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Yahoo News Canada (blog) - The federal government could probably just ignore the poll results except they were the ones who commissioned it. "Most of Canada and most of the United States favours legalization and this is going to come to pass. A B.C. pot activist who was recently released from U.S. prison. Told "Most of Canada and most of the United States favours legalization and this is going to come to pass. (Thu Jul 31 10:31:58 2014 PDT)

Sun News Network
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sunnewsnetwork - (Canada) An Ontario family will have plenty to discuss at the next reunion after four members were arrested Wednesday in a drug raid. (Thu Jul 31 10:01:51 2014 PDT)

OH: Political debate over marijuana legalization heats up - Topix
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topix - (US) Political debate over marijuana legalization heats up - Topix Political debate over marijuana legalization heats up Political debate over mariju... (Thu Jul 31 08:53:30 2014 PDT)

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stcatharinesstandard - (Canada) Were each charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. (Thu Jul 31 07:02:04 2014 PDT)

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theobserver - (Canada) A marijuana grinder and a pellet pistol was fined $750 in Sarnia court on Wednesday. (Thu Jul 31 06:47:23 2014 PDT)

Seattle cop issues 80% of city's marijuana tickets in 2014
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cbc - (Canada) Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole said staff reviewing data to prepare the department's first biannual report on marijuana enforcement found that 66 of 83 citations for public pot use were given out by just one officer. (Thu Jul 31 06:47:23 2014 PDT)

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stockhouse - (Canada) What is known is that the introduction of targeted phytocannabinoid formulations. Cannabis therapies can be on the market in 4-6 years versus 10-15 years as is the norm through the Big Pharma pathway. (Thu Jul 31 08:02:18 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Hemp could be next breakthrough crop andrsaquo; The Lethbridge Herald -- myLH.ca
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lethbridgeherald - (US) Hemp could be next breakthrough crop › The Lethbridge Herald – myLH.ca Hemp could be next breakthrough crop Hemp could be positioned as a breakthrough crop for southern Alberta. “We’re very optimistic about the future of industrial hemp.” ... (Wed Jul 30 02:29:51 2014 PDT)

Medical marijuana update: Doctors ignore science, go all 'reefer madness'
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stockhouse - (Canada) The medical marijuana industry is in wait and see mode right now. Aphria and the like debut on the markets. cannabis is harmful to you and we should all be scared of it In an article headlined &lsquo. T seem to have a problem with Oxycontin salesmen and Ritalin hawkers taking doctors on golfing holidays in return for referrals. (Mon Jul 28 16:17:50 2014 PDT) [also stockhouse11256]

ETST Adds Prominent Lawyer, Thomas Hill Wright III, to the Advisory Board to ...
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marketwired - (Canada) III is a partner at the law firm Siegel Siegel & Wright in Boca Raton. "I feel ETST is at the right place at the right time with their advanced High Grade CBD (Cannabidiol) Rich Hemp Oil and I am enthusiastic to be involved with such an emerging health. (Mon Jul 28 10:16:45 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Hemp taking root in area fields andrsaquo; The Lethbridge Herald -- myLH.ca
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lethbridgeherald - (US) Hemp taking root in area fields › The Lethbridge Herald – myLH.ca Hemp taking root in area fields (Sat Jul 26 02:42:08 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Are police becoming less keen on enforcing Canada's pot laws? - The Globe and Mail
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Are police becoming less keen on enforcing Canadab s pot laws? - The Globe and Mail A person smokes marijuana in a Toronto park. New statistics suggest that police are taking a less energetic approach to the enforcement of marijuana laws. (Sat Jul 26 02:31:52 2014 PDT)

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The Province
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theprovince - (Canada) Cocaine overdose: Coroner Lindsey Houghton announces three men associated with the 856 gang have been arrested in connection to a seizure of close to $400000 worth of illicit drugs including methamphetamine. (Thu Jul 31 12:16:54 2014 PDT)

