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iomtoday.co.im - (UK) Fourteen out of the 23 deaths occurring in 2013-2015 were related to opioids. (Sat May 27 00:01:16 2017 PDT)

FL: Greeces-exPM-injured-in-letter-bomb-attack-police-say - Story
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FL: Two men arrested in connection with home invasion robbery
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yoursun - (US) SEBRING b Two men have been arrested following a home invasion robbery apparently spurred by a dispute over a sale of marijuana, authorities said Thursday. (Fri May 26 19:25:26 2017 PDT) [also yoursun6097, yoursun5555]

FL: Florida judge backs two more medical marijuana licenses - Blogs
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orlandoweekly - (US) Florida judge backs two more medical marijuana licenses ! Blogs Florida judge backs two more medical marijuana licenses In a long-awaited decision, an administrative law judge Tuesday... (Fri May 26 19:13:29 2017 PDT)

USPS employee allegedly mailed marijuana out of state
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kiro7 - (US) USPS employee allegedly mailed marijuana out of state ! KIRO-TV USPS employee allegedly mailed marijuana out of state Post Office on lower Queen Anne in Seattle is being investigated for allegedly mailing marijuana out of state dozens of times. (Fri May 26 17:16:13 2017 PDT)

Cannabis eyed as chronic pain reliever
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thechronicleherald - Current strategies are limited. B Busse said. b (Medical cannabis) is something that web re looking at for its potential to treat chronic pain. (Fri May 26 14:39:33 2017 PDT)

NBC2 News
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nbc-2 - (US) The moratorium would mean pushing back the availability of medical marijuana in the Cape until December. 3 Lee County properties eyed for medical marijuana dispensaries Three empty storefronts across Lee County are being looked at for medical marijuana dispensaries. (Fri May 26 14:39:33 2017 PDT)

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drug-war dehumanization

drug users, dehumanized

Defense One
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defenseone - (US) Many Afghanistan and Iraq veterans have contacted the American Legion to relay their personal stories about the efficacy of cannabis in significantly improving their quality of life by enabling sleep. This is why the 2.2 million members of the American Legion are calling on the Trump administration to instruct the Drug Enforcement Agency to change how it classifies cannabis. (Sat May 27 03:39:09 2017 PDT)

6 arrested in bust at suspected Simi drug house
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vcstar - (US) Simi drug house 6 arrested in bust at suspected Simi drug house Six people were arrested and illegal drugs were recovered during the execution of a search warrant at a Simi Valley home early Friday. (Fri May 26 23:01:11 2017 PDT)

OR: Roseburg Search - News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News - KPIC
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kpic - (US) Explosive device components seized Coos County man sentenced to 29 months on drug-related charges Coos Bay woman sentenced to prison on drug charges 'We believe these two were responsible for a lot of meth' Police: Fugitive who skipped out on assault trial a no-show on drug charge SCINT investigation leads to 24-month sentence for man on drug charges Police: Coos Bay man arrested. (Fri May 26 21:54:32 2017 PDT)

OR: OSP team wins work site award - The Dalles Chronicle
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thedalleschronicle - Left to right are: Major Dave Anderson Lori Rosebraugh. The Dalles Area Command of the Oregon State Police has received the Work Site of the Year award from the agencyb s Department Awards Committee. b I believe The Dalles Area Command is unique not only because of the types of activities we were involved in. (Fri May 26 21:26:51 2017 PDT)

FL: 9-year-old with life-threatening illness gets BSO tour -- WSVN 7News - Miami News, Weather, Sports - Fort Lauderdale
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wsvn - (US) (WSVN) - A young boy with a life-threatening illness visited iconic South Florida landmarks and met law enforcement during a much-needed vacation, this week. Despite everything he’s going through, Noah and his loved ones have a lot of hope for the f... (Fri May 26 20:52:09 2017 PDT)

Santa Rosa Press Democrat
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pressdemocrat - (US) The illegal cannabis farm was found hidden on about a half-acre in the Calabazas Creek Open Space Preserve. (Fri May 26 20:31:06 2017 PDT)

TOP: Heroin users' families demand action to reverse overdose trend - The Morning Call
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mcall - (US) He said the addiction is burdening police. Where accidental overdose deaths were reported in more than 30 communities in 2014 and 2015 and show no sign of waning. "We'll never win the war on drugs as long as billions of dollars are being made in the drug trade. (Fri May 26 14:25:45 2017 PDT)

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

FL: Pensacola area providers will use $640K to battle opioid addiction
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pnj - (US) Pensacola area providers will use $640K to battle opioid addiction Local providers are looking for the best ways to use a $640000 federal grant to prevent and treat opiod addiction. (Fri May 26 19:17:35 2017 PDT)

