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canadajournal - (Europe) Amphetamine and Xanax were found in Danielle Cogswellb s system. (Sat Aug 30 16:16:57 2014 PDT)

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thebarrieexaminer - (Canada) BRADFORD - Two people are facing charges after police found them in possession of illegal drugs. (Sat Aug 30 13:01:50 2014 PDT)

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cbc - (Canada) Gordon's suspension for the full 2014 NFL season, the result of a failed test for marijuana, was upheld by an arbitrator on We... (Sat Aug 30 06:46:35 2014 PDT)

Nikki Sixx : Ex Playboy model jailed over cocaine ring
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canadajournal - (Europe) Nikki Sixx : Ex Playboy model jailed over cocaine ring - News of the World Nikki Sixx : Ex Playboy model jailed over cocaine ring Former Playboy model Brandi Brandt was on Friday (Aug 29) jailed for at least three and a half years over her involvement with a syndicate which hid cocaine on flights between Sydney and Los Angeles. (Sat Aug 30 04:01:47 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Not guilty pleas entered in C.B.S. drug case - Local - The Telegram
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thetelegram - A Conception Bay South man accused of trafficking marijuana and hashish is pleading not guilty. (Sat Aug 30 03:05:36 2014 PDT)

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canadajournal - (Europe) Couples that Smoke Marijuana Show Less Violence, Study Drop the POT refe... Brian Kelly: In the prohibitionist's world, anybody who consumes the slig... Couples that Smo... (Sat Aug 30 02:53:04 2014 PDT)

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saultstar - (Canada) Will be the site of Hempfest this weekend. The main goal of the event is to educated the public on the proper use of medical marijuana. (Sat Aug 30 06:39:18 2014 PDT) [also timminspress5878]

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timminspress - (Canada) Hempfest lands in Moonbeam The organizer of a pro-marijuana festival believes the drug should remain out of politician hands. ... (Sat Aug 30 02:14:43 2014 PDT)

Green Swan Capital Corp. Provides Corporate Update on Diversification
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marketwired - (Canada) Green Swan is continuing to search for and identify hemp and non-Canadian cannabis opportunities. (Fri Aug 29 13:39:25 2014 PDT) [also stockhouse11873]

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sunnewsnetwork - (Canada) "Why don't you just legalize weed and let us judge if you are a good prime minister or not. (Fri Aug 29 12:39:21 2014 PDT)

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ctvnews - (Canada) There are books about cooking with herbs. Then there are books about cooking with herb. Response has been huge in those states that have newly legalized. (Thu Aug 28 13:17:10 2014 PDT)

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vancouversun - (Canada) Supporters of cannabis legalization are hoping legalized sale in parts of the U.S. Will increase the likelihood of legalization in Germany. (Thu Aug 28 13:01:55 2014 PDT) [also vancouversun8368]

Pot cookbooks moving to the mainstream as legalization movement grows
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o.canada - (US) Pot cookbooks moving to the mainstream as legalization movement grows ! canada.com Pot cookbooks moving to the mainstream as legalization movement grows Brownies are not the only choice for the marijuana cook. (Thu Aug 28 12:16:50 2014 PDT)

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Drug overdose victims remembered at Montreal vigil
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cbc - (Canada) Safe injection sites could curb overdoses in Quebec He knew she was struggling to get clean from a heroin addiction and blames himself for not doing more to help her. (Sat Aug 30 11:17:00 2014 PDT) [also cbc.ca9154]

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starcasm - (Canada) Rapper Cee Lo Green pleads no contest to drug charge Cee No Contest: Rapper Cee Lo admits federal drug deal, avoids jail time furnishing Ecstasy to a woman Instead, the rapper, whose real name is Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, accepted the lesser charge of sharing Ecstasy with her. He had been accused of slipping the tab of Ecstasyb referred to in the case a... (Sat Aug 30 05:01:51 2014 PDT)

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ctvnews - (Canada) A "cooling tunnel" and shorter days are greeting fans this weekend at an electronic music festival where two people died of drug overdoses last year. (Sat Aug 30 05:01:51 2014 PDT) [also whistlerquestion12694]

CANADA: Harper won't support missing women inquiry - Yukon News
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yukon-news - (US) I have worked as a support worker with people who many call street people, homeless, struggling with addiction, the disenfranchised; I know the distrust with police & RCMP that exists & it’s understandable. ... (Sat Aug 30 03:16:49 2014 PDT)

