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UK: Weed-smokers have more sex, apparently - Metro News
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metro - (US) There are reports that weed can contribute to cotton vagina (a fun term for a vagina dryer than the Sahara). (Fri Jan 19 10:10:06 2018 PST)

UK: Cannabis users 'likely to feel alienated and deceived' - Metro News
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metro - (US) Cannabis smokers are likely to feel ‘. (Fri Jan 19 10:10:06 2018 PST)

UK: 13 photos showing how Liverpool John Lennon Airport used to look - Liverpool Echo
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liverpoolecho - The airport now has five million passengers a year - but when it first opened it was little more than a grass strip dealing with five million passengers a year b but when it first opened it was little more than converted farm buildings with a grass strip. (Fri Jan 19 10:08:47 2018 PST)

UK: Liverpool man pulled over in his car by police 'didn't know' he had a child in the boot - Liverpool Echo
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liverpoolecho - Patrick Doran, who didn't have a driving licence or insurance, also had cocaine and cannabis in the vehicle Patrick Doran, who didn't have a driving licence or insurance, also had cocaine and cannabis in the vehicle Police found he also had no third party insurance or driving licence and ... (Fri Jan 19 10:08:47 2018 PST)

UK: Heroin is now second most common drug in Devon, figures reveal - Devon Live
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devonlive - (US) Heroin is now second most common drug in Devon. Figures reveal - Devon Live Heroin is now second most common drug in Devon. (Fri Jan 19 10:03:58 2018 PST)

UK: Devon residents asked if they'll pay extra to have more police on the streets - Devon Live
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devonlive - (US) Drugs dog Holly lands huge cannabis haul in Torquay ... (Fri Jan 19 10:03:58 2018 PST)

UK: Drugs dog Holly lands huge cannabis haul in Torquay - Devon Live
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devonlive - (US) 15 people were searched during the day with numerous cannabis plants located in properties in the town. (Fri Jan 19 10:03:58 2018 PST)

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CANADA: BMO pot financing marks policy shift for Canadian banks - Business - The Telegram
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thetelegram - (US) Announced yesterday that BMO Capital Markets and GMP Securities were leading its $175-million bought deal offering of roughly five million shares. (Fri Jan 19 02:37:52 2018 PST) [also capebretonpost9629]

CANADA: Marijuana firms eye Richmond farms
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richmond-news - Marijuana firms eye Richmond farms New farm greenhouse could switch from vegetables to cannabis Linda McPhail says itb s news to her to hear that a prominent medical marijuana firm is making a play in Richmond to build a 500000-square-foot cultivation space by the end of the year. (Fri Jan 19 02:32:50 2018 PST)

INTERNATIONAL: Israeli marijuana is growing, but exports have nowhere to go - Israel News - Jerusalem Post
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jpost - (US) Israeli marijuana is growing. Exports have nowhere to go - Israel News - Jerusalem Post Israeli marijuana is growing. Exports have nowhere to go Can medical marijuana revive Israelb s kibbutz movement? Now we have a big problem because it will be three months from now and [the growers] still won&rsquo. (Fri Jan 19 01:05:04 2018 PST)

AK: Alaska Journal - Young tries again with legislative fix to marijuana conflict
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alaskajournal - (US) Young has introduced several bills in the last three years to address state-federal marijuana law conflicts but none have ever received a committee hearing. Has co-sponsored about seven bills since 2015 that relate to protections for states that have legalized use of marijuana. (Thu Jan 18 18:07:49 2018 PST)

TOP: California pot: Smoke 'em (or eat 'em) if you can get 'em - Hartford Courant
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courant - (US) Though it has eased criminal penalties for use of the drug since the 1970s and was the first state to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes in 1996. (Thu Jan 18 14:12:43 2018 PST)

TOP: Marijuana patients who want to pack heat in Pa. should buy guns before registering for the drug
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philly - (US) Marijuana patients who want to pack heat in Pa. should buy guns before registering for the drug ... (Thu Jan 18 14:04:31 2018 PST)

TOP: Cannabis commission picks firms to track marijuana plants and license applications - The Boston Globe
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bostonglobe - (US) Cannabis commission picks firms to track marijuana plants and license applications - The Boston Globe Cannabis commission picks firms to track marijuana plants and license applications - The Boston Globe Cannabis commission picks firms to track marijuana plants and license applications - The Boston Globe Cannabis commission picks firms to track marijuana plants and license applications - The Boston Globe Cann... (Thu Jan 18 14:03:33 2018 PST)

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TOP: Marijuana patients who want to pack heat in Pa. should buy guns before registering for the drug
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philly - (US) Marijuana patients who want to pack heat in Pa. should buy guns before registering for the drug ... (Thu Jan 18 14:04:31 2018 PST)

