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fr.canoe - (US) Les publicitis anti-marijuana sont basies sur la science ... (Sat Nov 22 10:46:37 2014 PST)

Pembroke Daily Observer
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thedailyobserver - (Canada) Five people from the area have been charged after police searched a Pembroke residence for drugs. (Sat Nov 22 09:01:34 2014 PST)

CANADA: Conditional sentence for Spruce drug trafficker - Spruce Grove Examiner
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sprucegroveexaminer - (Canada) He was subsequently charged with drug trafficking and possessing the proceeds of a crime. (Sat Nov 22 02:59:15 2014 PST)

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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada will not be participating in Health Canada's upcoming anti-drug educational campaign targeted at young Canadians. (Sat Nov 22 02:23:17 2014 PST)

CANADA: 'Revolution' may be a tired word, but Russell Brand has struck a chord - The Globe and Mail
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Growing pains: Inside a Colorado recreational marijuana store ... (Sat Nov 22 02:23:17 2014 PST)

CANADA: Too fat, too thin? The Calipers of Shame are always on the hunt - The Globe and Mail
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theglobeandmail - (Canada) A cronut burger is not a gateway drug. (Sat Nov 22 02:23:17 2014 PST)

Red Deer Parents Charged With Running Cocaine Lab
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huffingtonpost - (US) Marijuana and drug-related paraphernalia were seized along with $40000 in cash. (Fri Nov 21 22:31:36 2014 PST)

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CANADA: B.C. and federal governments disagree on new rules for medicinal marijuana - Georgia Straight, Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
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straight - Licence holders will only be allowed to purchase dried cannabis via mail order. Licence holders will only be allowed to purchase dried cannabis via mail order from a small number of large-scale producers. (Sat Nov 22 02:22:48 2014 PST)

Enertopia and Lexaria Launch Medical Advisory Board
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stockhouse - (Canada) Lexaria Corp (LXRP) have launched a formal Medical Advisory Board to educate and advocate on behalf of all those who have medical needs that may be able to be met through the understanding and use of medical marijuana or through the use of cannabidiol (CBD) extracted from Industrial Hemp. (Thu Nov 20 05:17:00 2014 PST)

Prominex Provides Further Update on Its Activities in Medical Marijuana and ...
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stockhouse - (Canada) Prominex Provides Further Update on Its Activities in Medical Marijuana and Hemp Industries Prominex Provides Further Update on Its Activities in Medical Marijuana and Hemp Industries Prominex Provides Further Update on Its Activities in Medical Marijuana and Hemp Indus... (Wed Nov 19 18:16:51 2014 PST)

Prominex Resource Corp.: Update on Activities in Medical Marijuana and Hemp ...
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marketwired - (Canada) B that it is not a licensed producer. (Tue Nov 18 06:47:10 2014 PST)

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winnipegsun - (Canada) A 2010 memo to health care professionals from Health Canada indicated "Fentanyl is to be used only in patients who require continuous around-the-clock opioid analgesia for an extended period of time.". (Sat Nov 22 16:46:33 2014 PST)

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stcatharinesstandard - (Canada) A former Oregon beauty pageant winner is facing drug charges after she was arrested in a drug bust at a Salem hotel where police found cocaine. (Sat Nov 22 13:01:54 2014 PST) [also thewhig8363]

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theglobeandmail - (Canada) Vancouver addicts soon to receive prescription heroin - The Globe and Mail Scott MacDonald gives a tour of Vancouverb s Providence Crosstown Clinicwhich will begin administering prescription heroin next week. (Sat Nov 22 09:01:34 2014 PST)

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reddeeradvocate - Two children rescued from drug house in police bust ... (Sat Nov 22 02:53:24 2014 PST)

CANADA: Meth addict had chance but failed
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therecord - (US) Meth addict had chance but failed KITCHENER b A woman who made and spent counterfeit cash to fuel a crystal meth addiction was sentenced to a year in jail Friday morning. (Sat Nov 22 02:32:54 2014 PST)

CANADA: McMaster's Lionel Sanders travelled back from addiction and near death to become a star triathelete
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thespec - (US) Lionel had slipped into a quagmire of drug abuse and was emotionally adrift before he rediscovered running in 2009. (Sat Nov 22 02:28:21 2014 PST)

