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CANADA: Jays slugger to fight STD claim: Agent - BASEBALL - Blue Jays - Sports - Toronto
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CANADA: NunatsiaqOnline 2016-08-23: NEWS: Soda pop re-sellers look for big online profits in Nunavut
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nunatsiaqonline - (US) Which is about nine teaspoons of sugar. Then the evil and greedy people who are taking advantage of the addictions cannot tempt so openly. (Wed Aug 24 02:40:50 2016 PDT)

CANADA: Au CHUM, un derive du cannabis sera mis A l'essai pour contrer la dependance A la cocaA/ne - Le Devoir
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ledevoir - Au CHUM, un dC)rivC) du cannabis sera mis C lb essai pour contrer la dC)pendance C la cocaC/ne ! Le Devoir Au CHUM, un dC)rivC) du cannabis sera mis C lb essai pour contrer la dC)pendance C la cocaC/ne ... (Wed Aug 24 02:15:50 2016 PDT)

CBC.ca
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cbc - (US) "Their ability to do the difficult challenge was unaffected by THC. The rats were also given cannabidiol (CBD). (Tue Aug 23 23:39:48 2016 PDT)

660 News
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660news - (Canada) Now researchers have empirical proof. S the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana and the study determined they were less willing to try a cognitively demanding task. (Tue Aug 23 23:39:48 2016 PDT)

Huffington Post Canada
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huffingtonpost - (US) Whoopi Goldberg: Canadian Expansion Of Menstrual Marijuana Business Will 'Take A Minute' WEED: The New Science of Marijuana Marijuanab s advocates believe the long-maligned plant can enhance lifeb and help deliver people from sickness and pain. (Tue Aug 23 17:01:11 2016 PDT)

CANADA: Canada must examine why it tops opioid-consuming countries in world: Philpott - Surrey Now
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thenownewspaper - Canada must examine why it tops opioid-consuming countries in world: Philpott - Surrey Now Canada must examine why it tops opioid-consuming countries in world: Philpott OTTAWA b Health Minister Jane Philpott says Canada and the U.S. need to examine why they are the top two opioid-gobbling countries in the world. (Tue Aug 23 02:37:46 2016 PDT)

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cbc - (US) Marijuana industry could create 'thousands of jobs' in New Brunswick - CBC News Marijuana industry could crea... (Wed Aug 24 09:01:17 2016 PDT)

CFN Media: MJNA CEO Pens Open Letter to Brazilians, Explains Hemp-Derived CBD and Potential Benefits
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marketwired - (Canada) Download the CFN Media iOS mobile app to access the world of cannabis from your smart phone: CFN Media (CannabisFN) is the leading creative agency and media network dedicated to legal cannabis. (Tue Aug 23 07:39:29 2016 PDT)

Green Cures and Botanical Distribution Announces 20 Acre Land Lease Has Been Finalized
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marketwired - (Canada) GRCU is well on its way to be a part of the major movement in the medical marijuana sector in the cultivation area. (Tue Aug 23 06:39:40 2016 PDT)

CANADA: Order withdrawn to stop cannabidiol treatment - Cranbrook Daily Townsman
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cranbrooktownsman - Alta. - Alberta appears to have stepped back from a fight to stop a four-year-old girl from receiving a marijuana-derived treatment for her seizures. (Fri Aug 19 02:11:35 2016 PDT)

CANADA: Families with epileptic kids upset marijuana treatment seized at border - Cranbrook Daily Townsman
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cranbrooktownsman - Families with epileptic kids upset marijuana treatment seized at border - Cranbrook Daily Townsman Families with epileptic kids upset marijuana treatment seized at border HASH(0xb4b178) Parents of children suffering from epilepsy say a recent move by Canadian border agents to seize shipments of medical marijuana oil from an American company could have a catastrophic effect on their children's health. (Fri Aug 19 02:11:35 2016 PDT)

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torontosun - (Canada) 'To my daughter's drug dealer': A distraught mother's viral Facebook post ! Worl 'To my daughter's drug dealer': A distraught mother's viral Facebook post On the day Ashley Shannon would have turned 28. (Wed Aug 24 07:02:06 2016 PDT)

The Globe and Mail
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Canada lags behind in adopting safer drug for opioid addiction treatment - The Globe and Mail Methadone is the traditional treatment in Canada for patients addicted to opioids such as fentanyl (pictured) here. Provinces are under pressure to improve access to suboxone. (Wed Aug 24 03:47:02 2016 PDT)

CANADA: Doctors 'waking up' to opioid over-prescription problem in Canada: CMPA - Society - The Telegram
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thetelegram - Doctors 'waking up' to opioid over-prescription problem in Canada: CMPA - Society - The Telegram Doctors 'waking up' to opioid over-prescription problem in Canada: CMPA VANCOUVER - The medical profession is waking up to the reality that opioids have been over-prescribed in Canada and is actively searching for solutions. (Wed Aug 24 02:56:22 2016 PDT) [also saanichnews5468]

CANADA: Little if any heroin left in Vancouver, all fentanyl: drug advocates - Saanich News
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saanichnews - People who use illicit drugs in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside say there is virtually no heroin left on the street after it has been pushed out by the cheaper and more potent fentanyl. (Wed Aug 24 02:50:16 2016 PDT)