OR: Deschutes County tackles water use for pot farms; County meets with water users, managers to discuss possible rule changes
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bendbulletin - Deschutes County tackles water use for pot farms; County meets with water users, managers to discuss possible rule changes Deschutes County addresses agriculture rules around cannabis Marijuana Marijuana Opioids addiction Opioids ad... (Wed Jan 17 21:16:41 2018 PST)

OR: Deschutes County addresses agriculture rules around cannabis; County commission meets with Oregon agriculture official
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bendbulletin - Growing cannabis is an agricultural activity. Said during the meeting there are 72 licensed hemp growers in Oregon. Both numbers are expected to rise quickly in the upcoming year. (Wed Jan 17 21:16:41 2018 PST) [also bendbulletin13624]

TOP: Hemp-infused wine to hit store shelves in Dallas-Fort Worth - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
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star-telegram - (US) Hemp-infused wine to hit store shelves in Dallas-Fort Worth ! Fort Worth Star-Telegram Customer Service Other Voices Public Notices Hemp in wine? b Hemp seed oil is good for so many things. (Wed Jan 17 14:10:47 2018 PST)

TOP: Weatherford motorist faces charges in Fort Worth fatal crash - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
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star-telegram - (US) Customer Service Other Voices Public Notices A Weatherford man faces charges in a weekend traffic death of a Fort Worth ... (Wed Jan 17 14:10:47 2018 PST)

TOP: Dwight Evans first Pa. congress member to cosponsor Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act
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philly - (US) Dwight Evans first Pa. congress member to cosponsor Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act Cannabis Coverage: Some fans of Trump and pot feel allegiances go up in smoke Cannabis Coverage Dwight Evans first Pa. congress member to cosponsor Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act When it comes to legalizing marijuana Congressman Dwight Evans (D-Pa.) is b one thousand percent on board.b He formerly served on ... (Wed Jan 17 14:04:31 2018 PST)

[2]: Self styled healer 'Dr Ganja' nabbed by cops
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thesundaily.my - (Malaysia) Yaba pills and 2630620 Eramin 5 pills) were seized from the beginning of the year. (Wed Jan 17 11:13:31 2018 PST)

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CANADA: Marijuana firms eye Richmond farms
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richmond-news - Marijuana firms eye Richmond farms New farm greenhouse could switch from vegetables to cannabis Linda McPhail says itb s news to her to hear that a prominent medical marijuana firm is making a play in Richmond to build a 500000-square-foot cultivation space by the end of the year. (Fri Jan 19 02:32:50 2018 PST)

INTERNATIONAL: Israeli marijuana is growing, but exports have nowhere to go - Israel News - Jerusalem Post
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jpost - (US) Israeli marijuana is growing. Exports have nowhere to go - Israel News - Jerusalem Post Israeli marijuana is growing. Exports have nowhere to go Can medical marijuana revive Israelb s kibbutz movement? Now we have a big problem because it will be three months from now and [the growers] still won&rsquo. (Fri Jan 19 01:05:04 2018 PST)

AK: Alaska Journal - Young tries again with legislative fix to marijuana conflict
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alaskajournal - (US) Young has introduced several bills in the last three years to address state-federal marijuana law conflicts but none have ever received a committee hearing. Has co-sponsored about seven bills since 2015 that relate to protections for states that have legalized use of marijuana. (Thu Jan 18 18:07:49 2018 PST)

TOP: New Mexico 5th graders accidentally ate marijuana edibles at school, principal says - The State
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thestate - (US) For that matter b long to figure out why the students were reeling last Thursday: Four fifth-graders had just unwittingly eaten medical marijuana candies that belonged to one of the studentb s parents. (Thu Jan 18 14:20:21 2018 PST) [also star-telegram7134]

TOP: Jacksonville lawyer sold $800 ID card claiming it would keep clients from getting arrested for marijuana - Jacksonville News, Sports and Entertainment - jacksonville.com
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jacksonville - (US) To post outside their homes indicating they were cultivating marijuana. They were arrested and charged with manufacture of cannabis. (Thu Jan 18 14:15:11 2018 PST)

TOP: California pot: Smoke 'em (or eat 'em) if you can get 'em - Hartford Courant
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courant - (US) Though it has eased criminal penalties for use of the drug since the 1970s and was the first state to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes in 1996. (Thu Jan 18 14:12:43 2018 PST)

TOP: Officials: 5th grader mistakenly gave pot candy in school - tbo.com
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tbo - Officials: 5th grader mistakenly gave pot candy in school ! tbo.com Officials: 5th grader mistakenly gave pot candy in school (AP) Officials at a... (Thu Jan 18 14:09:51 2018 PST)

