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Daily Mail
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dailymail - (UK) MILLION are confiscated by the coast guard in the biggest Atlantic haul for nearly 20 yearsB 4.2 tons of cocaine worth an estimated $125 MILLION are confiscated by the coast guard in the biggest Atlantic haul for nearly 20 yearsB About 4.2 tons of cocaine. (Mon Feb 27 18:46:22 2017 PST)

CBS46 News Atlanta
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cbs46 - (US) Sessions: More violence around pot than 'one would think' - CBS46 News Sessions: More violence around pot than 'one would think' WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Justice Department will try to adopt "responsible policies" for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws and he believes violence surrounds sales of the drug in the U.S. (Mon Feb 27 18:31:34 2017 PST)

Vail Daily News
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vaildaily - (US) Sessions: More violence around pot than b one would thinkb ! VailDaily.com Marijuana Marijuana Sessions: More violence around pot than b one would thinkb WASHINGTON b The Justice Department will try to adopt "responsible policies" for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws. (Mon Feb 27 18:31:34 2017 PST)

FL: Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com - Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander
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captivacurrent - (US) Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Is... (Mon Feb 27 18:24:00 2017 PST)

FL: Clinics catering to medical marijuana growing in Southwest Florida
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naplesnews - (US) Clinics catering to medical marijuana growing in Southwest Florida Medical clinics catering to medical cannabis seekers have begun opening in Southwest Florida. (Mon Feb 27 18:17:56 2017 PST)

FL: Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - Fortmyersbeachtalk.com - Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer.
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fortmyersbeachtalk - (US) Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - Fortmyersbeachtalk.com ! Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer. (Mon Feb 27 18:13:18 2017 PST)

NBC4 Washington
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nbcwashington - Big Cuts Elsewhere Nearly half of federal prisoners are in custody for drug offenses. The cases prosecutors were pursuing involved more serious crimes. " warned at his January confirmation hearing that illegal drugs were bringing "violence. (Mon Feb 27 18:02:33 2017 PST)

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FL: Looking to a Bright Future of Marijuana Business Banking: GAC
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cutimes - (US) Banking legal marijuana businesses was still too taboo of a topic for credit unions to discuss in a formal meeting. (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST) [also cutimes9159]

FL: Georgia lawmakers scramble ahead of midterm deadline - Bradenton Herald
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bradenton - (US) A group of senators have taken steps to ease off on the punishments for possession of marijuana. (Mon Feb 27 18:18:49 2017 PST)

CO: The Journal - taxonomy
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cortezjournal - Ku Klux Klan recruiting members in Grand Junction — A national campaign to recruit members to the Ku Klux Klan reached Grand Junction, with fliers distributed in at least three... ... (Mon Feb 27 16:11:19 2017 PST)

The Pharma Letter (registration)
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thepharmaletter - (UK) Broome County suing pharmaceutical companies for role in heroin epidemic Broome County suing pharmaceutical companies for role in heroin epidemic (Mon Feb 27 14:46:35 2017 PST)

TOP: Erie County sues drugmakers over 'addictive and dangerous' painkillers - The Buffalo News
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buffalonews - (US) "They have created a whole nation of addicts by stating publicly that these drugs were not addictive and were quite safe. When we knew they were very addictive and dangerous.". (Mon Feb 27 14:21:45 2017 PST)

TOP: New weed sellers want you to swap chamomile for cannabis - Orlando Sentinel
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orlandosentinel - (US) Legal marijuana sales are projected to grow to $18 billion in the next four years from $7 billion. A small group of companies are racing to give legitimacy to their products by adopting segmentation techniques to broaden marijuana's appeal. A Chicago lawyer's journey from mortgages to medical marijuana It turns out a law degree is just as helpful in launching a medical marijuana business as it is dealing with... (Mon Feb 27 14:14:46 2017 PST)

TOP: DHS memo proposed using up to 100,000 Guard troops to round up immigrants
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freep - (US) "The department is not considering mobilizing the National Guard. The memo was written on the same day President Trump issued an executive order directing federal agencies to "employ all lawful means to ensure the faithful execution of the immigration laws of the United States against all removable aliens."B It is addressedB to the then-heads of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. (Mon Feb 27 14:12:15 2017 PST)

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intolerance will save the kids (drug war propaganda themes 5 6 and 7.)

