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UK: Five Surrey Police counters across the county to shut at end of March due to 'ongoing budget challenges' - Get Surrey
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getsurrey - The operation was conducted in North Surrey in November to crack down on drug dealing Drug dealer caught in Woodhatch with heroin and cocaine in his underwear jailed. (Fri Jan 19 10:14:57 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)

CANADA: QW methadone proposal opposed - The Community Press
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communitypress - (Canada) Pure methadone in powder form is taken orally once per day. S research study indicated that opiate addiction is a significant concern in the province. (Fri Jan 19 02:08:11 2018 PST)

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AK: KUAC TV 9 - FM 89.9 - KUAC Kids - Alaska Live Features Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Friday at 1 p.m. on KUAC FM (Thu Jan 18 18:25:23 2018 PST)

AK: Governors to President Trump, Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisis
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webcenter11 - (US) Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisis Governors of both parties are calling on Congress and President Donald Trump's administration to provide more money and improve coordination to deal with America's deadly opioid crisis. (Thu Jan 18 18:24:57 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)

CO: Governors to Trump, Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisis - Aurora Sentinel
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aurorasentinel - (US) Governors to Trump, Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisis - Aurora Sentinel Governors to Trump, Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisis "The opioid and heroin epidemic knows no boundaries, and governors across th... (Thu Jan 18 16:00:54 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)

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)

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: New police captain takes the reins at Wilkens Precinct - Baltimore Sun
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baltimoresun - (US) Will address opioids and crime prevention. (Thu Jan 18 14:05:59 2018 PST)

UK: Benefit cheat pocketed UKP#38k while working as a door-to-door collector and care worker - despite claiming he was unfit to work - Stoke Sentinel
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stokesentinel - (US) Eduart Kalemi has been jailed for eight months after the cannabis was uncovered inside the Cobridge home. (Thu Jan 18 10:12:48 2018 PST)

UK: House in Speke tinned up after shooting, drug raids and anti-social behaviour - Liverpool Echo
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liverpoolecho - House in Speke tinned up after shooting, drug raids and anti-social behaviour - Liverpool Echo House in Speke tinned up after shooting, drug raids and anti-social behaviour ... (Thu Jan 18 10:08:50 2018 PST)

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eastoregonian - (US) Marijuana talk looks at legalization ‘oasis’ in Pendleton ... (Wed Jan 17 21:25:54 2018 PST)

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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: Opioid epidemic changing what it means to protect and serve - Opinion - Sun Sentinel
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sun-sentinel - (US) South Florida medical examiners working overtime to keep up with opioid deaths If thereb s anything that could change the perception that law enforcement officers have moved from protecting and serving to soldiering and bullying. (Thu Jan 18 14:09:01 2018 PST)

TOP: Police are divided over naloxone, the anti-overdose drug - Chicago Tribune
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chicagotribune - (US) Between nearby sheriffs in two hard-hit counties in one of the hardest-hit states for drug deaths shows just how elusive solutions are on the front lines of the U.S. opioid crisis. (Thu Jan 18 14:01:25 2018 PST)

OR: Marijuana talk looks at legalization and#x2018;oasis' in Pendleton - Local News - East Oregonian
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eastoregonian - (US) He noted that the industry has brought more than 40 jobs to Pendleton and marijuana-related employment is expected to increase nationwide to 250000 jobs by 2020. (Wed Jan 17 21:25:54 2018 PST)

TOP: Our View - philly.com
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philly - (US) Opioids and guns don't — and shouldn't — mix in Pa.'s emergency declaration Wolf's statewide emergency de... (Wed Jan 17 14:04:31 2018 PST)

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drugnews.nu - (Europe) Per Johansson Heroin LC%nga fC$ngelsestraff fC6r cannabisliga I Kalmar har tvC% omrC%despoliser bC6rjat lC$gga upp videos pC% sociala medier fC6r att informera fC6rC$ldrar om cannabis och ... (Wed Jan 17 12:52:06 2018 PST)

CANADA: Global Voices: Empathy in the face of addiction - canada.com
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o.canada - (US) Mental health and dependence that is too often ignored in favour of judgment or contempt. (Wed Jan 17 02:04:56 2018 PST)

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

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)

UK: Hypnotherapist Max Kirsten launches quit smoking app - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (US) The award-winning British addiction therapist famous for helping celebrities including It is designed to work for quitting cigarettes. (Fri Jan 19 10:02:39 2018 PST)

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: Opioid epidemic changing what it means to protect and serve - Opinion - Sun Sentinel
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sun-sentinel - (US) South Florida medical examiners working overtime to keep up with opioid deaths If thereb s anything that could change the perception that law enforcement officers have moved from protecting and serving to soldiering and bullying. (Thu Jan 18 14:09:01 2018 PST)

