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Toronto Sun
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torontosun - (Canada) Jaguars' Justin Blackmon arrested, admits to smoking blunt Blackmon (above), a former first-round pick by the team, was arrested for the third time on Wednesday night, this time charged with marijuana... (Thu Jul 24 20:31:34 2014 PDT)

The Province
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theprovince - (Canada) Vancouver police search illegal marijuana store called Weeds Vancouver police have searched a store called "Weeds" in East Vancouver. (Thu Jul 24 19:39:21 2014 PDT)

Vancouver police say 'Weeds' store an illegal marijuana operation
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570news - (Canada) Store an illegal marijuana operation They allege it was an illegal marijuana store. (Thu Jul 24 15:16:50 2014 PDT)

The Post - Ontario
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thepost.on - (Canada) Nearly $75,000 in cash and drugs was seized by police, including methamphetamine, marijuana and several stacks of $20 bills. Nearly $75,000 in cash and drugs was seized by police, including methamphetamine, mari... (Thu Jul 24 11:01:47 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Snoop Dogg says he smoked pot in the White House bathroom -- without Obama
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thespec - (US) The implication was that President Obama was not there when the rapper toked up. (Thu Jul 24 02:35:23 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Oak Bay Police arrest two for cocaine trafficking - Victoria News
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vicnews - Oak Bay Police arrest two for cocaine trafficking - Victoria News Oak Bay Police arrest two for cocaine trafficking Oak Bay Police have arrested a 39-year-old Saanich resident and a 38-year-old Langford resident for trafficking cocaine. (Thu Jul 24 02:29:27 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Mounties find crack cocaine after raid of Chilliwack apartment - Chilliwack Times
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chilliwacktimes - Mounties say crack cocaine appeared to have been cooked at the unit. (Thu Jul 24 02:15:24 2014 PDT)

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CANADA: Snoop Dogg says he smoked pot in the White House bathroom -- without Obama
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thespec - (US) The implication was that President Obama was not there when the rapper toked up. (Thu Jul 24 02:35:23 2014 PDT)

Next Gen Looks for Acquisitions in the Medical Marijuana Industry, CEO Clip Video
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stockhouse - (Canada) Next Gen is a diversified Canadian public company which focuses on investing in the Medical Marijuana. (Tue Jul 22 16:16:41 2014 PDT)

Naturally Splendid Establishes 100% Owned US-Subsidary in Colorado
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stockhouse - (Canada) Colorado became the first US state to open recreational marijuana stores and became the first place in the world where marijuana will be regulated from seed to sale. (Tue Jul 22 01:17:07 2014 PDT)

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Arizona inmate was given two doses of drugs in drawn-out execution
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) A death row inmate took 25 minutes to die and reportedly convulsed and gasped for breath in January after he was injected with a deadly sedative-painkiller mix of midazolam and hydromorphone. (Thu Jul 24 19:01:36 2014 PDT)

Canadian scientist Frances Kelsey, who spurred FDA reforms, turns 100
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globalnews - Form of OxyContin pills making its way from Canada to U.S. despite ban ... (Thu Jul 24 14:32:02 2014 PDT)

'Bath salts' trafficker handed record 8-year sentence
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cbc - (Canada) The Crown prosecutor said she was satisfied with the sentence imposed by the judge b as bath salts are considered a schedule I substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. (Thu Jul 24 14:01:56 2014 PDT)

Northern Daily News
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northernnews - (Canada) Kirkland Lake OPP have charged a man and woman each with possession of a controlled substance for the pPurpose of trafficking. (Thu Jul 24 11:01:47 2014 PDT)

Toronto Star
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thestar - (Canada) It took so long for Wood to die after receiving an injection of midazolam combined with hydromorphone that his attorneys had time to file an emergency appeal asking officials to save his life as the drugs apparently failed to fully take hold. ... (Thu Jul 24 08:01:40 2014 PDT)

CTV News
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ctvnews - (Canada) OxyContin and Opana are displayed for a photograph in California in January 2013. (Thu Jul 24 07:31:49 2014 PDT)

Padres' Cameron Maybin suspended 25 games for drugs
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cbc - (Canada) Outfielder tested positive for amphetamine San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was suspended for a positive drug test on Wednesday. (Thu Jul 24 07:02:14 2014 PDT)