The Hill
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thehill - (UK) Sessions: Ib m b not a fanb of marijuana expansion ! TheHill Sessions: Ib m b not a fanb of marijuana expansion b Most of you know I probably donb t think America is going to be a better place when more people of all ages and particularly young people start smoking pot. (Mon Feb 27 18:02:33 2017 PST)

Fresno Bee
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fresnobee - (US) Department of Justice to crack down on violators of federal pot laws in states where recreational pot is legal. Many medical marijuana companies are currently looking to expand into providing pot for recreational use. Cities that have embraced the cannabis industry may lose a significant revenue source. (Mon Feb 27 16:39:26 2017 PST)

Washington Post
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Washington Post - (US) The Trump administrationb s nonsensical stance on marijuana - The Washington Post The Trump administrationb s nonsensical stance on marijuana A marijuana leaf is displayed at Canna Pi medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle. (Mon Feb 27 13:01:14 2017 PST)

Can marijuana ease the opioid epidemic?
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mankatofreepress - (US) Sabulski is among nearly 14000 patients in New York state who are certified to use medical marijuana for one of 10 conditions. A 2016 study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that states with medical marijuana laws had 25 percent fewer opioid overdose deaths than states that do not have medical marijuana laws. (Mon Feb 27 07:39:58 2017 PST)

Increased availability of marijuana means more parent questions for pediatricians
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aappublications - The topic is especially relevant now that more states have passed laws to legalize both recreational use of marijuana for adults and medicinal marijuana for both children and adults. (Mon Feb 27 04:46:33 2017 PST)

Stuff.co.nz
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stuff - (US) Former All Blacks lock Ali Williams were charged for attempting to buy three vials of cocaine from a pair of drug dealers. (Sun Feb 26 23:16:50 2017 PST)

OR: White House says DOJ may crackdown on rec pot use - KPTV - FOX 12
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kptv - (US) White House says DOJ may crackdown on rec pot use - KPTV - FOX 12 White House says DOJ may crackdown on rec pot use The federal government may soon begin cracking down on recreational marijuana use, even in states ... (Sun Feb 26 21:58:56 2017 PST)

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NBCNews.com
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nbcnews - A Justice Department spokesman said only that Sessions' move "returns discretion to the professionals at BOP who are in the best position to evaluate their needs.". (Mon Feb 27 18:31:34 2017 PST) [also kvoa7209]

FL: Georgia lawmakers scramble ahead of midterm deadline - Bradenton Herald
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bradenton - (US) A group of senators have taken steps to ease off on the punishments for possession of marijuana. (Mon Feb 27 18:18:49 2017 PST)

Fresno Bee
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fresnobee - (US) Department of Justice to crack down on violators of federal pot laws in states where recreational pot is legal. Many medical marijuana companies are currently looking to expand into providing pot for recreational use. Cities that have embraced the cannabis industry may lose a significant revenue source. (Mon Feb 27 16:39:26 2017 PST)

NEWS.com.au
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news - (US) The War on Drugs in the Philippines When children as young as four were killed in drug raids. (Mon Feb 27 15:01:14 2017 PST)

TOP: Is Inland area bucking statewide trend in heroin overdoses? - Press Enterprise
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pe - (US) Is Inland area bucking statewide trend in heroin overdoses? - Press Enterprise Is Inland area bucking statewide trend in heroin overdoses? Found during a probation search is pictured in this undated file photo. (Mon Feb 27 14:26:05 2017 PST)

TOP: Drug treatment boost would lead to release of Wisconsin inmates
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jsonline - (US) Hundreds ofB prisoners could get treatment for drug abuse and an early release from prison if successful, under Gov. Drug treatment boost would lead to release of Wisconsin inmates Hundreds ofB prisoners could get treatment for drug abuse and an early release from prison if successful, under Gov. ... (Mon Feb 27 14:17:42 2017 PST)

TOP: Funding slash threatens Lynn drug program as the city has uptick in fatal overdoses - The Boston Globe
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bostonglobe - (US) Opioids are believed to have claimed 11 lives in Lynn in 2017 as of Friday. (Mon Feb 27 14:09:35 2017 PST)

