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ctvnews - (Canada) Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad's marijuana ... (Mon Feb 27 12:02:15 2017 PST) [also mykawartha8513]

CANADA: Wasaga residents' group keeps up fight against potential hydro sale
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simcoe - (US) Wasaga residents' group keeps up fight against potential hydro sale Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad's marijuana Pediatrici... (Mon Feb 27 03:09:57 2017 PST)

CANADA: Life in Kawartha Region
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mykawartha - (US) A marijuana joint is rolled in San Francisco. (Mon Feb 27 02:59:02 2017 PST) [also therecord5448, thespec4575]

CANADA: Every dose is a potential killer
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therecord - (US) Every dose is a potential killer Technology Spotlight Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad's marijuana Every dose is a potential killer WATERLOO REGION &mdash. (Mon Feb 27 02:35:11 2017 PST)

CANADA: Life in Orangeville
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orangeville - (US) Have you been wondering if that black bear spotted near Orangeville last... FILE - ... (Mon Feb 27 02:04:07 2017 PST)

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stcatharinesstandard - (Canada) Catharines street crimes unit assisted in a traffic stop that was conducted in Niagara Falls where one man was arrested after a large amount of marijuana was found in the vehicle. (Sun Feb 26 16:16:16 2017 PST)

CBC.ca
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cbc - (US) Story of 2C-B shows challenges facing health and law enforcement officials Police say 2C-B is behind six overdoses in Prince Albert. (Sun Feb 26 05:03:51 2017 PST)

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cbc - (US) The federal government is set to legalize and regulate marijuana. How should Saskatchewan regulate marijuana sales once the federal legislation is passed? Pot enforcement won't change until marijuana is legalized. Says Regina police chief Pot enforcement won't change until marijuana is legalized. (Thu Feb 23 06:01:10 2017 PST)

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CANADA: Health Canada's position on opioid Tramadol indefensible: doctor
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thetelegram - Health Canada's position on opioid Tramadol indefensible: doctor OTTAWA b It is indefensible that Health Canada has failed to register the opioid Tramadol under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. (Mon Feb 27 03:14:39 2017 PST)

CANADA: Fentanyl trafficking presents new challenges for police, experts say
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thetelegram - Illicit drugs have always been a problem in port cities. Experts say the emergence of highly potent synthetic opioids that are fuelling British Columbia's overdose crisis are slipping through borders in new ways. (Mon Feb 27 03:14:39 2017 PST)

CANADA: Toronto police seize 62 kilograms of cocaine in $6.5-million drug bust - National Post
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news.nationalpost - (US) Toronto police seize 62 kilograms of cocaine in $6.5-million drug bust ! National Post Toronto police seize 62 kilograms of cocaine in $6.5-million drug bust Police searched their vehicles, retrieving about 33 kilograms of cocaine. Police also recovered another 29 kilograms of co... (Mon Feb 27 02:46:37 2017 PST)

CANADA: Toronto cocaine arrest after man carrying two kilos stopped at Pearson - National Post
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news.nationalpost - (US) Was nabbed after guards swabbed his belongings and got a positive test for cocaine. (Mon Feb 27 02:46:37 2017 PST)

CANADA: Pearson and#8216;poop' blast and#8216;falling out of the sky' hits Mississauga homes - National Post
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news.nationalpost - (US) Man with two kilos of cocaine taped to his legs arrested at Pearson, Canadian Border Services Agency says ... (Mon Feb 27 02:46:37 2017 PST)

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CANADA: Yahoo - It's a potent - and illegal - psychedelic that police say is behind six drug overdoses in Prince Albert. (Mon Feb 27 02:39:05 2017 PST)

CANADA: Opioid crisis hits home - The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around Lethbridge
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lethbridgeherald - (US) Opioid crisis hits home - The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around Lethbridge Opioid crisis hits home And that’s just one of the hard facts about fentanyl, a street drug that killed more than 340 Albertans last year. And it’s created an epidemic that’s overwhelmed A... (Mon Feb 27 02:38:33 2017 PST)

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Company caught selling tainted marijuana can't trace source of contamination
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Company caught selling tainted marijuana canb t trace source of contamination - The Globe and Mail Cured flowers of cannabis intended for the medical marijuana market are seen at a facility on April 14. Cured flowers of cannabis intended for the medical marijuana market are seen at a facility on April 14. (Mon Feb 27 09:16:21 2017 PST)

CBC.ca
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cbc - (US) 'You can lose everything': Tenant's medical marijuana grow-op costs landlord insurance ... (Mon Feb 27 03:01:05 2017 PST) [also cbc.ca10892]

