Bot  

search:

fast-breaking news analysis about drug policy and illegal drugs

now scanning: Guelph Mercury
Sun Apr 23 02:54:51 2017 PDT

The Story of Your Enslavement
five star (video)

Prison for Profit
The Rise of the Prison Industrial Complex
Prison Profiteers (2013)


Here

home   about

MAP scholar

propaganda news

canada uk

australia pot news

psychedelics news

tag cloud topics

concept dictionary

feeds   stats

user analysis

contact us   faq   chat

login register


Mapinc

news hawking!

latest

drugnews

DrugSense

No Victim/No Crime - fija.org

Need facts? See: DrugWarFacts.org

this bot site is Hosted By DrugPolicyCentral! ... Please help us keep going!

Canadian Marijuana and Drug News
breaking Canadian news! The Latest Canadian Cannabis and Drug News
updated: Sun Apr 23 02:47:13 PDT 2017
cannabis | medical marijuana | hemp | harm reduction | drugs

breaking cannabis news

cannabis (marijuana) product or use

FL: Canada Introduces A Bill To Legalize Marijuana Nationwide - Newsy Story
*****
wptv - (US) Canada Introduces A Bill To Legalize Marijuana Nationwide - Newsy Story ... (Sat Apr 22 20:33:43 2017 PDT)

FL: Canada introduces legislation to legalize marijuana - wptv.com
******
wptv - (US) The South American nation of Uruguay is the only nation to legalize recreational pot. (Sat Apr 22 20:33:43 2017 PDT) [also abcactionnews9301]

FL: Canada Might Legalize Recreational Weed In 2018 - Newsy Story
*****
wptv - (US) While the federal government would have licensing power over marijuana producers. (Sat Apr 22 20:33:43 2017 PDT)

FL: Official: Canada expected to legalize marijuana by July 2018 - wptv.com
*****
wptv - (US) Canadians are expected to be able to smoke marijuana legally by July 1. (Sat Apr 22 20:33:43 2017 PDT)

Comment: Regulating marijuana is a fool's errand
***********************
timescolonist - Comment: Regulating marijuana is a foolb s errand The federal governmentb s plan to legalize marijuana is another nail in the coffin of Canadab s expensive and wasteful war on drugs. (Sat Apr 22 05:01:14 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Whitehorse Daily Star: Marijuana Smoke-In
**
whitehorsestar - (US) Whitehorse Daily Star: Marijuana Smoke-In Marijuana Smoke-In Yukon govb t. endorses marijuana legalization (14) Yukon govb t. endorses marijuana legalization (14) (Sat Apr 22 04:53:42 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Ontario police gearing up for rise in drugged driving after pot legalization - Victoria News
*******
vicnews - (US) S two largest police forces have stepped up training for their officers to better detect drugged driving as legislation on legalizing marijuana looms in Ottawa. (Sat Apr 22 04:45:30 2017 PDT)

>>> more cannabis news

breaking hemp news

CANADA: Seniors turning to cannabis for relief -- and businesses are all in - The Globe and Mail
***********************
theglobeandmail - (Canada) Seniors turning to cannabis for relief b and businesses are allB in - The Globe and Mail marijuana Seniors turning to cannabis for relief b and businesses are all in Adults in their 70s. 80s and 90s are trying cannabis for the first time. Hoping the plant will ease chronic pain. Depression and anxiety after pharmaceutical drugs have failed The petite 79-year-old loves card games and cooking for her great-... (Sat Apr 22 03:14:16 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Scenes from 4/20 Vancouver as 2017 marijuana festival gets going at Sunset Beach - Georgia Straight Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
****************
straight - (US) Jewellery. houseofcannabis.ca Koller and her guys have a booth offering various strains of marijuana at Sunset Beach. Was offering cannabis dabs or marijuana extracts. (Sat Apr 22 03:13:36 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Liberals introduce long-awaited bills to legalize marijuana by July 2018 - Cranbrook Daily Townsman
*********
cranbrooktownsman - (US) The proposed Cannabis Act would allow adults to buy marijuana legally Adults 18 and older will be able to legally buy and cultivate small amounts of marijuana for personal use. (Sat Apr 22 02:58:22 2017 PDT) [also surreynowleader10465]

Toronto Star
*********************
Toronto Star - (Canada) Explained Legislation legalizing marijuana across Canada is intended to come into effect on July 1. As well as a changed national political climate that could threaten to slow or undermine their cause. legislation legalizing marijuana across the country is intended to come into effect on July 1. (Thu Apr 20 09:31:14 2017 PDT)