TOP: Heroin's heavy toll on Lehigh Valley families: Parents share their stories - The Morning Call
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mcall - (US) Who has lost her son and daughter who were struggling with heroin addiction. Though each account was different in its details. (Fri May 26 14:25:45 2017 PDT)

TOP: California must resist Jeff Sessions, war on drugs - The Sacramento Bee
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sacbee - (US) The summit was held to offer solutions and strategies for combating the opioid epidemic. Americans know someone who is addicted to heroin or prescription painkillers. (Fri May 26 14:08:18 2017 PDT)

PEOPLE.com
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people - (US) Missouri Mom Births 13 Pound Baby Drug-Free Missouri Mom Gives Birth to 13-Pound Baby Boy Drug-Free: ‘I Thought the Scale Was Broken!’ The family first found out that Finn would be “a bit bigger than normal” at a 20-week ult... (Fri May 26 11:31:08 2017 PDT)

KTLA
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ktla - (US) Oakland-Based Startup Develops Marijuana ‘Breathalyzer’ to Sell to Police Departments ! KTLA Oakland-Based Startup Develops Marijuana ‘Breathalyzer’ to Sell to Police Departments When the governor of Vermont vetoed a marijuana legalization bill this week, he said he was especially worried about stone... (Fri May 26 09:46:12 2017 PDT)

CNB dragnet sees 92 drug offenders arrested
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todayonline - (US) Stuttgart prosecutor targets Bosch in Daimler diesel investigation Indonesia military identifies three graft suspects over helicopter deal Brazilian police make arrests in 'Car Wash' probe British police arrest another man after Manchester attack Trump condemns leaks after UK police stop sharing attack information SINGAPORE b Ninety-two suspected drug offenders were detained during an 11-day dragnet throughou... (Fri May 26 06:16:16 2017 PDT)

FL: WALTON COUNTY MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES - WZEP AM 1460
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wzep1460 - (US) WALTON COUNTY MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES ! WZEP AM 1460 WALTON COUNTY MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES WALTON COUNTY MEDI... (Thu May 25 21:23:22 2017 PDT)

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epidemic of omnipotent drugs

scare parents with tales of irresistible drug-power (themes 4, 5, and 6.)

Irish Times
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irishtimes - (Europe) Around cocaine use The conference was told by Dr Fergal Hickey b the only reason that cocaine doesnb t get the bad press that it should get is that itb s deemed to be a middle-class or upper-class drug.b The introduction of roadside drug testing may be having the inadvertent effect of tackling the b epidemicb of over-the-counter painkiller abuse in Roadside tests for drugs including cannabis. (Sat May 27 08:01:22 2017 PDT)

OR: Just How Terrible Will Trump's New Drug Czar Be? - Ask a Pot Lawyer - Portland Mercury
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portlandmercury - (US) Just How Terrible Will Trumpb s New Drug Czar Be? - Ask a Pot Lawyer - Portland Mercury Ask a Pot Lawyer Just How Terrible Will Trumpb s New Drug Czar Be? (Fri May 26 22:19:13 2017 PDT)

Carbonated.tv (blog)
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carbonated - (US) They now see that it was all just "the art of the deal.". That he was going to combat the ongoing heroin epidemic. (Fri May 26 21:01:39 2017 PDT)

KWQC-TV6
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kwqc - Trumpb s budget dismays families hit by drug addiction crisis In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 photo, Paul Kusiak... (Fri May 26 20:46:09 2017 PDT)

FL: 17 dealers busted in undercover heroin trafficking investigation in Polk County - WFLA.com
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wfla - (US) They wonb t have to track down the presidentb s son-in-law. Multiple law enforcement agencies in Florida are taking a proactive approach to fighting the heroin epidemic in Polk County. (Fri May 26 20:01:07 2017 PDT)

FL: Carlie Brucia's mother dies from heroin overdose in Polk County - WFLA.com
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wfla - (US) Schorpen was found dead in Polk County from a heroin overdose. (Fri May 26 20:01:07 2017 PDT)

FL: Trump budget dismays families hit by opioid addiction crisis
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wesh - (US) That he was going to combat the ongoing heroin epidemic. Is the president's 10-year plan to shrink spending for Medicaid. Some see the moves as a painful betrayal of Americans whose families have been devastated by addiction and trusted the president's repeated pledges to make them a priority once in office. (Fri May 26 19:59:02 2017 PDT)

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  8. dissent attacked

dissent against the drug war

drug reform vs. drug prohibition (propaganda theme 8)