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TOP: Cannabis commission picks firms to track marijuana plants and license applications - The Boston Globe
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bostonglobe - (US) Cannabis commission picks firms to track marijuana plants and license applications - The Boston Globe Cannabis commission picks firms to track marijuana plants and license applications - The Boston Globe Cannabis commission picks firms to track marijuana plants and license applications - The Boston Globe Cannabis commission picks firms to track marijuana plants and license applications - The Boston Globe Cann... (Thu Jan 18 14:03:33 2018 PST)

[2]: West Ocean City medical marijuana dispensary set for January opening
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delmarvanow - (US) All but clearing theB path toward opening its doors.B The West Ocean City business is one of two dispensaries on track to open in Senate District 38. The Odachowskis' dispensary is tucked into a strip mall on Route 50. (Thu Jan 18 11:13:21 2018 PST)

CANADA: Sydney man facing new drug charges after police raid - Local - News - Cape Breton Post
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capebretonpost - (US) Sydney man facing new drug charges after police raid ! Local ! News ! Cape Breton Post Sydney man facing new drug charges after police raid The two commercial properties are operated by Cape Breton Medical Cannabis (CBMC). (Thu Jan 18 02:05:31 2018 PST) [also capebretonpost9437]

OR: Plans for marijuana initiative in Joseph, Enterprise revised - - Wallowa County Chieftain
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wallowa - (US) Plans for marijuana initiative in Joseph, Enterprise revised - - Wallowa County Chieftain Plans for marijuana initiative in Joseph, Enterprise revised ... (Wed Jan 17 22:31:15 2018 PST)

OR: State catches some Oregon pot retailers selling to minors
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statesmanjournal - (US) State catches some Oregon pot retailers selling to minors The state agency in charge of regulating recreational marijuana sales says a number of Oregon retailers have been caught selling marijuana to minors. (Wed Jan 17 22:29:52 2018 PST)

OR: West Coast Cannabis Groups Band Together To Protect Interests - Jefferson Public Radio
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ijpr - (US) Washington and California It was an Obama-era legal memo that allowed states to legalize cannabis with minimal interference from federal authorities. (Wed Jan 17 21:57:28 2018 PST)

FL: States Are Legalizing Marijuana, But It's Still Off-Limits For Troops - WUSF News
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wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu - (US) States Are Legalizing Marijuana. It's Still Off-Limits For Troops ! WUSF News States Are Legalizing Marijuana. (Wed Jan 17 19:39:44 2018 PST)

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CANADA: BMO pot financing marks policy shift for Canadian banks - Business - The Telegram
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thetelegram - (US) Announced yesterday that BMO Capital Markets and GMP Securities were leading its $175-million bought deal offering of roughly five million shares. (Fri Jan 19 02:37:52 2018 PST) [also capebretonpost9629]

CANADA: Marijuana firms eye Richmond farms
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richmond-news - Marijuana firms eye Richmond farms New farm greenhouse could switch from vegetables to cannabis Linda McPhail says itb s news to her to hear that a prominent medical marijuana firm is making a play in Richmond to build a 500000-square-foot cultivation space by the end of the year. (Fri Jan 19 02:32:50 2018 PST)

CANADA: Ottawa looking at amnesty for pot possession convictions: Goodale - National Post
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nationalpost - (US) The Liberal government is looking at the possibility of amnesty for people with pot possession convictions once marijuana is legalized. (Fri Jan 19 02:24:26 2018 PST)

INTERNATIONAL: Israeli marijuana is growing, but exports have nowhere to go - Israel News - Jerusalem Post
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jpost - (US) Israeli marijuana is growing. Exports have nowhere to go - Israel News - Jerusalem Post Israeli marijuana is growing. Exports have nowhere to go Can medical marijuana revive Israelb s kibbutz movement? Now we have a big problem because it will be three months from now and [the growers] still won&rsquo. (Fri Jan 19 01:05:04 2018 PST)

AK: Alaska Journal - Young tries again with legislative fix to marijuana conflict
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alaskajournal - (US) Young has introduced several bills in the last three years to address state-federal marijuana law conflicts but none have ever received a committee hearing. Has co-sponsored about seven bills since 2015 that relate to protections for states that have legalized use of marijuana. (Thu Jan 18 18:07:49 2018 PST)

TOP: California pot: Smoke 'em (or eat 'em) if you can get 'em - Hartford Courant
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courant - (US) Though it has eased criminal penalties for use of the drug since the 1970s and was the first state to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes in 1996. (Thu Jan 18 14:12:43 2018 PST)

TOP: Billionaire drug executive with Chicago ties is charged with bribing doctors to prescribe opioid - Orlando Sentinel
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orlandosentinel - (US) Billionaire drug executive with Chicago ties is charged with bribing doctors to prescribe opioid - Orlando Sentinel Billionaire drug executive with Chicago ties is charged with bribing doctors to prescribe opioid John Kapoor has been charged with leading a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors and pharmacists to overprescribe an opioid pain drug made by another company he founded. (Thu Jan 18 14:07:22 2018 PST)