CANADA: Canada must examine why it tops opioid-consuming countries in world: Philpott - Saanich News
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saanichnews - Canada must examine why it tops opioid-consuming countries in world: Philpott - Saanich News Canada must examine why it tops opioid-consuming countries in world: Philpott OTTAWA b Health Minister Jane Philpott says Canada and the U.S. need to examine why they are the top two opioid-gobbling countries in the world. (Wed Aug 24 02:50:16 2016 PDT)

CANADA: Ontario to stop paying for high-dose opioids in push to reduce addiction - Saanich News
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saanichnews - Ontario to stop paying for high-dose opioids in push to reduce addiction - Saanich News Ontario to stop paying for high-dose opioids in push to reduce addiction Ontario will be the first province to stop paying for high doses of long-acting opioids as part of a push to reduce the "growing problem" of painkiller addiction in the province. (Wed Aug 24 02:50:16 2016 PDT)

CANADA: Made-in-Canada approach to opioid addiction gets nod from prominent medical journal - Saanich News
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saanichnews - Made-in-Canada approach to opioid addiction gets nod from prominent medical journal - Saanich News Made-in-Canada approach to opioid addiction gets nod from prominent medical journal VANCOUVER b A made-in-Canada approach to treating opioid addiction is garnering positive international attention from one of the world's most widely circulated medical publications. (Wed Aug 24 02:50:16 2016 PDT)

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CBC.ca
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cbc - (US) Marijuana industry could create 'thousands of jobs' in New Brunswick - CBC News Marijuana industry could crea... (Wed Aug 24 09:01:17 2016 PDT)

CBC.ca
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cbc - (US) Marijuana plants growing outdoors near Okotoks seized by RCMP - Calgary - CBC News Marijuana plants growing outdoors near Okotoks seized by RCMP Medical marijuana fires up in Calgary Marijuana... (Wed Aug 24 08:16:08 2016 PDT)

MetroNews Canada
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metronews - (US) Is available only to medical marijuana patients in California. (Wed Aug 24 06:46:17 2016 PDT) [also globalnews.ca9868]

Peterborough Examiner
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thepeterboroughexaminer - (Canada) The storefront dispensary for medical marijuana was supposed to open Sept. 1. (Wed Aug 24 05:39:08 2016 PDT)

MetroNews Canada
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metronews - (US) West marijuana dispensary on Tuesday evening. The address belongs to WeeMedical Toronto, a dispensary that stocks b medical marijuana, edibles, pipes, and vaporizers,b according to its Facebook page. The address belongs to We... (Wed Aug 24 03:01:14 2016 PDT)

CANADA: Toronto police say health concerns behind raid of dozens of pot shops, arrests - Victoria News
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vicnews - Police Chief Mark Saunders says 90 people have been arrested and 186 charges laid after officers b accompanied by city municipal licencing and standards officials b executed search warrants at 43 storefront pot shops on Thursday. (Wed Aug 24 03:01:10 2016 PDT)

CANADA: Rats still slackers with medicinal pot: study
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simcoe - (US) Apparent laziness caused by the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana persists even when the same amount of pot's medicinal component is added. (Wed Aug 24 02:53:29 2016 PDT)

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The Globe and Mail
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Canada lags behind in adopting safer drug for opioid addiction treatment - The Globe and Mail Methadone is the traditional treatment in Canada for patients addicted to opioids such as fentanyl (pictured) here. Provinces are under pressure to improve access to suboxone. (Wed Aug 24 03:47:02 2016 PDT)

CANADA: Rats still slackers with medicinal pot: study
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simcoe - (US) Apparent laziness caused by the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana persists even when the same amount of pot's medicinal component is added. (Wed Aug 24 02:53:29 2016 PDT) [also princegeorgecitizen12847, mississauga8582, orangeville8565, metronews.ca12129]

CANADA: Little if any heroin left in Vancouver, all fentanyl: drug advocates - Saanich News
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saanichnews - People who use illicit drugs in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside say there is virtually no heroin left on the street after it has been pushed out by the cheaper and more potent fentanyl. (Wed Aug 24 02:50:16 2016 PDT) [also campbellrivermirror6339]

CANADA: Toronto moves toward safe-injection sites - Parksville Qualicum News
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pqbnews - Toronto moves toward safe-injection sites - Parksville Qualicum News Toronto moves toward safe-injection sites Toronto is joining the growing list of Canadian cities b which includes Ottawa and Montreal b that are moving toward setting up safe-injection sites. (Wed Aug 24 02:43:57 2016 PDT)

CANADA: A primer on Vancouver's safe-injection sites - Parksville Qualicum News
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pqbnews - There are two supervised injection sites in Vancouver. Insite was opened as part of a harm-reduction plan to tackle an epidemic of HIV-AIDS and drug overdose deaths in Vancouver. (Wed Aug 24 02:43:57 2016 PDT)

CANADA: Toronto Board of Health to recommend implementing safe-injection sites - Parksville Qualicum News
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pqbnews - Toronto Board of Health to recommend implementing safe-injection sites - Parksville Qualicum News Toronto Board of Health to recommend implementing safe-injection sites Toronto is joining the growing list of Canadian cities b which includes Ottawa and Montreal b that plan to set up safe-injection sites. (Wed Aug 24 02:43:57 2016 PDT)

The Globe and Mail
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) UBC study finds - The Globe and Mail Marijuana plants are pictured in this Aug. 13. Canadians who want to grow their own medical marijuana for personal use instead of buying it from commercially licensed producers will be able to do so under new rules. (Tue Aug 23 23:39:48 2016 PDT)

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