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TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - Most of you probably know I 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 18:31:34 2017 PST)

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TheJointBlog (blog) - Study: Majority of Medical Cannabis Patients Use Cannabis Instead of Prescription Drugs - TheJointBlog.com Study: Majority of Medical Cannabis Patients Use Cannabis Instead of Prescription Drugs - TheJointBlog.com Study: Majority of Medical Cannabis Patients Use Cannabis Instead of Prescription Drugs - TheJointBlog.com WA Bill to Allow Medical Cannabis On School Grounds Passes Second Committee With 26 to 6 Vote St... (Mon Feb 27 15:39:29 2017 PST)

Can marijuana ease the opioid epidemic?
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norwalkreflector - (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 14:39:33 2017 PST) [also norwalkreflector10257, norwalkreflector10255]

Lowell police uncover 'large scale' drug operation, arrest two 21-year-olds
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fox25boston - (US) Were arrested on several charges related to the distribution of illegal drugs. (Mon Feb 27 13:16:08 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)

The Jewish Voice
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jewishvoiceny - Israel is Central Hub for Advancing Medical Cannabis Itb s not just lifestyle or recreational. (Mon Feb 27 12:40:44 2017 PST)

The Age
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theage - (US) Five people allegedly involved in a high-level Vietnamese drug syndicate -B including a man accused of shooting at police during a drug raid in St Albans - have been charged overnight in an out-of-sessions bail hearing. (Mon Feb 27 12:31:10 2017 PST)

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FL: Sarasota woman charged with manslaughter in drug overdose death - Bradenton Herald
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bradenton - (US) Winings was arrested by narcotic detectives for heroin trafficking. (Mon Feb 27 18:18:49 2017 PST)

The Age
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theage - (US) Five people allegedly involved in a high-level Vietnamese drug syndicate -B including a man accused of shooting at police during a drug raid in St Albans - have been charged overnight in an out-of-sessions bail hearing. (Mon Feb 27 12:31:10 2017 PST)

CANADA: Navy seaman charged with drug-related offences - The Chronicle Herald
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thechronicleherald - A member of HMCS Montreal is facing multiple drug charges. The charges are the result of an investigation into illegal drug activity at Canadian Forces Base Halifax launched in May. (Sun Feb 26 02:27:33 2017 PST) [also thechronicleherald.ca18939]

The Sydney Morning Herald
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smh - (US) Former Wallabies star James O'Connor allegedly arrested attempting to buy cocaine: reports Former Queensland Reds and Wallabies back JamesB O'ConnorB and former All Blacks lock Ali WilliamsB were arrested on Friday night in Paris on suspicion of attempting to buy cocaine. (Sat Feb 25 10:47:18 2017 PST)

UK: Warning after second death in Westcountry caused by hallucinogenic drug known as N-Bomb - Exeter Express and Echo
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exeterexpressandecho - (US) Assistant coroner for Cornwall Andrew Cox recorded Mr Horton's death as drowning due to illicit drug use and concluded that it was a drug-related death. (Sat Feb 25 10:05:33 2017 PST)

UK: Ali Williams and O'Connor arrested 'for buying cocaine' - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (UK) Ali Williams and O'Connor arrested 'for buying cocaine' ! Daily Mail Online New Zealand World Cup winner Ali Williams and Australia international James O'Connor arrested 'for attempting to buy cocaine in Paris' According to French reports, the pair of rugby ... (Sat Feb 25 10:04:00 2017 PST)

Devastated dad of teenage drug addict pens heartbreaking Facebook letter about his 'nightmare' struggle with her ...
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mirror - (US) "I have talked to a few parents of other addict/abusers in Kanata and their stories are all the same. (Sat Feb 25 08:46:10 2017 PST)

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Lowell police uncover 'large scale' drug operation, arrest two 21-year-olds
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fox25boston - (US) Were arrested on several charges related to the distribution of illegal drugs. (Mon Feb 27 13:16:08 2017 PST)

UK: Warning after second death in Westcountry caused by hallucinogenic drug known as N-Bomb - Exeter Express and Echo
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exeterexpressandecho - (US) Assistant coroner for Cornwall Andrew Cox recorded Mr Horton's death as drowning due to illicit drug use and concluded that it was a drug-related death. (Sat Feb 25 10:05:33 2017 PST)

UK: Last messages from British tourist found dead in Thailand - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (UK) The messages suggest Andrew had taken magic mushrooms - a powerful psychedelicB drug which produces hallucinations - along with prescription medication Ritalin and ecstasy. The messages suggest ... (Sat Feb 25 10:04:00 2017 PST)

Cape Breton Post
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capebretonpost - Are both charged with six counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking involving marijuana. (Sat Feb 25 02:46:07 2017 PST)

Six arrested in drug raids in Dexter
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registerguard - (US) Oregon Six arrested in drug raids in Dexter DEXTER b Six people were arrested Tuesday in two drug raids in Dexter related to methamphetamine. (Fri Feb 24 21:31:10 2017 PST)

UK: One in ten Baby Boomers has tried cannabis: research - Telegraph
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telegraph - Many are still using drugs. It was revealed. One in ten people in their 50s sat they have taken cannabis and other illegal drugs –. (Thu Feb 23 10:06:27 2017 PST)

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OR: Print Edition for January 25, 2017 - Portland Mercury, News, Entertainment, Trouble
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portlandmercury - (US) Cannabis Cannabis Events Cannabis Directory Five Possible Scenarios for Cannabis Law Under Trump The New Administration Is Like a Choose Your Own Adventure for Weed&rsquo. (Fri Feb 24 22:46:26 2017 PST)