CANADA: Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad's marijuana
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mykawartha - (US) A marijuana joint is rolled in San Francisco. The American Academy of Pediatrics is highlighting warnings about marijuana's potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot use. (Mon Feb 27 02:59:02 2017 PST) [also mississauga10525, therecord10292, thespec10080, muskokaregion10739, orangeville10508]

CANADA: Willie, Whoopi launch pot brands - Orillia Packet and Times
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orilliapacket - (Canada) The children of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and comedian Whoopi Goldberg are just a few of the growing number of celebrities publicly jumping into the marijuana industry and eyeing the California pot market. Which is expected to explode after voters legalized the recreational use of weed. (Mon Feb 27 02:56:44 2017 PST) [also nugget.ca8423, thewhig8648, fortmcmurraytoday9764, stthomastimesjournal10088, timminspress9222, dailyheraldtribune9812, recorder.ca8627, intelligencer.ca9154]

CANADA: Business Cares celebrates one year of support for Huntsville Hospital Foundation
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muskokaregion - (US) Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad's marijuana Pediatricians warn a... (Mon Feb 27 02:44:47 2017 PST) [also muskokaregion8583]

CANADA: Federal take on opioid indefensible: doctor
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muskokaregion - (US) Federal take on opioid indefensible: doctor Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad's marijuana Federal take on opioid indefensible: doctor OTTAWA b It is indefensible that Health Canada has failed to register the opioid Tramadol under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. (Mon Feb 27 02:31:31 2017 PST)

CANADA: Marijuana industry angered by White House reversal
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princegeorgecitizen - Marijuana industry angered by White House reversal The cannabis industry was rattled Thursday after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said he expects the Department of Justice to increase enforcement of federal laws prohibiting recreational pot. (Sun Feb 26 03:12:52 2017 PST)

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CANADA: Every dose is a potential killer
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therecord - (US) Every dose is a potential killer Technology Spotlight Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad's marijuana Every dose is a potential killer WATERLOO REGION &mdash. (Mon Feb 27 02:35:11 2017 PST)

The Globe and Mail
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Mother returns to b The Strip,b Surrey, B.C.b s drug-abuseB b hotspotb - The Globe and Mail Surrey, B.C.b s drug-abuseB b hotspotb The Mississauga resident had never before seen such a concentration of drug use: 50 or 60 people, sickness and addiction b a sense of desperation jarring against the backdrop ... (Sun Feb 26 18:31:14 2017 PST)

CANADA: Almost 100,000 more opioid prescriptions written in 2016 than the year before - The Chronicle Herald
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thechronicleherald - Almost 100000 more opioid prescriptions written in 2016 than the year before ! The Chronicle Herald Almost 100000 more opioid prescriptions written in 2016 than the year before There was a big uptick in the number of methadone prescriptions written last year in Nova Scotia. (Sun Feb 26 02:27:33 2017 PST)

CANADA: NunatsiaqOnline 2005-11-04: NEWSCOMMENTARYEDITORIAL: Mamisarvik offers troubled Inuit a chance to cope
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nunatsiaqonline - (US) Watching a video about how trauma and addictions go hand-in-hand: this is just one of the many activities for clients at the Ottawa-based Mamisarvik Healing Centre during its eight-week treatment and recovery program for trauma and addictions. (Sat Feb 25 02:50:03 2017 PST)

CANADA: B.C. drug users testing positive for deadly opioid carfentanil: health ministry - The Globe and Mail
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) B.C. drug users testing positive for deadly opioid carfentanil: health ministry B.C.b s Health Ministry has confirmed illicit drug users in Metro Vancouver are ingesting a deadly synthetic opioid typically used as an elephant tranquilizer. (Sat Feb 25 02:23:47 2017 PST)

[2]: What is the government doing to tackle the fentanyl crisis? - CTV News
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ctvnews - (Canada) Fentanyl is a powerful painkiller, roughly 100 times more potent than morphine. But Health Minister Jane Philpott argued that there has been progress. ... (Thu Feb 23 23:12:29 2017 PST)

Canada's black market for illicit drug fentanyl booming
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) More communities are sounding the alarm. Illicit fentanyl first appeared in Canada after the prescription painkiller OxyContin was pulled from the market in 2012. OxyContin was popular not only with people who became addicted after their doctors prescribed it but also with heroin users because they could easily snort it like cocaine or inject it like heroin for a quick high. (Thu Feb 23 05:31:07 2017 PST)

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