Freedom Leaf (press release) (blog)
******************************
freedomleaf - Inc is a fully reporting Publicly Traded Company (OTCPink: FRLF) Pro-Cannabis Bills on Capitol Hill Gauging the Trump Effect on Congress and the DOJ Historic Results of the Marijuana Election 2016 Oaksterdam University Plants Rootz in Jamaica Canada Issues Legalization Report as Raids on Dispensaries Continue Ancient Cannabis Plants Discovered in China Trademark Troubles in the Cannabis Industry Retail Marijuana M... (Thu Apr 20 00:47:08 2017 PDT)

CANADA: A look at highlights of the Liberal government's marijuana legislation
****
capebretonpost - (US) Sales will entail only fresh and dried cannabis. (Wed Apr 19 02:19:38 2017 PDT) [also thetelegram11823, mississauga8329, journalpioneer12170]

>>> international hemp news

breaking drug news

CANADA: Canadian Press, Author at Cranbrook Daily Townsman
*
cranbrooktownsman - (US) Ontario police gearing up for rise in drugged driving after pot legalization Ontario police gearing up for rise in drugged driving after pot legal... (Sun Apr 23 02:38:35 2017 PDT) [also vicnews3573, summerlandreview4544, summerlandreview5323, summerlandreview4637, sookenewsmirror4463, sookenewsmirror5242, saanichnews3978, saanichnews4071, pentictonwesternnews5007, peninsulanewsreview4884, peninsulanewsreview5663, peninsulanewsreview4977, pqbnews3574, pqbnews4353, oakbaynews3882, oakbaynews4661, oakbaynews3975, surreynowleader4449, surreynowleader5228, surreynowleader4542, nanaimobulletin4408, nanaimobulletin5187, langleyadvance4276, langleyadvance4369, kelownacapnews4312]

CANADA: Chair-holder eyes technology solutions for youth with mental health, addiction issues - SFU News - Simon Fraser University
***
sfu - (Canada) She will lead research in non-invasive technologies to diagnose and develop recovery-focused treatments for youth struggling with addiction and mental health issues. (Sat Apr 22 04:29:36 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Growing use of and#8216;off-label' prescription drugs cause for alarm: experts - National Post
**
news.nationalpost - (US) Growing use of ‘off-label’ prescription drugs cause for alarm: experts ! National Post Growing use of unregulated 'off-label' prescription drugs in Canada cause for alarm: health experts Growing use of 'off-label' prescription drugs cause for alarm: experts ... (Sat Apr 22 03:58:50 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Drug Addiction - National Post
****************
news.nationalpost - (US) Methamphetamine use a rising public health threat in Iran Officials say methamphetamine production and abuse of hard drugs are skyrocketing in the country despite potentially lethal criminal penalties for users if they are caught. (Sat Apr 22 03:58:50 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Toll reaches almost four a day in B.C.'s overdose crisis: coroner - Langley Advance
**
langleyadvance - (US) Opioids claimed 120 lives in March, the third-highest death toll for a single month in the province. Nearly four people died every day last month from an illicit dr... (Sat Apr 22 03:46:49 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Drug paraphernalia found on Cowichan school property - Ladysmith Chronicle
***
ladysmithchronicle - (US) Drug paraphernalia found on Cowichan school property - Ladysmith Chronicle Drug paraphernalia found on Cowichan school property Concerns after drug paraphernalia was found on the grounds of Cowichan Preschool have been brought to the City of Duncan and the RCMP. (Sat Apr 22 03:45:37 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Drug overdoses keep adding up in Kelowna - Kelowna Capital News
***
kelownacapnews - Drug overdoses keep adding up in Kelowna - Kelowna Capital News Drug overdoses keep adding up in Kelowna Drug overdose deaths are continuing to take a toll on Kelowna despite a slate of measures implemented by health officials in the year since the province called the situation a public emergency. &ldquo. (Sat Apr 22 03:35:24 2017 PDT)