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UK: Cannabis users 'likely to feel alienated and deceived' - Metro News
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metro - (US) Cannabis smokers are likely to feel ‘. (Fri Jan 19 10:10:06 2018 PST)

TOP: California pot: Smoke 'em (or eat 'em) if you can get 'em - Hartford Courant
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courant - (US) Though it has eased criminal penalties for use of the drug since the 1970s and was the first state to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes in 1996. (Thu Jan 18 14:12:43 2018 PST)

OR: Portland Sportswriters Once Shamed Black Athletes for Smoking Pot. What Do They Say Now? - Willamette Week
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wweek - (US) Is that a business I really want to be in. Some of the most prominent "scandals" of those five years involved players getting caught with weed: Players whose only crime was enjoying a little grass were routinely lumped in with the kind of genuine terror that Patterson inflicted on the people in his life. (Wed Jan 17 22:32:39 2018 PST)

[2]: Recreational Marijuana Articles, Photos, and Videos - Baltimore Sun
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baltimoresun - (US) Videos - Baltimore Sun Recreational Marijuana AG Frosh joins call for allowing banks to support medical marijuana Frosh and other state attorneys general want Congress to support legislation that would open the banking system to the medical or recreational marijuana business in states where those industries are legal. (Wed Jan 17 11:15:44 2018 PST)

CANADA: Outlaw motorcycle gangs growing in Halifax area, more officers needed: RCMP - The Chronicle Herald
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thechronicleherald - The RCMP's request cites a number of other reasons more officers are needed, including the upcoming legalization of cannabis, and an increase in mental health calls and cyber... (Wed Jan 17 02:15:44 2018 PST)

TOP: Barack Obama Articles, Photos, and Videos - The Morning Call
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mcall - (US) Encouraging them to enforce federal pot laws even where states have legalized the drug. (Mon Jan 15 14:20:58 2018 PST)

TOP: Legalization of marijuana for adults poses problems for people dealing with teens - Chicago Tribune
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chicagotribune - (US) Recreational marijuana is now legal in California. Teenagers will have trouble understanding that they shouldn't use it. Teens may also have easier access to the drug as recreational pot shops start to open. (Sun Jan 14 14:01:38 2018 PST)

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UK: Liverpool man pulled over in his car by police 'didn't know' he had a child in the boot - Liverpool Echo
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liverpoolecho - Patrick Doran, who didn't have a driving licence or insurance, also had cocaine and cannabis in the vehicle Patrick Doran, who didn't have a driving licence or insurance, also had cocaine and cannabis in the vehicle Police found he also had no third party insurance or driving licence and ... (Fri Jan 19 10:08:47 2018 PST)

UK: Heroin is now second most common drug in Devon, figures reveal - Devon Live
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devonlive - (US) Heroin is now second most common drug in Devon. Figures reveal - Devon Live Heroin is now second most common drug in Devon. (Fri Jan 19 10:03:58 2018 PST)

CANADA: Law and Order
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manitoulin - (Canada) On December 7, members of the UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service conducted a vehicle stop in the Little Current area and seized a quantity of suspec... (Fri Jan 19 02:21:46 2018 PST)

CANADA: Fort McMurray man may seek to have charges moved from Newfoundland to Alberta - Local - News - The Telegram
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thetelegram - (US) The drug bust resulted in the seizure of various amounts of what is believed to be cocaine. (Thu Jan 18 02:38:25 2018 PST)

CANADA: Charlottetown company signs agreement with province for supply of cannabis - Local - News - The Journal Pioneer
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journalpioneer - (US) Is expanding his Charlottetown facility next year to meet the demand for medical marijuana as well as recreational marijuana once it is legalized. (Thu Jan 18 02:18:45 2018 PST)

CANADA: Sydney man facing new drug charges after police raid - Local - News - Cape Breton Post
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capebretonpost - (US) Sydney man facing new drug charges after police raid ! Local ! News ! Cape Breton Post Sydney man facing new drug charges after police raid The two commercial properties are operated by Cape Breton Medical Cannabis (CBMC). (Thu Jan 18 02:05:31 2018 PST) [also capebretonpost9437]

OR: Olympic Athletes Can Now Legally Use CBD - Willamette Week
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wweek - (US) A traditionally strict drug-testing agency is now allowing cannabidiol CBD. All types of cannabis were prohibited. is removing CBD from its list of banned substances The agency has determined that CBD does not have the potential to enhance sport performance. (Wed Jan 17 22:32:39 2018 PST)

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