WOODTV.com
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woodtv - (US) Snyder appoints members to Marijuana Licensing Board ! WOODTV.com Snyder appoints members to Marijuana Licensing Board FILE - In this ... (Sat May 27 06:39:22 2017 PDT)

89.3 KPCC
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scpr - (US) Orange County Congressman Rohrabacher is California pot industry's great federal hope ! 89.3 KPCC Orange County Congressman Rohrabacher is California pot industry's great federal hope Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher attends a reception at the Bud and Bloom medical marijuana dispensary in Santa Ana on May 5. Just as California is settling to its position as the largest state to legalize recreational... (Sat May 27 06:39:22 2017 PDT)

CANADA: P.E.I. police seize pills, pot and hash in suspicious package in Queen County
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journalpioneer - (US) P.E.I. police seize pills, pot and hash in suspicious package in Queen County P.E.I. police seize pills, pot and hash in suspicious... (Sat May 27 02:21:38 2017 PDT)

CANADA: City of Vancouver spent $170,000 to police Vancouver's peaceful 4/20 protests - Georgia Straight Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
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straight - (US) Marijuana Marijuana The City of Vancouver spent over $170,000 to police two 4/20 events last month, up by 72 percent from last year's cannabis protest. Cannabis activist Jodie Emery took to Twitter to express her frustration with the city's management of costs, and pointed out the drastic increases for policing in particular. b Jodie Eme... (Sat May 27 02:16:31 2017 PDT)

The Press
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stuff - (US) Are still in NZ Psychoactive substances. Are still in NZ More than two thirds (68.8 per cent) had used cannabis in their lifetime. Where every drug is decriminalised - albeit with a caveat: If you're caught with less than 10 days of any drug - cannabis. (Sat May 27 00:31:27 2017 PDT)

Chicago Tribune
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chicagotribune - (US) Urban was found death in her Hinsdale home the afternoon of May 4, and the DuPage County Coroner said she died from blunt force trauma. home b the upscale suburb's first homicide that authorities could recall b was remembered as a devoted mother and a cancer survivor who worked tirelessly to promote the use of medical marijuana. home b the upscale suburb's first ... (Fri May 26 22:39:34 2017 PDT)

Heavy.com
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heavy - (US) Urban was found with blunt force trauma in her home in early May in Hinsdale. (Fri May 26 22:39:34 2017 PDT)

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infamous drug warriors

89.3 KPCC
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scpr - (US) Orange County Congressman Rohrabacher is California pot industry's great federal hope ! 89.3 KPCC Orange County Congressman Rohrabacher is California pot industry's great federal hope Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher attends a reception at the Bud and Bloom medical marijuana dispensary in Santa Ana on May 5. Just as California is settling to its position as the largest state to legalize recreational... (Sat May 27 06:39:22 2017 PDT)

Defense One
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defenseone - (US) Many Afghanistan and Iraq veterans have contacted the American Legion to relay their personal stories about the efficacy of cannabis in significantly improving their quality of life by enabling sleep. This is why the 2.2 million members of the American Legion are calling on the Trump administration to instruct the Drug Enforcement Agency to change how it classifies cannabis. (Sat May 27 03:39:09 2017 PDT)

OR: Print Edition for April 26, 2017 - Portland Mercury, News, Entertainment, Trouble
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portlandmercury - (US) Cannabis Cannabis Events Cannabis Directory The Oregon Supreme Court Just Neutered a Controversial Police Tactic Reveals the Reach of the War on Drugs Ask a Pot Lawyer Just How Terrible Will Trumpb s New Drug Czar Be? (Fri May 26 22:19:13 2017 PDT) [also portlandmercury10200]

OR: How Can I Keep My Pot Local? - Ask a Pot Lawyer - Portland Mercury
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portlandmercury - (US) A group of local business leaders launched the Craft Cannabis Alliance with the goal of establishing and developing a unique craft cannabis industry that will support and be supported by Oregonians. (Fri May 26 22:19:13 2017 PDT)

WAMC
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wamc - (US) Trump's Budget Proposal Weakens Insurance Coverage For Drug Addiction Treatment ! WAMC Trump's Budget Proposal Weakens Insurance Coverage... (Fri May 26 21:01:39 2017 PDT)

KWQC-TV6
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kwqc - Trumpb s budget dismays families hit by drug addiction crisis In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 photo, Paul Kusiak... (Fri May 26 20:46:09 2017 PDT)

