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CANADA: News and entertainment blog - Georgia Straight Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
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intelligencer - (Canada) Daltrey halts show to scold pot smoker The Who star Roger Daltrey lost his cool at a gig in Long Island, New York on Wednesday and halted the... (Sun May 24 02:03:22 2015 PDT)

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winnipegfreepress - Kelly Clarkson isn't a pothead - Winnipeg Free Press Kelly Clarkson isn't a pothea... (Sat May 23 03:29:11 2015 PDT)

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torontosun - (Canada) Sandro Lisi cleared of drug dealing charges He underwent rehab and was able to work through his addiction and dependency issues. (Sat May 23 03:13:10 2015 PDT)

CANADA: Three men, one woman from Quebec face drug charges in Saskatoon - News - The Prince Albert Daily Herald
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paherald.sk - (US) One woman from Quebec face drug charges in Saskatoon SASKATOON - Four people from Quebec are facing drug charges after a Saskatoon Integrated Drug Enforcement Street Team investigation. (Sat May 23 02:54:21 2015 PDT) [also mjtimes.sk.ca11939]

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thespec - (US) Rolling up the grass: Southern California says goodbye to the lawn Workers remove grass from the sprawling lawn at Arcadia city councilman Tom Beck's home in drought stricken California "I have mixed emotions. (Sat May 23 02:26:41 2015 PDT)

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whistlerquestion - Drug agents surrounded the house of the senator-elect wanted by the United States in a nearly 20-year-old heroin deal that was the alleged basis for the TV hit "Orange is the New Black.". (Sun May 24 03:14:04 2015 PDT) [also neepawapress13769]

CANADA: Drug agency puts Nigerian senator-elect wanted in US for drug dealing under house arrest - News - The Prince Albert Daily Herald
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paherald.sk - (US) Nigeria - Nigerian drug agents have arrested a senator-elect wanted by the United States in a nearly 20-year-old heroin deal that was the basis for the TV hit "Orange is the New Black.". (Sun May 24 02:58:04 2015 PDT) [also journalpioneer14970, news113011258]

CANADA: Magnitude-4.8 quake in rural Nevada is felt 100 miles away in Vegas, closes busy highway ramp - Society - The Prince Albert Daily Herald
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paherald.sk - (US) Magnitude-4.8 quake in rural Nevada is felt 100 miles away in Vegas, closes busy highway ramp - Society - The Prince Albert Daily Herald Magnitude-4.8 quake in rural Nevada is felt 100 miles away in Vegas, closes busy highway ramp There were no immediate reports of da... (Sun May 24 02:58:04 2015 PDT) [also capebretonpost15415]

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sanfordherald - (Canada) A year-long drug investigation that netted 25 arrests, a boatload of cash and nearly 20,000 grams (more than 40 pounds’ worth) of drugs was a real coup for the Lee County Sheriff’s Department’s Drug Enforcement Division. The arrests were the culmination of a lot of work for a group of law ... (Sun May 24 02:16:33 2015 PDT)

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whistlerquestion - Police seize cocaine and ketamine in package at courier company in Toronto Police say they found one kilogram of ketamine b which Page says is often used as a date-rape drug b wrapped in vacuum-sealed bags with paprika on Wednesday afternoon. (Sat May 23 03:27:49 2015 PDT)

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CANADA: Water focal point of pot facility protest in Whonnock Friday
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mrtimes - Water focal point of pot facility protest in Whonnock Friday The rally was organized in opposition to the proposed Tantalus Labs medical marijuana greenhouse operation. (Sat May 23 02:35:14 2015 PDT)

CANADA: Former Halifax principal gets conditional discharge in marijuana case - The Chronicle Herald
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herald.ns - Former Halifax principal gets conditional discharge in marijuana case ! The Chronicle Herald Former Halifax principal gets conditional discharge in marijuana case A former Halifax school principal given a conditional discharge Thursday after pleading guilty to possession of marijuana is still employed by the Halifax regional school board. (Sat May 23 02:25:32 2015 PDT) [also herald.ns.ca22560, herald.ns.ca10032]

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cbc - (US) Proposed marijuana grow-op will overtax water supply. (Fri May 22 22:16:25 2015 PDT)

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cbc - (US) Proposed marijuana grow-up will overtax water supply. (Fri May 22 22:01:36 2015 PDT)

Missouri governor commute's man's sentence for pot offenses
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elkharttruth - (Canada) Gives man serving life for pot offenses chance for parole (AP) b A Missouri man sentenced to life without parole for marijuana-related offenses is eligible for parole Friday after Gov. (Fri May 22 15:31:59 2015 PDT)

CANADA: Pot should be legalized to reduce harms: CAMH - Victoria News
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vicnews - Pot should be legalized to reduce harms: CAMH - Victoria News Pot should be legalized to reduce harms: CAMH TORONTO - Canada's largest mental health and addiction treatment and research centre is calling for the legalization of marijuana. (Fri May 22 02:57:07 2015 PDT)

CANADA: Pot buyers club backs regulation - Victoria News
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vicnews - Pot buyers club backs regulation - Victoria News Pot buyers club backs regulation The Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club is throwing its support behind the City of Victoria's efforts to regulate the increasing amount of marijuana shops in town. (Fri May 22 02:57:07 2015 PDT)

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CANADA: Pot should be legalized to reduce harms: CAMH - Victoria News
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vicnews - Pot should be legalized to reduce harms: CAMH - Victoria News Pot should be legalized to reduce harms: CAMH TORONTO - Canada's largest mental health and addiction treatment and research centre is calling for the legalization of marijuana. (Fri May 22 02:57:07 2015 PDT)

CANADA: Injecting sanity in drug debate - Duhaime - Columnists - Opinion - Toronto Sun
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torontosun - (Canada) Supreme Court hears heroin site debate Tory ban on heroin for addicts in study breaches international ethics: CMAJ Top court to rule on B.C. drug-injection site Appeals to close drug injection site 'disgraceful': Nurses union Supreme Court to hear heroin site debate Bags of heroin labelled 'Obamacare' seized by Massachusetts police While everybody is talking about Rob Ford smoking crack. (Wed May 20 02:51:10 2015 PDT)

CANADA: Tory ban on heroin for addicts in study breaches international ethics: CMAJ - Ca
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torontosun - (Canada) The government breached international ethical standards when it made a policy change that will cut access to heroin for addicts who were receiving it as part of a clinical trial. (Wed May 20 02:51:10 2015 PDT)

CANADA: Tories kick off Public Service Week with sick day crackdown - Canada - News - To
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CANADA: Feds to toughen rules for drug-injection sites - Canada - News - Toronto Sun
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torontosun - (Canada) Feds to toughen rules for drug-injection sites ! Canada ! News ! Toronto Sun Feds to toughen rules for drug-injection sites Legalized injection sites recommended for Toronto and Ottawa Say no to drug injection sites Feds won't rule out approving new injection sites Russian surgeon arrested for taking heroin from patient's stomach Feds introduce tough new rules for 'safe injection sites' Tory ban on heroin... (Wed May 20 02:51:10 2015 PDT)

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