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news.nationalpost - (US) On marijuana possession charges Prime Minister Justin Trudeau smoked marijuana as an MP but he has not suffered the same consequences as Canadians who are slapped with simple pot charges. (Wed Apr 26 10:01:11 2017 PDT)

CANADA: High taxes on pot will help criminals - Vulcan Advocate
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vulcanadvocate - (Canada) High taxes on pot will help criminals ! Vulcan Advocate High taxes on pot will help criminals A woman smokes marijuana on Parliament Hill on 4/20 in Ottawa. (Wed Apr 26 05:25:44 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Five weeks to repair Sunset Beach grass after 4/20 pot protest
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vancourier - Five weeks to repair Sunset Beach grass after 4/20 pot protest Users of the playing field at Sunset Beach will have to chill for the next five weeks as city park crews repair the damaged lawn after last weekb s 4/20 pot rally. (Wed Apr 26 05:23:02 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Lisee veut un debat quebecois sur la marijuana - Jacynthe Nadeau - Actualites
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lapresse - LisC)e veut un dC)bat quC)bC)cois sur laB marijuana ! Jacynthe Nadeau ! ActualitC)s ... (Wed Apr 26 05:13:09 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Trudeau says his dad got his brother help in dealing with pot charge - Canada -
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torontosun - (Canada) Was able to avoid a criminal record after he was caught with marijuana because of his father&rsquo. (Wed Apr 26 05:08:55 2017 PDT)

CANADA: VIDEO: B.C. to develop own regulations on driving while high on marijuana, minister says - Saanich News
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saanichnews - (US) Minister says Public Safety Minister Mike Morris weighs in on the news that Ottawa is set to consider a bill on marijuana legalization next month. (Wed Apr 26 04:27:47 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Ashley Wadhwani, Author at Saanich News
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saanichnews - (US) S opioid crisis: report A provincial association says physio is a non-pharmaceutical adjunct to prescribed opioids VIDEO: B.C. to develop own regulations on driving while high on marijuana. (Wed Apr 26 04:27:47 2017 PDT)

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CANADA: RCMP seizes crack cocaine and marijuana in drugs bust - The Chronicle Herald
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thechronicleherald - RCMP seizes crack cocaine and marijuana in drugs bust ! The Chronicle Herald ... (Wed Apr 26 03:31:25 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Hemp oil claims aren't backed by science - The Chronicle Herald
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thechronicleherald - Hemp oil claims arenb t backed by science ! The Chronicle Herald Hemp oil claims arenb t backed by science Hemp oil distributors mak... (Wed Apr 26 03:31:25 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Vancouver marijuana dispensaries strike out at first week of appeals hearings - Georgia Straight Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
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straight - (US) Vancouver marijuana dispensaries strike out at first week of appeals hearings ! Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly Vancouver marijuana dispensaries strike out at first week of appeals hearings ! Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly Vancouver marijuana dispensaries strike out at first week of appeals hearings ! Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly V... (Wed Apr 26 03:25:25 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Shoppers Drug Mart and London Drugs considering selling marijuana at in-store pharmacies - Georgia Straight Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
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straight - (US) Shoppers Drug Mart and London Drugs considering selling marijuana at in-store pharmacies ! Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly Shoppers Drug Mart and London Drugs considering selling marijuana at in-store pharmacies Two of Canadab s biggest pharmacy chains are contemplating making heavy entries into the countryb s emerging market for sanctioned marijuana. (Wed Apr 26 03:25:25 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Cannabis plants spotted growing at Vancouver City Hall community garden promptly removed after report - Georgia Straight Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
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straight - (US) Cannabis plants spotted growing at Vancouver City Hall community garden promptly removed after report ! Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly Cannabis plants spotted growing at Vancouver City Hall community garden promptly removed after report Activist Dana Larsen says cannabis plants are harmless and should be viewed and grown like any other agricultural product Activist Dana Larsen says c... (Wed Apr 26 03:25:25 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Newspaper Taste - Georgia Straight
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straight - (US) I swear this newspaper is turning into a hemp magazine. (Wed Apr 26 03:25:25 2017 PDT)

