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breaking Cannabis, Medical Marijuana and Hemp News The Latest Cannabis, Medical Marijuana and Hemp News
updated: Sun Apr 23 02:46:42 PDT 2017

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The Age
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theage - (US) Assistant Commissioner Robert Hill was part of the taskforce that descended on Chapel Street until 5am on Sunday using sniffer dogs to inspect patrons for drugs as they waited to enter venues. (Sun Apr 23 02:46:17 2017 PDT) [also bordermail.com.au10323]

Pella women overdoses, leads to arrest
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desmoinesregister - (US) A man was arrested for operating a drug house Pella women overdoses. A man was arrested for operating a drug house Check out this story on desmoinesregister.com: http://dmreg.co/2oUJJAk According to the release. (Sun Apr 23 02:31:12 2017 PDT)

9news.com.au
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9news - (US) A total of 129 people were questioned and 172 vehicles searched, with police seized cannabis, amphetamine, cocaine, ketamine and MDMA. A total of 129 people wer... (Sun Apr 23 01:46:11 2017 PDT)

INTERNATIONAL: BARNEN Archives - Drugnews
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drugnews.nu - (Europe) C6gtidsdag fC6r marijuanaindustrin USA: Fler gravida anvC$nder cannabis WASHINGTON Fler amerikanska gravida kvinnor anvC$nder marijuana, ibla... (Sun Apr 23 01:03:22 2017 PDT)

SDE Entertainment News (satire) (press release) (blog)
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sde.co.ke - Molly: The toxic rape drug taking over city - Entertainment News Molly: The toxic rape drug taking over city It is the latest fad among narcotic drug users in Kenya. (Sun Apr 23 00:31:18 2017 PDT)

Govt employee among 30 arrested in Penang drug raid
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thestar.com.my - (US) Were found to be positive with drugs such as morphine. (Sat Apr 22 23:01:07 2017 PDT)

Channel NewsAsia
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channelnewsasia - (US) Brazen as it was. Which she obtained b out of curiosityb from a classmate in her first year of university in Australia. b Drugs are absolutely everywhere in Australian society. Who heads public health charity Drug Policy Australia. b Itb s an open environment where drug use is virtually a rite of passage for young people.b Generally Australians - and this is borne out by surveys - are pretty accepting that so... (Sat Apr 22 22:01:16 2017 PDT)

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marijuana industry news

CBC.ca
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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)

The Star Democrat
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stardem - (US) Medical marijuana was a disappointing factor for all of us. (Sun Apr 23 01:39:09 2017 PDT)

Ben Pollara: Voters OK'd medical pot, lawmakers should comply
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ocala - (US) Addiction is a disease. Are not acting more swiftly and forcefully to implement the medical marijuana law that 71 percent of Floridians approved last fall? Kamlet pleaded with viewers to approve Amendment 2 so that he could have the option of recommending marijuana. (Sun Apr 23 00:39:16 2017 PDT)

Insider Financial
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Insider Financial - (US) Market operators are being careful about where they allocate their capital. The company is trying to position itself as a cannabis grower and distributor. (Sat Apr 22 22:40:19 2017 PDT)

World Medical Marijuana Conference Descends on Pittsburgh
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nbcphiladelphia - State Senator Daylin Leach about why he believes recreational marijuana will come to Pennsylvania. (Sat Apr 22 21:39:12 2017 PDT)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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post-gazette - [Oils are extracted from hemp.] Keith Karp, of Royal Oaks, Mich., and Cannabinoid Creations dispenses hemp soda at his booth Friday at the World Medical Cannabis Conference, held at the David L. Keith Karp, of Royal Oaks, Mich., and Cannabinoid Creations dispenses hemp soda at his booth Friday at the World Medical Cannabis Conference, held at t... (Sat Apr 22 20:39:13 2017 PDT)

FL: Marijuana in the classroom in unexpected way - wptv.com
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wptv - (US) Seaborn believes his class will be the first of many college classes on the marijuana industry across the country. (Sat Apr 22 20:33:43 2017 PDT)

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breaking hemp news

Insider Financial
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Insider Financial - (US) Market operators are being careful about where they allocate their capital. The company is trying to position itself as a cannabis grower and distributor. (Sat Apr 22 22:40:19 2017 PDT)

World Medical Marijuana Conference Descends on Pittsburgh
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nbcphiladelphia - State Senator Daylin Leach about why he believes recreational marijuana will come to Pennsylvania. (Sat Apr 22 21:39:12 2017 PDT)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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post-gazette - [Oils are extracted from hemp.] Keith Karp, of Royal Oaks, Mich., and Cannabinoid Creations dispenses hemp soda at his booth Friday at the World Medical Cannabis Conference, held at the David L. Keith Karp, of Royal Oaks, Mich., and Cannabinoid Creations dispenses hemp soda at his booth Friday at the World Medical Cannabis Conference, held at t... (Sat Apr 22 20:39:13 2017 PDT)