CBC.ca
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cbc - (Canada) Two men have been charged with production of a controlled substance and arson in connection with an explosion in January at a house in Airdrie. (Thu Jul 31 07:17:14 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Charge added to long list against group charged as part of cocaine sting - Local - The Telegram
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thetelegram - (US) All eight were arrested in April after officers seized cocaine. (Thu Jul 31 03:49:38 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Ontario in Simcoe County
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simcoe - (US) Armed Forces member faces drug charges ... (Thu Jul 31 03:46:13 2014 PDT)

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simcoe - (US) Armed Forces member faces drug charges Provincial police say a suspect was arrested on Tuesday after a brief investigation into the alleged sale of controlled substances in the City of Quinte West. (Thu Jul 31 03:46:13 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Red Deer Advocate - Defence is king as offences still try to find footing
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reddeeradvocate - Offence is still MIA in the CFL after last weekend, but many of the games could be used as a non-narcotic cure for insomnia. ... (Thu Jul 31 03:10:38 2014 PDT) [also reddeeradvocate2985]

CANADA: Alleged high-ranking members of 856 Gang in B.C. face drug trafficking charges - News - Prince George Citizen
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princegeorgecitizen - Are facing charges in connection with a drug trafficking investigation. (Thu Jul 31 03:08:04 2014 PDT)

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Justin Trudeau's pot stance in line with 1 in 3 Canadians, poll suggests
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cbc - (Canada) The most popular option was full legalization. Which was supported by 37 per cent of respondents. Support for legalization was highest in British Columbia. (Thu Jul 31 10:16:44 2014 PDT)

If Big Pharma Isn't Nervous, It Should Be
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stockhouse - (Canada) What is known is that the introduction of targeted phytocannabinoid formulations. Cannabis therapies can be on the market in 4-6 years versus 10-15 years as is the norm through the Big Pharma pathway. (Thu Jul 31 08:02:18 2014 PDT)

Toronto Has Two New Medical Marijuana Clinics
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torontoist - (US) Toronto Has Two New Medical Marijuana Clinics ! culture ! Torontoist Toronto Has Two New Medical Marijuana Clinics of Canada This can be vital when it comes to treating medical... (Thu Jul 31 07:17:14 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Rebagliati looking to expand brand into U.S. marijuana markets - Local - Whistler Question
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whistlerquestion - So we're in talks with some growers down in Washington and Colorado to have branded Ross' Gold marijuana cigarettes. The Olympian's vision is to establish a storefront in Whistler. Patients will have the chance to customize their prescription to suit their medical needs. (Thu Jul 31 04:01:31 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Medical pot grow-ops won't get tax break in B.C. - Kelowna Capital News
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kelownacapnews - The B.C. government says medical marijuana companies won't be able to take advantage of a property tax break that was designed for agriculture. (Thu Jul 31 02:28:58 2014 PDT)

Toronto Sun
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torontosun - (Canada) Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole said staff reviewing data to prepare the department's first biannual report on marijuana enforcement found that 66 of 83 citations for public pot use were given out by just one officer. (Wed Jul 30 22:16:44 2014 PDT)

Crashed drone carried contraband aimed at South Carolina prison
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cnews.canoe - (Canada) [Eaze Is 'The Uber Of Pot.] Eaze Is 'The Uber Of Pot,' Whatever That Means ... (Wed Jul 30 20:01:43 2014 PDT)

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CBC.ca
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cbc - (Canada) Pot advocate Marc Emery seeks 'political revenge' against Tories ... (Thu Jul 31 02:16:59 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Life after Oxy: Addiction services see a rise in client numbers
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thespec - (US) Those who are addicted are reaching out for help. They are coming to treatment and counselling centres in record numbers in an attempt to get clean on their own timeline before the scarcity of the addictive opioid forces them into withdrawal. (Sat Jul 26 02:35:34 2014 PDT)

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