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dissent against the drug war

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FL: Looking to a Bright Future of Marijuana Business Banking: GAC
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cutimes - (US) Banking legal marijuana businesses was still too taboo of a topic for credit unions to discuss in a formal meeting. (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST) [also cutimes9159]

FL: CU Times Online Exclusive: Marijuana Business Banking in 2017
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cutimes - (US) CU Times Online Exclusive: Marijuana Business Banking in 2017 Despite growing acceptance of medica... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

CBS46 News Atlanta
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cbs46 - (US) Sessions: More violence around pot than 'one would think' - CBS46 News Sessions: More violence around pot than 'one would think' WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Justice Department will try to adopt "responsible policies" for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws and he believes violence surrounds sales of the drug in the U.S. (Mon Feb 27 18:31:34 2017 PST)

Vail Daily News
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vaildaily - (US) Sessions: More violence around pot than b one would thinkb ! VailDaily.com Marijuana Marijuana Sessions: More violence around pot than b one would thinkb WASHINGTON b The Justice Department will try to adopt "responsible policies" for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws. (Mon Feb 27 18:31:34 2017 PST)

FL: Clinics catering to medical marijuana growing in Southwest Florida
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naplesnews - (US) Clinics catering to medical marijuana growing in Southwest Florida Medical clinics catering to medical cannabis seekers have begun opening in Southwest Florida. (Mon Feb 27 18:17:56 2017 PST)

News On 6
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newson6 - (US) Verdigris police say technology in their patrol cars turned a traffic stop into a meth and marijuana bust. When the officer got back to his car, Shackelford said he had a feeling Williams was up to something whil... (Mon Feb 27 18:16:08 2017 PST)

NBC4 Washington
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nbcwashington - Big Cuts Elsewhere Nearly half of federal prisoners are in custody for drug offenses. The cases prosecutors were pursuing involved more serious crimes. " warned at his January confirmation hearing that illegal drugs were bringing "violence. (Mon Feb 27 18:02:33 2017 PST)

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The Diamondback
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dbknews - (US) Whether the speaker was Richard Nixon or Bill Clinton. (Mon Feb 27 18:02:33 2017 PST)

TOP: For tweeter-in-chief, an on the job crash course in civics
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freep - (US) This was the black robeB crowd in high dudgeon, slapping theB new president down in the same language justices of the Rehnquist Court had used to remind President Richard Nixon that it was the judiciary, not the White House, that got to decide whether a subpoena for incrim... (Mon Feb 27 14:12:15 2017 PST)

RollingStone.com
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rollingstone - John Fleming once slammed as "the worst piece of legislation ever." (Mon Feb 27 12:40:44 2017 PST)

INTERNATIONAL: strategier Archives - Drugnews
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drugnews.nu - (Europe) TvC% patienter ska fC% medicinsk cannabis Men legalisering och C6kad fC6rskrivning av lC$kemedel C$r knappast lC6sningen pC% problemet. Och mC$ngden cannabis som stoppades tredubblades till nC$ra 1,4 ton. ... (Mon Feb 27 01:02:02 2017 PST)

INTERNATIONAL: KDU: ologiskt att legalisera - Drugnews
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drugnews.nu - (Europe) KDU: ologiskt att legalisera - Drugnews TvC% patienter ska fC% medicinsk cannabis KDU: ologiskt att legalisera Kristdemokraternas ungdomsfC6rbund tycker systerfC6rbunden ... (Mon Feb 27 01:02:02 2017 PST)

INTERNATIONAL: LEGALIZE? Archives - Drugnews
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drugnews.nu - (Europe) LEGALIZE? TvC% patienter ska fC% medicinsk cannabis LEGALIZE? NEW YORK Med en helsidesannons i lC6rdagens B New York Times inledde organisationen SAM, Smart approaches to Marijuana, sin kampanj mot legalisering a... (Mon Feb 27 01:02:02 2017 PST)

