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FL: Some Workers Exempt From Drug Tests, But Fight Drags On - WUSF News

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:17
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu (US) The drug tests are on hold while the legal fights continue. (Thu May 03 21:17:09 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(60%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme6(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $drug_test(100%)]
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FL: Opioid Abuse Takes A Toll On Workers And Their Employers - WUSF News

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:17
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu (US) "I didn't know I was addicted. I just knew that it was like you were going to ask me to live in a world without oxygen. I was high on Percodan. Other studies show people with addictions are far more likely to be sick or absent. (Thu May 03 21:17:09 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(75%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(70%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $moral_imperative(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $naloxone(100%), $heroin(100%), $meperidine(100%), $oxycodone(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $drug_test(100%), $youth(70%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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FL: Yuki Noguchi - WUSF News

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:17
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu (US) ["I didn't know I was addicted.] Opioid Abuse Takes A Toll On Workers And Their Employers Three decades ago, the treatment Michele Zumwalt received for severe headaches involved a sh... (Thu May 03 21:17:09 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(65%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $propaganda_theme5(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $pharms(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $meperidine(100%), $youth(50%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%)]
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FL: drug abuse - WUSF News

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:17
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu (US) WUSF News drug abuse As Florida continues to deal with an opioid crisis, state corrections officials are moving ahead on a plan to cut substance-abuse services to make up a shortfall in health-care fundin... (Thu May 03 21:17:09 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(95%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $govt_prohib_other(90%), $pharms(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $meperidine(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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FL: Cuts To Prison Drug Programs Draw Criticism - WUSF News

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:17
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu (US) As Florida continues to deal with an opioid crisis, state corrections officials are moving ahead on a plan to cut substance-abuse services to make up a shortfall in health-care funding for the prison system. It ju... (Thu May 03 21:17:09 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(70%), $propaganda_theme6(100%), $moral_imperative(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $chemicals(50%), $opioid(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $narcotic(100%), $alcohol(50%), $various_drugs(100%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%), $for_profit_prisons(75%), $youth(70%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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CANADA: Three more NSLC stores to sell marijuana, province announces - The Chronicle Herald

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:15
thechronicleherald.ca Province announces The province has added three more places where people will be able to pick up their pot. (Thu May 03 02:15:51 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $dissent_silenced(55%), $propaganda_theme8(55%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $chemicals(75%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(75%), $alcohol(75%), $cannabis(100%), $youth(60%), $legalism(55%)]
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[2]: 17-year-old who escaped authorities by jumping from vehicle in Vernon Hills causes lockdown - Lake County News-Sun

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:12
chicagotribune.com (US) A Gurnee Police Department K9 unit leaves Vernon Hills High School after searching for what Vernon Hills police described as a teenager who escaped from custody, April 5, near Routes 21 and 60. A Gurnee Police Department K9 unit leaves Vernon Hills High School after searching for what Vernon Hills police described as a teenager who escaped from custody, April 5, near Routes 21... (Thu May 03 23:12:21 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(75%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $explicit_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(100%), $prohibition_agency(75%), $drug_dog(75%), $police_related_news(70%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(100%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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[2]: Lake County News - Lake County News-Sun

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:12
chicagotribune.com (US) Feds charge 2 Lake County men with heroin distribution in Rockford ... (Thu May 03 23:12:21 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(60%), $propaganda_theme5(100%), $propaganda_theme6(75%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $drug_law(60%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $alcohol(100%), $heroin(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $police_related_news(70%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(100%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $jury(50%)]
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CANADA: Trudeau won't say whether Liberals will delay cannabis legalization

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:10
delta-optimist.com Trudeau won't say whether Liberals will delay cannabis legalization OTTAWA b With one Senate committee after another recommending changes. (Thu May 03 02:10:19 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(90%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(60%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $moral_imperative(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(70%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(85%), $meeting(75%)]
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CANADA: Cannabis retailers apply to operate in GP - Daily Herald Tribune

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:09
dailyheraldtribune.com (Canada) A number of applicants have applied for a provincial license to distribute recreational cannabis in the summer. (Thu May 03 02:09:38 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(50%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $chemicals(75%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(75%), $alcohol(75%), $cannabis(100%)]
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CANADA: Health Canada mandates warning sticker on all prescription opioids - Regional - News - Cape Breton Post