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Vancouver Sun
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vancouversun - (Canada) Vancouver police search illegal marijuana shop Police say they received reports that weed was being purchased at Jim's Weeds Lounge then sold to neighbourhood youth VANCOUVER b Police searched what they called an illegal East Vancouver marijuana shop Thursday afternoon after receiving reports that weed was being purchased at the store then sold to neighbourhood youth. (Thu Jul 24 19:39:21 2014 PDT)

VPD say 'Weeds' store an illegal marijuana operation
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news1130 - (Canada) Store an illegal marijuana operation Police raid marijuana dispensary in East Vancouver They allege it was an illegal marijuana store. (Thu Jul 24 19:31:32 2014 PDT)

Jim's Weeds medical marijuana store raided by Vancouver police
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cbc - (Canada) Jim's Weeds medical marijuana store raided by Vancouver police - British Columbia - CBC News Jim's Weeds medical marijuana store raided by Vancouver police Police say they received reports East Vancouver store was illegally selling pot . (Thu Jul 24 16:39:10 2014 PDT) [also cbc.ca10835]

Port Moody council backs medical pot production
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tricitynews - There are 13 "big box" medical marijuana grow facilities across Canada. Six of which are in B.C. (Thu Jul 24 15:47:09 2014 PDT)

Medical marijuana: Wait for the smoke to clear before investing
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Medical marijuana: Wait for the smoke to clear before investing The stock market is no place for the medical marijuana industry b at least until companies can show investors they wonb t get burned b according to one of the largest Canadian growers operating in the new sector. (Thu Jul 24 15:47:09 2014 PDT) [also theglobeandmail15715]

Watch List - IDGlobal Corp (OTCMKTS:IDGC), Primco Management Inc (OTCBB ...
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techsonian - (US) Letter of Intent (LOI) recently; to begin the due diligence process with an established Medical Marijuana grower in Vancouver BC, Canada. The company has been growing Medical Marijuana for 5 years. The company has been growing Medical Marijuana for 5 ye... (Thu Jul 24 13:16:44 2014 PDT)

Are Supervisors Able To Assess Impairment? Drug Driving Decision Suggests So
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mondaq - (UK) A driver was found guilty of driving while impaired by marijuana. Glassy eyes and the smell of marijuana was coming from the vehicle. (Thu Jul 24 07:02:14 2014 PDT)

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CANADA: 7 suspected heroin overdoses prompt warning - Chilliwack Times
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chilliwacktimes - Chilliwack Times 7 suspected heroin overdoses prompt warning VANCOUVER - Vancouver police are asking local drug users to use the services of a well-known. (Thu Jul 24 02:15:24 2014 PDT)

Anti-cancer drug romidepsin found to awaken hidden copies of HIV
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cbc - (Canada) Nurses and drug addiction Watch the full documentary, Sister Morphine Naloxone, safe injection si... (Wed Jul 23 14:32:13 2014 PDT) [also cbc.ca9425]

CANADA: Supervised injection clinics for drug addicts make neighbourhoods safer - The Globe and Mail
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Richard Chenery injects heroin he bought on the street at the Insite safe injection clinic in Vancouver May 11, 2011. Montrealb s public-health department wants t... (Wed Jul 23 02:24:52 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Audit targets agency running renowned Vancouver supervised-injection site - The Globe and Mail
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Audit targets agency running renowned Vancouver supervised-injection site - The Globe and Mail People wait outside Onsite, a twelve-bed detox unit located next to Insite supervised injection site run by the Portland Hotel Society, in the Downtown Eastside in Vancouver, British Columbia, Thursday, Novembe... (Wed Jul 23 02:24:52 2014 PDT)

CANADA: Video: Should Toronto and Ottawa host safe injection sites? - The Globe and Mail
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Video: Should Toronto and Ottawa host safe injection sites? - The Globe and Mail What supervised injection sites can teach Canada about health and drug addiction What supervised injection sites can teach Canada about ... (Wed Jul 23 02:24:52 2014 PDT)

Supervised injection site in Sydney, Australia aims to prevent drug overdose ...
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Australia aims to prevent drug overdose deaths They are waiting for the non-descript door across the street. To be unlocked so they can go inside and inject the drugs that are burning holes in their pockets b heroin in one case. (Tue Jul 22 00:17:26 2014 PDT) [also theglobeandmail15423]

Vancouver Sun
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vancouversun - (Canada) Sale and distribution of marijuana are criminal offences in Canada. This is happening even though under provincial law. Naturopaths and psychologists are not allowed to prescribe cannabis. (Mon Jul 21 20:02:08 2014 PDT)

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