The Sudbury Star
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thesudburystar - (Canada) Accent: Bill would legalize recreational marijuana ! Sudbury Star Accent: Bill would legalize recreational marijuana Some key elements of the federal legislation introduced last week to legalize recreational marijuana: Individuals under 18 would not face criminal prosecution for possession of up to five grams of cannabis but the province... (Sun Apr 23 13:46:06 2017 PDT)

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ctvnews - (Canada) Charges have been laid against two Calgary residents who are accused of illegally importing what investigators call a record amount of a pharmaceutical drug that's used as a cutting agent for cocaine. (Wed Apr 26 10:31:23 2017 PDT)

CBC.ca
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cbc - (US) Barrels of cocaine cutting agent seized from Calgary home - Calgary - CBC News Barrels of cocaine cutting agent seized from Calgary home The discontinued pharmaceutical is now used as a cutting agent in cocaine. (Wed Apr 26 10:31:23 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Physiotherapy could help combat B.C.'s opioid crisis: report - Victoria News
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vicnews - (US) S opioid crisis: report A provincial association says physio is a non-pharmaceutical adjunct to prescribed opioids The Physiotherapy Association of BC says it could be an integral piece of the puzzle in combatting the province&rsquo. (Wed Apr 26 05:24:30 2017 PDT) [also summerlandreview9397, sookenewsmirror9316, saanichnews8831, pentictonwesternnews9860, peninsulanewsreview9737, pqbnews8427, oakbaynews8735, surreynowleader9302, nanaimobulletin9261]

CANADA: Stolen excavator near Blackfalds - Red Deer Advocate
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reddeeradvocate - Running from police Red Deer RCMP believe three cases are connected Watch: Canada Corrections K-9 officers and drug dogs in action. (Wed Apr 26 04:24:20 2017 PDT) [also reddeeradvocate7401, reddeeradvocate9446]

CANADA: Enforcement changes could ease burden for police officers, justice system - Red Deer Advocate
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reddeeradvocate - Justice system The Alberta New Democrats are trying to alleviate the burden police and peace officers face with changes to how minor. (Wed Apr 26 04:24:20 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Ohio dental patient was high on nitrous oxide when he grabbed his pistol and shot himself, police say - National Post
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news.nationalpost - (US) Ohio dental patient was high on nitrous oxide when he grabbed his pistol and shot himself. (Wed Apr 26 04:06:35 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Media Release: Damage to Espanola property
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manitoulin - (Canada) Kits distributed across province to help reduce opioid deaths MANITOULINb Five pharmacies on Manitoulin Island are among the over 200 cities and towns in Ontario where... (Wed Apr 26 03:54:14 2017 PDT)

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CO: Canada is one step closer to nationwide marijuana legalization - Marijuana News - Colorado Springs Independent
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csindy - (US) Canada is one step closer to nationwide marijuana legalization ! Marijuana News ! Colorado Springs Independent Canada is one step closer to nationwide marijuana legalization ! Marijuana News ! Colorado Springs Independent Canada is one step closer to nationwide marijuana legalization ! Marijuana News ! Colorado Springs Independent Medical Marijuana on Indyblog Marijuana News Canada is one step closer to natio... (Wed Apr 26 16:18:07 2017 PDT)

NSAV Medical Cannabis Company Announces Launch of New Corporate Website
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stockhouse - (Canada) NSAV Medical Cannabis Company Announces Launch of New Corporate Website China is the world's largest producer of cannabis sativa seeds. (Wed Apr 26 12:39:36 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Kelowna plans to change pot bylaw - Penticton Western News
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pentictonwesternnews - Kelowna plans to change pot bylaw - Penticton Western News Marijuana dispensaries like this one are still illegal. - Image: David Montero/Los ANgeles Times/TNS Kelowna plans to change pot bylaw A plan to make dispensaries illegal in the city is short-sighted. (Wed Apr 26 04:20:31 2017 PDT) [also kelownacapnews6703]