>>> more drug news

medical marijuana news

cannabis for medical use

CBC.ca
***********************
cbc - (US) Were on display at the Green Market event in Toronto's Kensington Market on April 20. Without ever saying 'marijuana' How high will the price of legal pot be? A culinary mystery stands out: How will marijuana-infused food products. (Sun Apr 23 02:46:17 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Kitchener marijuana dispensary reopens after raid
**********
therecord - (US) Kitchener marijuana dispensary reopens after raid Medical marijuana users push for change Kitchener marijuana dispensary reopens after raid KITCHENER b Just weeks after it was raided by police and its employees carted away in handcuffs. (Sat Apr 22 03:43:12 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Bujold wants to leave a legacy in the ring
**
therecord - (US) Medical marijuana users push for change ... (Sat Apr 22 03:43:12 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Seniors turning to cannabis for relief -- and businesses are all in - The Globe and Mail
***********************
theglobeandmail - (Canada) Seniors turning to cannabis for relief b and businesses are allB in - The Globe and Mail marijuana Seniors turning to cannabis for relief b and businesses are all in Adults in their 70s. 80s and 90s are trying cannabis for the first time. Hoping the plant will ease chronic pain. Depression and anxiety after pharmaceutical drugs have failed The petite 79-year-old loves card games and cooking for her great-... (Sat Apr 22 03:14:16 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Liberals introduce long-awaited bills to legalize marijuana by July 2018 - Cranbrook Daily Townsman
*********
cranbrooktownsman - (US) The proposed Cannabis Act would allow adults to buy marijuana legally Adults 18 and older will be able to legally buy and cultivate small amounts of marijuana for personal use. (Sat Apr 22 02:58:22 2017 PDT)

The Globe and Mail
*******************
theglobeandmail - (Canada) Stirring the pot legislation - The Globe and Mail Stirring the pot legislation It seems there is no task in Canada as thankless as legalizing marijuana. (Fri Apr 21 14:47:09 2017 PDT)

TOP: Canada announces legislation to legalize marijuana
***********
freep - (US) Canada announces legislation to legalize marijuana The new federal laws will make the possession of small amounts of pot legal throughout the country. (Fri Apr 21 14:19:59 2017 PDT)

>>> more medical cannabis news

breaking harm reduction news

CANADA: Toll reaches almost four a day in B.C.'s overdose crisis: coroner - Langley Advance
**
langleyadvance - (US) Opioids claimed 120 lives in March, the third-highest death toll for a single month in the province. Nearly four people died every day last month from an illicit dr... (Sat Apr 22 03:46:49 2017 PDT) [also theprogress9200]

CANADA: Drug paraphernalia found on Cowichan school property - Ladysmith Chronicle
***
ladysmithchronicle - (US) Drug paraphernalia found on Cowichan school property - Ladysmith Chronicle Drug paraphernalia found on Cowichan school property Concerns after drug paraphernalia was found on the grounds of Cowichan Preschool have been brought to the City of Duncan and the RCMP. (Sat Apr 22 03:45:37 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Drug overdoses keep adding up in Kelowna - Kelowna Capital News
***
kelownacapnews - Drug overdoses keep adding up in Kelowna - Kelowna Capital News Drug overdoses keep adding up in Kelowna Drug overdose deaths are continuing to take a toll on Kelowna despite a slate of measures implemented by health officials in the year since the province called the situation a public emergency. &ldquo. (Sat Apr 22 03:35:24 2017 PDT)

CANADA: City's Overdose Action Plan focused on feeding addicts their poisons - LEVY - To
***
torontosun - (Canada) Is it only me but do others find it t... (Fri Apr 21 04:32:09 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Two Ontarians die daily of opioid ODs - North Bay Nugget
*************
nugget - (Canada) Two Ontarians die daily of opioid ODs ! North Bay Nugget Two Ontarians die daily of opioid ODs More than two people each day are dying of opioid overdoses in Ontario. What we also found really interesting was the types of opioids involved in those deaths and how those have changed over time. (Fri Apr 21 03:49:46 2017 PDT) [also mississauga8308]

CANADA: Local News Archives - Chilliwack Progress
*
theprogress - (US) MP Mark Strahl says many would prefer treatment and addiction services over safe injection site MP Mark Strahl says many would prefer treatment and addiction se... (Fri Apr 21 02:34:52 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Making the illegal safer - Vulcan Advocate
********
vulcanadvocate - (Canada) Arguments against safe injection sites tend to be based on the notion that drug usage is illegal and that helping users use safely is endorsing illicit drug use. (Wed Apr 19 04:24:07 2017 PDT)

>>> international harm_reduction news

RSS feed | XFML feed

media charts

Bot's analysis of: "The Dangers and Consequences of Marijuana Abuse" the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Demand Reduction Section, May 2014
more >>


Newsbot crossword puzzles!

Drug War
Propaganda

A review and analysis of modern prohibition rhetoric

  • Amazon Kindle
  • html (free)
  • pdf (free)
  •   Wonder Drug Cover-Up: Yes, it's true: pot fights cancer. more

    As Bad For Your Lungs As Smoking 20 Normal Cigarettes? 20 times more likely to cause cancer than tobacco? Why does the US Government make cannabis researchers use only Government-issued marijuana?

     
     

    Observer's Propaganda Picks
    dripping with drug-war propaganda!


    Prohibition-era cartoons
    Anti-prohibition political cartoons from Prohibition I.

     
      Support Mapinc & Drugsense

    Donate to drugsense please give generously!