TOP: Today's opioid crisis shares chilling similarities with past drug epidemics - Orlando Sentinel
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orlandosentinel - (US) Prompted in part by Vietnam War soldiers who were exposed to it while fighting overseas. President There was an outbreak after the Civil War when soldiers and others became addicted to a new pharmaceutical called morphine. There was an outbreak after the Civil War when soldiers and others became addicted to a new pharmaceutical called morphine. (Thu Jan 18 14:07:22 2018 PST)

TOP: Park Ridge police chief, citizens group call for local educational campaign on opioid use - Park Ridge Herald-Advocate
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chicagotribune - (US) Kaminski said the police department is also addressing opioid addiction through the use of Narcan. (Thu Jan 18 14:01:25 2018 PST)

TOP: Police are divided over naloxone, the anti-overdose drug - Chicago Tribune
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chicagotribune - (US) Between nearby sheriffs in two hard-hit counties in one of the hardest-hit states for drug deaths shows just how elusive solutions are on the front lines of the U.S. opioid crisis. (Thu Jan 18 14:01:25 2018 PST)

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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)

PHILIPPINES: Dumaguete LGU officials undergo drug tests - Region, The Freeman Sections, The Freeman - philstar.com
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philstar - (US) Dumaguete LGU officials undergo drug tests ! Region, The Freeman Sections, The Freeman ! philstar.com Dumaguete LGU officials undergo drug tests CEBU, Philippines b For the first time in Dumaguete City, the local government unit officials and employees had submitted themselves to... (Fri Jan 19 08:02:54 2018 PST)

CANADA: Police arrest couple for stolen car, possession of crystal meth
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weyburnreview - Possession of crystal meth As a result of the stop a 19-year-old male was arrested and is facing charges of possession of marijuana. (Fri Jan 19 02:44:12 2018 PST)

CANADA: CanniMed postpones shareholder meeting to hold talks with Aurora Cannabis - Business - The Telegram
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thetelegram - (US) CanniMed postpones shareholder meeting to hold talks with Aurora Cannabis ! Business ! The Telegram CanniMed postpones shareholder meeting to hold talks with Aurora Cannabis SASKATOON b CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. is postponing a key shareholder meeting to give it time to hold talks with Aurora Cannabis Inc. which has made a hostile takeover offer for the company. (Fri Jan 19 02:37:52 2018 PST)

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)

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)

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TOP: Today's opioid crisis shares chilling similarities with past drug epidemics - Orlando Sentinel
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orlandosentinel - (US) Prompted in part by Vietnam War soldiers who were exposed to it while fighting overseas. President There was an outbreak after the Civil War when soldiers and others became addicted to a new pharmaceutical called morphine. There was an outbreak after the Civil War when soldiers and others became addicted to a new pharmaceutical called morphine. (Thu Jan 18 14:07:22 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)

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drugnews.nu - (Europe) Per Johansson Heroin LC%nga fC$ngelsestraff fC6r cannabisliga I Kalmar har tvC% omrC%despoliser bC6rjat lC$gga upp videos pC% sociala medier fC6r att informera fC6rC$ldrar om cannabis och ... (Wed Jan 17 12:52:06 2018 PST)

OH: Former Renacci running mate backs Mike DeWine in governor's race - Cleveland.com - Discussion on Topix
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topix - [Murray was most recently U.S.] Former Renacci running mate backs Mike DeWine in governor's race - Cleveland.com - Discussion on Topix Mike DeWine Mike DeWine Former Renacci running mate backs Mike DeWine in governor's race Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine nabbed... (Wed Jan 17 08:48:24 2018 PST)

OH: Ohio opioid woes one reason drug lawsuits brought to state - Houston Chronicle - Discussion on Topix
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topix - Ohio opioid woes one reason drug lawsuits brought to state - Houston Chronicle - Discussion on Topix Mike DeWine Mike DeWine Ohio opioid woes one reason drug laws... Ohio opioid woes one reason drug lawsuits brought to state Polster has invited Ohio's attorney general Mi... (Wed Jan 17 08:48:24 2018 PST)

OH: Judge invites Ohio attorney general to discuss opioid crisis - Fairfield Citizen-News - Discussion on Topix
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topix - Judge invites Ohio attorney general to discuss opioid crisis - Fairfield Citizen-News - Discussion on Topix Mike DeWine Mike DeWine Judge invites Ohio attorney general to discuss opioid crisis Polster has invited Ohio's attorney general Mike DeWine to brief him on the im... (Wed Jan 17 08:48:24 2018 PST)

OH: Mike DeWine meets with Johnson and Johnson, Teva to discuss opioids suit sett... - The Plain Dealer - Discussion on Topix
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topix - Mike DeWine meets with Johnson and Johnson, Teva to discuss opioids suit sett... - The Plain Dealer - Discussion on Topix Mike DeWine meets with Johnson and Johnson, Teva to discuss opioids suit sett... - The Plain Dealer - Discussion on Topix Mike DeWine meets with Johnson and Johnson, Teva to discuss opioids suit sett... - The Plain Dealer - Discussion on Topix Mike DeWine... (Wed Jan 17 08:48:24 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: 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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