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CANADA: The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Saskatchewan, Canada
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world-spectator - (US) Moosomin pot licence Thirty-one people have applied for the licence to sell marijuana in Moosomin. (Sat Apr 21 02:47:45 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Through the fog of 4/20: teens embrace age limit as they plan to defy it
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vancourier - They also intend to keep on breaking the rules The crowd reaches up to grab some of the marijuana products that are about to be tossed from a stage. (Sat Apr 21 02:43:52 2018 PDT)

CANADA: #420Day: Much left to fight for beyond legalization: Pot activists - Toronto Sun
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torontosun - (US) Day: Much left to fight for beyond legalization: Pot activists ! Toronto Sun ... (Sat Apr 21 02:40:56 2018 PDT)

CANADA: A smoky celebration of cannabis during 420 Toronto 2018 - Toronto Sun
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torontosun - (US) A joint containing 56 grams of marijuana is passed around at a cannabis themed gathering at 420 Toronto 2018 at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto. (Sat Apr 21 02:40:56 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Russell Wangersky: Marijuana goes mainstream - Columnists - Opinion - The Telegram
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thetelegram - (US) It looks like our provincial liquor monopoly is getting into the dial-a-dope business as well. Delivery will be even more convenient." b Stock photo Russell Wangersky writes: "Now. (Sat Apr 21 02:39:49 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Weather - The Telegram
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thetelegram - (US) [ ...] ... (Sat Apr 21 02:39:49 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Newfoundland and Labrador's inflation rate below national average in March - Local - News - The Telegram
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thetelegram - (US) [N...] ... (Sat Apr 21 02:39:49 2018 PDT)

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CANADA: and#8216;Salt in a racist wound': Why it's never just and#8216;smoking weed for fun' for black people, but and#8216;smoking weed and breaking the law' - National Post
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nationalpost - (US) Sister Kate a b pot-loving feminist.b And As Canada and several regions in the United States move closer to cannabis legalization b Canada is set to become the first G7 country to legalize marijuana at a national level. While medicinal marijuana is legal in 28 states and recreational use is lawful in eight b there seems to be a steady stream of reporting on ordinary citizens finding ingenious ways to profit f... (Sat Apr 21 02:25:48 2018 PDT)

CANADA: US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures - Living - The Telegram
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thetelegram - (US) Doctors would have the option to prescribe it for other uses and it could spur new pharmaceutical research and interest into other cannabis-based products. (Fri Apr 20 02:49:12 2018 PDT) [also capebretonpost9849]

CANADA: and#8216;It's the highest technology used in agriculture anywhere in the world' andrsaquo; Medicine Hat News
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medicinehatnews - (US) Are you OK with a large medical marijuana production facility setting up shop in Medicine Hat? (Wed Apr 18 02:25:40 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Medical cannabis 101: Legalization of recreational cannabis on will not change current laws on distribution - The Chronicle Herald
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thechronicleherald - Medical cannabis 101: Legalization of recreational cannabis on will not change current laws on distribution ! The Chronicle Herald Medical cannabis 101: Legalization of recreational cannabis on will not change current laws on distribution ! The Chronicle Herald Medical cannabis 101: Legalization of recreational cannabis on will not change current laws on distribution Medical cannabis 101: Legalization of recreatio... (Wed Apr 18 02:15:51 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Weather - Cape Breton Post
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capebretonpost - (US) Hemp, hemp hooray in Howie Centre CBD oil becoming popular in Cape Breton ... (Tue Apr 17 02:06:07 2018 PDT) [also capebretonpost11277]

CANADA: Medicine Hat, Alta., to be home to new cannabis operation - Regional - News - Cape Breton Post
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capebretonpost - (US) Hemp hooray in Howie Centre CBD oil becoming popular in Cape Breton EDMONTON b Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it is acquiring about 29 hectares of land in Medicine Hat. (Tue Apr 17 02:06:07 2018 PDT)

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CANADA: DNSSAB calls for action on 'community crisis' - North Bay Nugget
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nugget - (Canada) The agency that oversees social services in Nipissing is calling for a third party review of mental health and addiction needs for the district. (Sat Apr 21 02:27:26 2018 PDT)

CANADA: From addiction to fatherhood: How one New West resident turned his life around
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royalcityrecord - From addiction to fatherhood: How one New West resident turned his life around Josh Dahling is the 2018 Courage to Come Back award recipient in the addictions category Josh Dahling says if heb d been exposed to the grief counselling provided by the Camp Kerry Society. (Sat Apr 21 02:26:42 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Investigation says Prince was isolated, addicted and in pain
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lethbridgeherald - (US) Investigation says Prince was isolated. Addicted and in pain Investigation says Prince was isolated. (Sat Apr 21 02:21:48 2018 PDT)

