100%), $compassion_club(100%), $chemicals(75%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(75%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $alcohol(75%), $cannabis(100%), $tobacco(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $youth(60%)]
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CANADA: Doctors' group wants Health Canada, not industry, to design marijuana labelling - The Chronicle Herald

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:16
thechronicleherald.ca Doctors' group wants Health Canada, not industry, to design marijuana labelling ! The Chronicle Herald Doctors' group wants Health Canada, not industry, to design marijuana labelling Doctors' group wants H... (Tue Feb 06 02:16:10 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme7(98%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $chemicals(75%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(75%), $medical_cannabis(50%), $alcohol(75%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(85%), $various_drugs(95%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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CANADA: COUNTERPOINT: N.S. pot policy in shambles - The Chronicle Herald

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:16
thechronicleherald.ca The overall goal was to get the sale of pot away from b dealers. (Tue Feb 06 02:16:10 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(60%), $propaganda_theme1(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $cannabis(100%)]
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FL: Lawmakers Blast Agency Over Marijuana Rules - WUSF News

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:13
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu (US) Lawmakers Could Revamp Black Farmer Marijuana Issue Florida health officials have blamed delays in issuing new medical marijuana licenses on a court fight about a law requiring one of the coveted licenses to go to a black farmer who meets certain criteria. (Tue Feb 06 20:13:50 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drug_law(100%), $reform_referenda(80%), $fl_amendment_2_2014(80%), $legalization(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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FL: WUSF News

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:13
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu (US) Sessions To Discuss Opioid Epidemic In Tampa Lawmakers Blast Agency Over Marijuana Rules A joint legislative oversight committee delivered a public shaming to Florida pot czar ... (Tue Feb 06 20:13:50 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(98%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $propaganda_theme7(98%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $govt_prohib_other(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $narcotic(100%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%), $prison_data(100%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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CANADA: CMA urges Health Canada to design pot packaging - Fort McMurray Today

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:13
fortmcmurraytoday.com (Canada) CMA urges Health Canada to design pot packaging ! Fort McMurray Today Canadian Medical Association urges Health Canada to design pot packaging b not producers Marijuana products are pictured at Eden Medicinal Society in Vancouver. (Tue Feb 06 02:13:46 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(98%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme7(98%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(50%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(85%), $various_drugs(95%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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CANADA: Cannabis au volant: la tolerance zero serait impossible - Le Devoir

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:10
ledevoir.com (US) Cannabis au volant: la tolC)rance zC)ro serait impossible ! Le Devoir Cannabis au volant: la tolC)rance zC)ro serait impossible ... (Tue Feb 06 02:10:40 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(75%), $propaganda_theme2(90%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $legalization(100%), $hallucinogen(100%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(100%), $psychedelic(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $LSD(100%), $cannabis(100%), $reefer_madness(60%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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CANADA: Marijuana: Quebec n'est pas la seule province A se montrer intransigeante - Le Devoir

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:10
ledevoir.com (US) Le gouvernement quC)bC)cois se fait plus permissif que la majoritC) de ses homologues en ce qui a trait C la con... (Tue Feb 06 02:10:40 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(75%), $propaganda_theme2(90%), $propaganda_theme5(50%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $legalization(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $cannabis(100%), $youth(50%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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CANADA: Aurora Cannabis achA(te CanniMed - Le Devoir

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:10
ledevoir.com (US) Aurora Cannabis achC(te CanniMed ! Le Devoir Aurora Cannabis achC(te CanniMed ... (Tue Feb 06 02:10:40 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(75%), $propaganda_theme1(75%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $cannabis(100%)]
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CANADA: 10 Notable Clergy Sex Scandals in 2017 - ChristianWeek

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:07
christianweek.org (Canada) Local politicians in Michigan are now working to criminalize clergy sexual misconduct during counseling sessions as a result of this case. ... (Tue Feb 06 02:07:02 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(75%), $explicit_propaganda(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(75%), $prohibition(100%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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