CANADA: Nanaimo marijuana producer likes legalization legislation - Nanaimo News Bulletin
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nanaimobulletin - (US) Is pleased with the federal government&rsquo. British Columbia would be able to determine how recreational marijuana is licensed and distributed. Lucas said it will need to address some of important questions such as branding and marketing of marijuana to adults. (Wed Apr 26 04:05:23 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Vancouver marijuana dispensaries strike out at first week of appeals hearings - Georgia Straight Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
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straight - (US) Vancouver marijuana dispensaries strike out at first week of appeals hearings ! Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly Vancouver marijuana dispensaries strike out at first week of appeals hearings ! Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly Vancouver marijuana dispensaries strike out at first week of appeals hearings ! Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly V... (Wed Apr 26 03:25:25 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Shoppers Drug Mart and London Drugs considering selling marijuana at in-store pharmacies - Georgia Straight Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
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straight - (US) Shoppers Drug Mart and London Drugs considering selling marijuana at in-store pharmacies ! Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly Shoppers Drug Mart and London Drugs considering selling marijuana at in-store pharmacies Two of Canadab s biggest pharmacy chains are contemplating making heavy entries into the countryb s emerging market for sanctioned marijuana. (Wed Apr 26 03:25:25 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Brandon shop owner blasts pot plant limit - Brandon Sun
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brandonsun - Canadians will soon be allowed to carry up to 30 grams of cannabis. T care who you are. The existing medical marijuana client base is already pushing up against the limits of what Health Canada-approved suppliers are able to provide. (Wed Apr 26 02:10:10 2017 PDT)

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CANADA: From opium to opioids: A look at B.C. drug history
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therecord - (US) The substance was legal at the time. 50 years opium was tolerated. "The needle exchange was totally ill equipped to deal with this new and emerging drug trend. (Wed Apr 26 03:44:53 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Physiotherapy could help combat B.C.'s opioid crisis: report - Chilliwack Progress
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theprogress - (US) S opioid crisis: report A provincial association says physio is a non-pharmaceutical adjunct to prescribed opioids The Physiotherapy Association of BC says it could be an integral piece of the puzzle in combatting the province&rsquo. (Wed Apr 26 02:43:01 2017 PDT)

Sudbury.com
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Sudbury.com - (US) Health Canada to allow more access to prescription heroin to curb opioid crisis - Sudbury.com Health Canada to allow more access to prescription heroin to curb opioid crisis VANCOUVER b Health Canada's proposal to loosen regulations on importing prescription-grade heroin to treat opioid addiction is being hailed as a crucial step to reducing fentanyl-fuelled deaths across the country. (Tue Apr 25 10:46:23 2017 PDT) [also thespec11479]

CANADA: Drug overdose deaths this year now more than all of 2015 - Victoria News
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vicnews - (US) Drug overdose deaths this year now more than all of 2015 - Victoria News Drug overdose deaths this year now more than all of 2015 Greater naloxone availability has been part... (Mon Apr 24 04:36:28 2017 PDT)

CANADA: ELECTION 2017: No firm stance on marijuana from the three B.C. parties - Chilliwack Progress
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theprogress - (US) ELECTION 2017: No firm stance on marijuana from the three B.C. parties - Chilliwack Progress ELECTION 2017: No firm stance on marijuana from the three B.C. parties None of B.C. main political parties have unveiled firm plans for how marijuana will be regulated despite Ottawa proposing legalization by Canada Day 2018. (Mon Apr 24 02:35:37 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Naloxone available in Manitoulin Island communities
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manitoulin - (Canada) Kits distributed across province to help reduce opioid deaths MANITOULINb Five pharmacies on Manitoulin Island are among the over 200 cities and towns in Ontario where access has been expanded by the province of Ontario to a life-saving drug that can temporarily reverse an opioid overdose. (Sun Apr 23 03:12:54 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Toll reaches almost four a day in B.C.'s overdose crisis: coroner - Langley Advance
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langleyadvance - (US) Opioids claimed 120 lives in March, the third-highest death toll for a single month in the province. Nearly four people died every day last month from an illicit dr... (Sat Apr 22 03:46:49 2017 PDT)

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