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straight - Prescription heroin to hit Vancouver streets in a first for North America Vancouver doctors are about to begin prescribing prescription heroin for the first time anywhere in North America outside of an academic study. (Sat Nov 22 02:22:48 2014 PST)

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CANADA: Seniors could be key to medical marijuana initiative in Florida; some call the drug a godsend - Neepawa Press
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neepawapress - Seniors could be key to medical marijuana initiative in Florida; some call the drug a godsend - Neepawa Press Seniors could be key to medical marijuana initiative in Florida; some call the drug a godsend - Neepawa Press Seniors could be key to medical marijuana initiative in Florida; some call the drug a godsend - Neepawa Press ... (Sat Nov 22 02:43:48 2014 PST)

CANADA: B.C. and federal governments disagree on new rules for medicinal marijuana - Georgia Straight, Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
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straight - Licence holders will only be allowed to purchase dried cannabis via mail order. Licence holders will only be allowed to purchase dried cannabis via mail order from a small number of large-scale producers. (Sat Nov 22 02:22:48 2014 PST)

Marijuana Goes Mainstream
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stockhouse - (Canada) Las Vegas in what was the marijuana industry's biggest event to date by far - the 3 Marijuana Business Conference and Expo. (Fri Nov 21 14:46:42 2014 PST)

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stockhouse - (Canada) Cannabis (MMJ) Goes Mainstream Supreme Pharmaceuticals Builds Massive Medical Marijuana Facility in Canada Las Vegas in what was the marijuana industry's biggest event to date by far - the 3rd annual Marijuana Business Conference and Expo. (Fri Nov 21 14:17:01 2014 PST)

My QP: Why does my child have to smoke his medical marijuana?
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cbc - (Canada) My QP: Why does my child have to smoke his medical marijuana? - Politics - CBC News My QP: Why does my child have to smoke his medical marijuana? (Fri Nov 21 10:39:13 2014 PST)

Enertopia Provides Footage of Planned MMPR Facility
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stockhouse - (Canada) While also interviewing current medical marijuana patients that have been treated with the utmost compassion by Green Canvas. (Thu Nov 20 07:17:04 2014 PST)

Marina Biotech Reports That Partner Mirna Therapeutics Presented Interim ...
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stockhouse - (Canada) Mirna filed its first Investigational New Drug (IND) Application with the U.S. INDUSTRIAL METALS & MINERALS ... (Thu Nov 20 06:02:07 2014 PST)

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CANADA: Prescription heroin to hit Vancouver streets in a first for North America - Georgia Straight, Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
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straight - Where patients are given prescribed heroin as a means of managing their addictions. (Sat Nov 22 02:22:48 2014 PST)

Fentanyl theft prompts Vancouver Police warning over drug that caused rash of ...
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vancouversun - (Canada) Police say an undisclosed quantity of fentanyl patches was stolen on Wednesday from a local pharmacy, along wi... (Fri Nov 21 14:01:58 2014 PST) [also vancouversun12613]

Vancouver Sun
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vancouversun - (Canada) An undisclosed quantity of Metadol (methadone) in liquid and tablet form as well as fentanyl patches were taken from the Chemist Pharmacy on Fraser Street during a robbery early Thursday evening. (Thu Nov 20 23:17:21 2014 PST)

CANADA: Number of Pregnant Women on Narcotic Painkillers, Heroin Doubles, Study Finds - Winnipeg Free Press
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winnipegfreepress - Dependence on these drugs during pregnancy is linked to several increased risks during delivery. "This increase in opioid abuse and dependence in the pregnant population is happening along with that in the general population. Which was five times higher among those with an opioid dependence. (Wed Nov 19 03:29:59 2014 PST)

CANADA: M'Chigeeng promotes wellness through workshops and self care during National Addictions Awareness Week - Manitoulin Expositor
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manitoulin - The goal this year for National Addictions Awareness Week was to have informative sessions while also being supportive of those who have not yet made a change in their substance use and also to those who have made changes. (Wed Nov 19 02:39:54 2014 PST)

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