Detroit Free Press
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freep - (US) Oakland County medical marijuana case comes at key moment An Oakland County judge's dismissal of a criminal case involving medical marijuana could have statewide implications An Oakland County judge's dismissal of a criminal case involving medical marijuana could have statewide implications Oakland County medical marijuana case comes at key moment An Oakland County judge's dismissal of a criminal case involvi... (Sun Feb 26 21:39:17 2017 PST)

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Which would health consumers prefer: Opioids or cannabis?
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emaxhealth - Was it opioids and other medications or cannabis. The experiment was the first of a kind that allowed patients access to pain and other medications as well as cannabis/ Zach Walsh who co-authored the study said in a press release: This study is one of the first to track medical cannabis use under the new system of licensed producers. (Mon Feb 27 16:39:26 2017 PST)

CO: Colorado Springs Independent - Comment Archives - stories - News - Marijuana News
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csindy - (US) Olympic City or Pot City....we have medical MJ on every other corner because 95% of our population must have cancer or other painful medical issues that can't be alleviated with normal meds. Now we have idiots who want Opium dens. SB17-063 is a worthless sop to the industry from two of the legislators who voted to re-felonize cannabis in 2013 (and it will not pass). (Mon Feb 27 16:07:47 2017 PST)

Pain News Network
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Pain News Network - (US) 95 percent said cannabis was very effective at treating their symptoms and 63 percent reported using cannabis as a substitute for opioids. 95 percent said cannabis was very effective at treating their symptoms and 63 percent reported using cannabis as a substitute for opioids. (Mon Feb 27 14:39:33 2017 PST)

Pass the pot: UBC Okanagan study shows patients choose cannabis over prescription pain killers
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infotel - (US) The study focused on more than 250 patients who were prescribed medical cannabis for chronic pain. (Mon Feb 27 12:40:44 2017 PST)

Given the choice, patients will reach for cannabis over prescribed opioids
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Given the choice, patients will reach for cannabis over prescribed opioids - (US) Patients will reach for cannabis over prescribed opioids ! YubaNet Given the choice. (Mon Feb 27 08:39:26 2017 PST)

Is Colorado's homeless surge tied to marijuana legalization?
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Is Colorado's homeless surge tied to marijuana legalization? - Is Colorado's homeless surge tied to marijuana legalization? ! US news ! The Guardian Cannabis Is Colorado's homeless surge tied to marijuana legalization? (Mon Feb 27 03:31:16 2017 PST)

Charleston Post Courier
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postandcourier - (US) Older Americans are increasingly turning to pot to treat their aches and pains. Medical marijuana is stored in a safe inside the room of Marcia Dunetz. (Sun Feb 26 21:39:17 2017 PST)

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FL: Sessions: Existe mas violencia ligada a la marihuana de lo que uno creeria - El Nuevo Herald
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elnuevoherald - (US) Sessions: Existe mC!s violencia ligada a la marihuana de lo que uno creerC-a ! El Nuevo Herald Sessions: Existe mas violencia ligada a la marihuana de lo que uno... (Mon Feb 27 18:48:27 2017 PST)

RadioWest
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kuer - (US) If it were legalized. Is one of several bills introduced this session to create a plan for possible medical marijuana legalization in Utah in the future. (Mon Feb 27 18:39:17 2017 PST)

FL: Marijuana Industry Updates
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cutimes - (US) Marijuana Industry Updates We've covered every angle on the legalized marijuana industry. ... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

FL: Credit Unions Adapt to Pot Regulations
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cutimes - (US) Because the recreational use of marijuana is a federal crime. (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

FL: Survey: Oregon Consumers OK with Credit Unions Serving Legal Pot Stores
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cutimes - (US) Survey: Oregon Consumers OK with Credit Unions Serving Legal Pot Stores Credit Unions Adapt to Pot Regulations Several Washington state credit unions f... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

FL: Looking to a Bright Future of Marijuana Business Banking: GAC
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cutimes - (US) Banking legal marijuana businesses was still too taboo of a topic for credit unions to discuss in a formal meeting. (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

FL: CU Times Online Exclusive: Marijuana Business Banking in 2017
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cutimes - (US) CU Times Online Exclusive: Marijuana Business Banking in 2017 Despite growing acceptance of medica... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

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