FL: Trump budget dismays families hit by opioid addiction crisis
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wesh - (US) That he was going to combat the ongoing heroin epidemic. Is the president's 10-year plan to shrink spending for Medicaid. Some see the moves as a painful betrayal of Americans whose families have been devastated by addiction and trusted the president's repeated pledges to make them a priority once in office. (Fri May 26 19:59:02 2017 PDT)

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reefer madness

Patch.com
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Patch.com - (US) A package of "Dead Man" synthetic marijuana was found on the scene near Taylor's body. (Fri May 26 18:01:09 2017 PDT)

fox6now.com
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fox6now - (US) S Office is investigating the overnight death of a man who went unresponsive shortly after ingesting probable synthetic marijuana. (Fri May 26 08:46:08 2017 PDT)

Chicago Tribune
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chicagotribune - (US) Cannabis growers and pharmaceutical companies have been making bets on medicinal marijuana providing the next growth source for pain treatment as countries spanning the U.S. (Fri May 26 08:46:08 2017 PDT) [also bloomberg10819]

The Cannabist
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thecannabist - (US) Veterans' medical marijuana resources are expanding across America The Cannabist Show Ask The Cannabist The Cannabist Denver. Are demanding safe access to medical marijuana to treat traumatic brain injury (TBI). Cannabis is listed alongside heroin. (Fri May 26 06:39:40 2017 PDT)

Mic
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Mic - (US) Global Drug Survey 2017: Marijuana and mushrooms are the safest recreational drugs . (Wed May 24 20:16:55 2017 PDT)

Daily Mail
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dailymail - (US) Is marijuana a factor in jihadi murders? ! Daily Mail Online Potheads: DR MAX PEMBERTON asks if marijuana is a factor in jihadi murders as he says the liberal elite who push for looser drug laws should be shamed Potheads: DR MAX PEMBERTON asks if marijuana is a factor in jihadi murders as he says the liberal elite who push for looser drug laws should be shamed Potheads: DR MAX PEMBERTON asks if marijuana is a... (Wed May 24 17:46:11 2017 PDT)

Chicago Sun-Times
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chicago.suntimes - (US) I was given a 30-year sentence for cannabis trafficking as a teenager. (Wed May 24 16:16:15 2017 PDT)

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Irish Times
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irishtimes - (Europe) Around cocaine use The conference was told by Dr Fergal Hickey b the only reason that cocaine doesnb t get the bad press that it should get is that itb s deemed to be a middle-class or upper-class drug.b The introduction of roadside drug testing may be having the inadvertent effect of tackling the b epidemicb of over-the-counter painkiller abuse in Roadside tests for drugs including cannabis. (Sat May 27 08:01:22 2017 PDT)

BBC News
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bbc - (UK) Schapelle Corby: Drug trafficker deported from Bali - BBC News Schapelle Corby: Drug trafficker deported from Bali Bali police escorted Schapelle Corby (C) at an Indonesian parole office Convicted Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby is being deported from Indonesia after nine years in prison and three years on parole. (Sat May 27 07:46:10 2017 PDT) [also bbc4385]

The Cheat Sheet
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cheatsheet - Other Products A young demonstrator takes part in a march calling for the legalization of marijuana in Brazil. ! Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images Marijuana is legal for recreational consumption in Medical marijuana is more widespread. (Sat May 27 07:39:14 2017 PDT)

The US Is Set To Be Left Out Of The $7.2 Billion Marijuana Industry
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The US Is Set To Be Left Out Of The $7.2 Billion Marijuana Industry - The US Is Set To Be Left Out Of The $7.2 Billion Marijuana Industry But his protectionism may get America a truly bad deal when it comes to North Americab s next big market: marijuana. legalize cannabis for recreational uses ( medical marijuana cannabis use for medical and scientific purposes. the US drug war It looks like Americab s businessman president may allow his country to miss out on the cannabis boom. (Sat May 27 07:39:14 2017 PDT)

iPolitics.ca (subscription)
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iPolitics.ca (subscription) - Are the feds giving marijuana marketing a free ride? (Sat May 27 06:46:06 2017 PDT)

WOODTV.com
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woodtv - (US) Snyder appoints members to Marijuana Licensing Board ! WOODTV.com Snyder appoints members to Marijuana Licensing Board FILE - In this ... (Sat May 27 06:39:22 2017 PDT)

89.3 KPCC
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scpr - (US) Orange County Congressman Rohrabacher is California pot industry's great federal hope ! 89.3 KPCC Orange County Congressman Rohrabacher is California pot industry's great federal hope Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher attends a reception at the Bud and Bloom medical marijuana dispensary in Santa Ana on May 5. Just as California is settling to its position as the largest state to legalize recreational... (Sat May 27 06:39:22 2017 PDT)

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