CANADA: P.E.I. man gets 390 days after shoplifting spree to support drug habit - Local - News - The Journal Pioneer
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journalpioneer - (US) P.E.I. - A 33-year-old P.E.I. man who went on a spree of shoplifting items ranging from a television to expensive meat to support his drug habit was sentenced to 390 days in jail in provincial court in Charlottetown. (Sat Apr 21 02:19:00 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Teams ramp up for provincials
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burnabynow - Teams ramp up for provincials ... (Sat Apr 21 02:04:25 2018 PDT) [also burnabynewsleader7426]

CANADA: POLICE: Drugs seized; driver charged - Brockville Recorder
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recorder - (Canada) Drug charges after stop He was arrested. (Sat Apr 21 02:03:43 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Sailboat cocaine case delayed again as Crown seeks expert witness
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weyburnreview - Sailboat cocaine case delayed again as Crown seeks expert witness Federal Crown lawyer Glen Scheuer said Thursday the witness will provide the court with expert opinion on criminal organizations and the importation of controlled substances like cocaine. (Fri Apr 20 02:55:31 2018 PDT)

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CANADA: Parliament Hill plays host to last annual marijuana rally before legalization
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weyburnreview - The event marks the last time pot users will flock to the Hill to celebrate cannabis culture in late April before the federal government legalizes recreational marijuana later this summer. (Sat Apr 21 02:46:01 2018 PDT) [also vancourier12102, richmond-news12358, princegeorgecitizen13538, nsnews11686, royalcityrecord12647]

CANADA: Marijuana smoke-in on Vancouver beach attracts thousands
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vancourier - Marijuana smoke-in on Vancouver beach attracts thousands VANCOUVER b The 24th annual 4-20 rally on Vancouver's Sunset Beach drew a crowd long before pot smokers were expected to light up at 4:20 p.m. (Sat Apr 21 02:43:52 2018 PDT) [also vancourier8640, richmond-news9632, richmond-news8896, princegeorgecitizen10812, princegeorgecitizen9586, nsnews8960, nsnews8224, royalcityrecord9921, royalcityrecord9185]

CANADA: North Van pot shop rules hazy following public hearing
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vancourier - North Van pot shop rules hazy following public hearing Marijuana store owners ask city council to let them stay open as temporary measure The fate of how pot shops in the City of North Vancouver will be regulated remains hazy this week after council voted to put off making a decision. (Sat Apr 21 02:43:52 2018 PDT) [also nsnews8507]

CANADA: Newfoundland and Labrador cannabis enthusiasts celebrate last illegal 4-20, they hope - News - The Telegram
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thetelegram - (US) They hope The inside of the Puffin Hutt on Water Street was hazy Friday afternoon. About 80 cannabis enthusiasts were in the lounge. (Sat Apr 21 02:39:49 2018 PDT) [also thetelegram11574]

CANADA: Miracle drug or the devil's lettuce? Take the pot quiz
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princegeorgecitizen - The seedy reputation of weed is changing - quickly. : Washington Post illustration by Aaron Steckelberg. States have a variety of regulations governing marijuana use. : Washington Post illustration by Aaron Steckelberg. " today's pot is stronger. : Washington Post illustration by Aaron Steckelberg. (Sat Apr 21 02:32:51 2018 PDT)

CANADA: and#8216;Salt in a racist wound': Why it's never just and#8216;smoking weed for fun' for black people, but and#8216;smoking weed and breaking the law' - National Post
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nationalpost - (US) Sister Kate a b pot-loving feminist.b And As Canada and several regions in the United States move closer to cannabis legalization b Canada is set to become the first G7 country to legalize marijuana at a national level. While medicinal marijuana is legal in 28 states and recreational use is lawful in eight b there seems to be a steady stream of reporting on ordinary citizens finding ingenious ways to profit f... (Sat Apr 21 02:25:48 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Marijuana's 4/20 holiday tied to rise in fatal car crashes - National Post
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nationalpost - (US) S 4/20 holiday tied to rise in fatal car crashes ! National Post Marijuana's 4/20 holiday tied to rise in fatal car crashes Whether pot was involved in any April 20 crashes is not known. (Sat Apr 21 02:25:48 2018 PDT)

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CANADA: Ontario Tory Leader Doug Ford says he's 'dead against' safe injection sites - Regional - News - Cape Breton Post
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capebretonpost - (US) Ontario Tory Leader Doug Ford says he's 'dead against' safe injection sites ! Regional ! News ! Cape Breton Post Ontario Tory Leader Doug Ford says he's 'dead against' safe injection sites ! Regional ! News ! Cape Breton Post Ontario Tory Leader Doug Ford says he's 'dead against' safe injection sites Doug Ford says he is "dead against" safe injection sites and believes the focus should be on drug rehabilitati... (Sat Apr 21 02:06:14 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Liberals reject party proposal to decriminalize all drugs - Toronto Sun
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torontosun - (US) The Trudeau government is rejecting a call from its own backbenchers to decriminalize all illicit drug use in Canada &mdash. (Thu Apr 19 02:45:06 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Needle exchange program demand spikes - North Bay Nugget
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nugget - (Canada) The health unit is now seeing an average of 120 needle exchange clients per month. (Wed Apr 18 02:29:32 2018 PDT)

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