Ontario Man Completes Cross-Canada Journey
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vocm - (US) An Ontario man has just arrived in the province after cycling across Canada to raise awareness about prescription drug addiction. Chris Cull says he became addicted to narcotics after his father's suicide. Chris Cull says he... (Sat Aug 30 03:16:34 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Wildlife second largest illegal trade in the world - Orillia Packet and Times
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orilliapacket - (Canada) It is a hard statistic to measure, but narcotics is said to be the largest community by volume of illegal trade in the world, with illegal trade of arms and ammunition coming in at third place. ... (Sat Aug 30 02:40:37 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Allah-Las make the most of their West Coast adventure - Music - North Shore News
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nsnews - Nootka Sound Festival - Two-day garage rock and psychedelic music festival a... (Sat Aug 30 02:37:36 2014 PDT)

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bnn - (Canada) The fledgling licensed marijuana industry is at very early stages of enormous growth. (Sat Aug 30 08:17:07 2014 PDT)

Sault Star
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saultstar - (Canada) Will be the site of Hempfest this weekend. The main goal of the event is to educated the public on the proper use of medical marijuana. (Sat Aug 30 06:39:18 2014 PDT) [also timminspress5878]

CANADA: NunatsiaqOnline 2014-08-29: NEWS: Nunavut court: Igloolik man guilty in panda bear weed bust
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nunatsiaqonline - (US) NunatsiaqOnline 2014-08-29: NEWS: Nunavut court: Igloolik man guilty in panda bear weed bust An Igloolik man — arrested Dec. 9, 2010 after police caught him at the Iqaluit airport with more than 1.6 kilograms of marijuana sewn into a stuffed panda bear — knew exactly what he was doing and is guilty of possession for the purpose of tr... (Sat Aug 30 02:38:32 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Pipe dreams - Cranbrook Daily Townsman
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dailytownsman - Vancouver company applies to create medical marijuana production facility in Nanoose Bay ... (Sat Aug 30 02:13:50 2014 PDT)

Medicinal pot smoker loses discrimination case, wins cash settlement
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vancouversun - (Canada) The complaint arose after Steele was given an eviction notice after several other tenants complained that he was allegedly smoking marijuana in his apartment when he was not allowed to do so. (Fri Aug 29 20:16:53 2014 PDT)

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vancouversun - (Canada) B.C. municipalities will vote next month on a resolution by the City of Abbotsford to petition Health Canada for the right to dictate where medical marijuana growing facilities are located across the province. (Fri Aug 29 18:46:57 2014 PDT) [also vancouversun12213]

Green Swan Capital Corp. Provides Corporate Update on Diversification
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marketwired - (Canada) Green Swan is continuing to search for and identify hemp and non-Canadian cannabis opportunities. (Fri Aug 29 13:39:25 2014 PDT)

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Drug overdose victims remembered at Montreal vigil
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cbc - (Canada) Safe injection sites could curb overdoses in Quebec He knew she was struggling to get clean from a heroin addiction and blames himself for not doing more to help her. (Sat Aug 30 11:17:00 2014 PDT) [also cbc.ca9154]

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therecord - (US) Canada slow to respond to opioid addiction crisis b Aug. 20 David Juurlink's assertion that the harms associated with prescription drugs have reached crisis proportions in Canada. (Thu Aug 28 01:17:17 2014 PDT) [also blogs.windsorstar11704]

Drug ODs kill more Albertans than vehicle crashes
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edmontonsun - (Canada) The numbers are from the medical examiner did not distinguish between prescription and illicit drug deaths. (Wed Aug 27 17:01:49 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Centre on Substance Abuse still working hard on drug misuse - Letter to the editor - The Prince Albert Daily Herald
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paherald.sk - (US) There are others related to CCSA and our work that require clarification. Overdose and death b are a public health and safety concern that has reached crisis proportions in Canada. (Tue Aug 26 03:06:05 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Drug War - National Post
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fullcomment.nationalpost - National Post readers respond to the question: "Are Canada's drug laws working?". Big Marijuana goes legit Now that two states have legalized marijuana. Entrepreneurs are stepping up to make their fortune Now that two states have legalized marijuana. (Tue Aug 26 02:53:09 2014 PDT)

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