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:05
capebretonpost.com (US) All prescription opioids must carry a warning sticker about potential adverse effects and pharmacists will be required to provide information handouts to consumers about the potent narcotics. (Thu May 03 02:05:40 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(90%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $anxiolytic(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $methadone(100%), $buprenorphine(100%), $various_drugs(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%)]
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CANADA: Plea date set for Sydney Mines man on drug charges - Local - News - Cape Breton Post

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:05
capebretonpost.com (US) A 20-year-old Sydney Mines man is to return to provincial court later this month to enter pleas on drug charges. (Thu May 03 02:05:40 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $various_drugs(90%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $school(100%)]
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CANADA: Actualites - Canoe.ca

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:05
fr.canoe.ca (US) Le pitrole dope les fonds d'actions canadiennes ... (Thu May 03 02:05:25 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(50%), $drugwar_propaganda(50%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $illegal_drugs(50%), $various_illegal_drugs(50%), $jury(50%)]
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CANADA: First Nations need legal, taxation authority before pot is legal, senators say

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:03
burnabynow.com Taxation authority before pot is legal. Senators say A cannabis plant is shown in southwest Quebec on Tuesday. (Thu May 03 02:03:52 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(90%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(60%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $legalization(100%), $chemicals(50%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $alcohol(50%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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INTERNATIONAL: Medical Disorder: Watchdog secrecy

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:03
projects.thestar.com (US) In the waiting area of Barnard's Fresh Medical Spa, two signs outline the restrictions on his Ontario medical licence, including that he "must not practise... (Thu May 03 01:03:13 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $explicit_propaganda(70%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(100%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $drug_law(80%), $chemicals(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(100%), $narcotic(100%), $alcohol(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(80%), $incarceration(100%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $meeting(75%)]
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INTERNATIONAL: Medical Disorder: When doctors lie

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:03
projects.thestar.com (US) When he was arrested at his Manhattan home and indicted twice for prescribing millions of oxycodone pills to patients. In 1991 as he was counting $4000 in cash with a .38 calibre revolver sitting eight inches from his hand. (Thu May 03 01:03:13 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $explicit_propaganda(70%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(95%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme7(60%), $propaganda_theme8(55%), $moral_imperative(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $drug_law(80%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $secret_evidence(55%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $opioid_narcotic_analgesic(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $opioid(100%), $stimulant(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $cocaine(100%), $heroin(100%), $methadone(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $meperidine(100%), $morphine(100%), $oxycodone(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $drug_test(100%), $incarceration(100%), $mandatory_minimums(100%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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OR: Louis Farrakhan Fast Facts - kugn-am

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 01:55
kugn.com June 25, 1986 -- Files a lawsuit against President Ronald Reagan, Secretary of State George Schultz, Secretary of Treasury James Baker and Attorney General Edwin Meese, claiming the government's economic sanctions against Libya and travel ban violates Farrakhan's freedom to wors... (Wed May 02 21:55:11 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(90%), $explicit_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme1(90%), $propaganda_theme2(90%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $gateway(55%), $propaganda_theme4(55%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $drug_reformer(75%), $prohibitionist(100%), $government_prohib(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%)]
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OR: Blockbuster hopes Russell Crowe's jockstrap helps business - KOIN

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 01:46
koin.com (US) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A celebrity jockstrap that's been the buzz of Alaska for nearly two weeks went on display Wednesday at one of the nation's last Blockbuster video stores in an effort to ramp up business. ... (Wed May 02 21:46:35 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(50%), $drugwar_propaganda(75%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $propaganda_theme5(75%), $drug_ngo(50%), $drug_reform_ngo(50%), $ramp(50%), $youth(75%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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OR: Desperate to hire, businesses open to pot smokers - KOIN

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 01:46
koin.com (US) Employers nationwide are quietly dropping marijuana from the drug tests they require of prospective employees. (Wed May 02 21:46:35 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(75%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $youth(75%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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OR: Small businesses grapple with maze of conflicting pot laws - KOIN

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 01:46
koin.com (US) Small businesses grapple with maze of conflicting pot laws - KOIN Small businesses grapple with maze of conflicting pot laws WASHINGTON (AP) - A low unemployment rate and the spreading legalization of marijuana have led many businesses to rethink their drug testing policies for the first time in decades. (Wed May 02 21:46:35 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(75%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $drug_law(100%), $prohibitionist(50%), $govt_prohib_other(100%), $legalization(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(85%), $cannabis_jobs(50%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $drug_test(100%), $youth(75%), $legalism(65%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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