'Bizarro' content not suitable for paper
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centralmaine - The reasons that I found this cartoon distasteful are that it diminishes the role of medical marijuana and it is an affront to Native Americans. (Fri Feb 24 05:39:36 2017 PST)

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Daily Mail
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dailymail - (US) Nurses or pharmacy staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs' hospitals were fired or reprimanded in only a small fraction of thousands of reported cases of opioid theft and missing prescriptions since 2010. (Mon Feb 27 02:01:11 2017 PST)

Daily Mail
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dailymail - (UK) Armed member of 'international drug syndicate' evades DOZENS of elite police who stormed a Melbourne home in a drug raid - after shots were fired at officers A number of shots were fired at police during a drug raid in St Albans. (Sun Feb 26 19:16:20 2017 PST)

Daily Mail
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dailymail - (UK) Shots fired at police during early morning drug raid in Melbourne - with officers locking down several suburban streets A 'number of shots' have been fired at police during a drug raid in St Albans A 'number of shots' have been fired at police with a handgun during a drug raid in Melbourne's northwest. (Sun Feb 26 14:46:57 2017 PST)

'My whole jaw had turned to rubber': Martin Kemp on all-night drug bender at height of pop fame
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mirror - (US) Mescaline is a hallucinogenic drug with similar affects to LSD The effects of mescaline were made famous in the film Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas When he got home. (Sat Feb 25 23:01:12 2017 PST)

UK: Last messages from British tourist found dead in Thailand - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (UK) The messages suggest Andrew had taken magic mushrooms - a powerful psychedelicB drug which produces hallucinations - along with prescription medication Ritalin and ecstasy. The messages suggest ... (Sat Feb 25 10:04:00 2017 PST)

City police warning of dangerous herbal drug
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winchesterstar - (US) City police warning of dangerous herbal drug ! News ! winchesterstar.com City police warning of dangerous herbal drug WINCHESTER b City police are warning the community about the dangers of an herbal drug being sold in the area. (Sat Feb 25 02:16:11 2017 PST)

INTERNATIONAL: China carfentanil ban a 'game-changer' for opioid epidemic - The Japan Times
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japantimes.co.jp - (US) China carfentanil ban a 'game-changer' for opioid epidemic ! The Japan Times China carfentanil ban a for opioid epidemic Beijing is banning carfentanil and three similar drugs as of March 1. (Sat Feb 25 01:14:38 2017 PST)

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TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - Most of you probably know I 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 18:31:34 2017 PST)

TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - Study: Majority of Medical Cannabis Patients Use Cannabis Instead of Prescription Drugs - TheJointBlog.com Study: Majority of Medical Cannabis Patients Use Cannabis Instead of Prescription Drugs - TheJointBlog.com Study: Majority of Medical Cannabis Patients Use Cannabis Instead of Prescription Drugs - TheJointBlog.com WA Bill to Allow Medical Cannabis On School Grounds Passes Second Committee With 26 to 6 Vote St... (Mon Feb 27 15:39:29 2017 PST)

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TheJointBlog (blog) - Primary caregivers to administer marijuana to a student for medical purposes while the student is on school grounds. (Mon Feb 27 01:39:08 2017 PST)

TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - Florida Officials Begin Issuing Medical Marijuana Cards to Patients - TheJointBlog.com Red Headed Stranger Marijuana Strain Overview Florida Officials Begin Issuing Medical Marijuana Cards to Pati... (Sat Feb 25 07:39:28 2017 PST)

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Can marijuana ease the opioid epidemic?
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norwalkreflector - (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 14:39:33 2017 PST) [also norwalkreflector10257, norwalkreflector10255, mankatofreepress13186]

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)

UK: Former UKP#70 day heroin user is now helper of new Exeter recovery - Devon Live
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devonlive - (US) Former B#70 day heroin user is now helper of new Exeter recovery ! Devon Live Former B#70 day heroin user is now helper of new Exeter recovery cafe Former #70 day heroin user is now helper of new Exeter recovery cafe RISE Recovery Cafe at Uplands Business Centre in Heavitree Road. (Mon Feb 27 10:07:30 2017 PST)

North Carolina Health News
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northcarolinahealthnews - (US) A 2016 study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that states with medical marijuana laws had than states that do not have medical marijuana laws. There is no doubt marijuana is much safer than opiates. New Yorkb s medical marijuana law is considered among the most cautious in the nation. (Mon Feb 27 03:39:16 2017 PST)

CANADA: Every dose is a potential killer
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therecord - (US) Every dose is a potential killer Technology Spotlight Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad's marijuana Every dose is a potential killer WATERLOO REGION &mdash. (Mon Feb 27 02:35:11 2017 PST)

CBC.ca
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cbc - (US) Story of 2C-B shows challenges facing health and law enforcement officials Police say 2C-B is behind six overdoses in Prince Albert. (Sun Feb 26 05:03:51 2017 PST)

INTERNATIONAL: Krympande tull beslagtog mer - Drugnews
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drugnews.nu - (Europe) LSD TvC% patienter ska fC% medicinsk cannabis Och mC$ngden cannabis som stoppades tredubblades till nC$ra 1,4 ton. Stora partier narkotika hittades och stoppad infC6rsel av cannabis C6kade frC%n 411 kilo C... (Sun Feb 26 01:01:05 2017 PST)

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