FL: The origins of 4/20, marijuana's high holiday - abcactionnews.com WFTS-TV
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abcactionnews - (US) Supporters of cannabis legalization are hoping legalized sale in parts of the USA will increase the likelihood of legalization in Germany. (Sat Apr 22 19:13:06 2017 PDT)

CO: Colorado agriculture agency shares pot know-how
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launch.durangoherald - (US) S Agriculture Department is opening up its marijuana knowledge to other states and encouraging them to plan now for the possibility of regulating farmers growing a plant that violates federal law. Louisiana is wondering how pot holds up in high humidity. Some that have legalized weed. Others that joked their states will legalize pot “. (Sat Apr 22 16:18:34 2017 PDT)

TOP: Old views on marijauna use fading, conferees say - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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post-gazette - Some people were dressed in suits and others in shirts from Sir Cannabis Apparel. Were expecting between 2000 and 3000 people for the two-day event featuring workshops ranging from cooking with cannabis. Stories starkly illustrated why most states now have approved medical marijuana programs. the simple task of getting a cannabis oil capsule to her would mean having to pull her out of class and leave school proper... (Sat Apr 22 14:22:12 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Seniors turning to cannabis for relief -- and businesses are all in - The Globe and Mail
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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)

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CBC.ca
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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)

Caffeinated Thoughts
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Caffeinated Thoughts - (US) (Des Moines, IA) The Iowa Legislature adjourned for the 2017 session on Saturday morning at 7:45a after pulling an all-nighter to pass final appropriations bills, as well as, a medical marijuana bill. (Des Moines, IA) The Iowa Legislature adjourned for the 2017 session on Saturday morning at 7:45a after pulling an all-nighter to pass final... (Sun Apr 23 02:39:55 2017 PDT)

KCCI Des Moines
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kcci - (US) THE PASSAGE OF AMEDICAL CANNABIS BILL THAT WON'THELP SUFFERING IOWANS BECAUSE OFTHE WAY THE BILL WAS WRITTEN. (Sun Apr 23 02:39:55 2017 PDT)

whotv.com
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whotv - (US) B Governor BranstadB says he will spend the next 30 days reviewing the medical marijuana bill and all other recently-approved legislation. (Sun Apr 23 02:39:55 2017 PDT)

Quad City Times
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qctimes - (US) DES MOINES b Majority Republicans capped off a marathon legislative shutdown Saturday by putting in p... (Sun Apr 23 02:39:55 2017 PDT)

Burlington Hawk Eye
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thehawkeye - (US) Adjournment was delayed in part by disagreement over legislation to expand the stateb s medical marijuana oil program. (Sun Apr 23 02:39:55 2017 PDT)

Compromised health care
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cape-coral-daily-breeze - (US) The 61-page bill also would prohibit physicians from prescribing medical marijuana to new patients for 90 days unless the patient is terminally ill. (Sun Apr 23 02:39:55 2017 PDT)

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cannabis dispensary news

cannabis dispensary news

CBC.ca
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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)

Cannabis Business Times
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cannabisbusinesstimes - (US) Cannabis Business Times Montanab s cannabis industry is getting back on track after state lawmakers approved a measure correcting restrictive regulations and a drafting error in the stateb s voter initiative that rattled its medical cannabis providers. (Sat Apr 22 19:39:16 2017 PDT)

OR: Marijuana tax payment deadline nears
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oregonherald - (Belgium) Medical marijuana dispensaries selling recreational products have just ten days to register with the Department of Revenue and remit the taxes they collected from customers in January. (Sat Apr 22 19:08:44 2017 PDT)

MassLive.com
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masslive - (US) Recreational marijuana hadn't yet been legalized in Massachusetts and the medical marijuana program was still slowly getting off the ground. (Sat Apr 22 16:46:07 2017 PDT)

Carroll County Times
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carrollcountytimes - (US) The medical cannabis doctor is in. In Westminster - Carroll County Times The medical cannabis doctor is in. In Westminster The medical cannabis doctor is in. Those who have followed Maryland's efforts to provide access to legal medical cannabis may take Davies' optimism with a grain of salt b legislation heralding soon to be accessible cannabis was first passed in 2013 and the commission's present inspection ... (Sat Apr 22 15:39:10 2017 PDT)

TOP: California's marijuana regulation effort is half baked - Fresno Bee editorial - The Fresno Bee
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fresnobee - (US) Californiab s marijuana regulation effort is half baked ! Fresno Bee editorial ! The Fresno Bee With recreational cannabis legalized in California. (Sat Apr 22 14:43:11 2017 PDT)

Cannabis oversight
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miamiherald - (US) It is impressive that Trulieve was able to open its doors so quickly after its certificate of occupancy was granted last week (b New retail medical marijuana dispensary b b not a head shopb b opens in Miami. (Sat Apr 22 11:39:08 2017 PDT)

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cannabis festival news

Channel NewsAsia
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channelnewsasia - (US) Brazen as it was. Which she obtained b out of curiosityb from a classmate in her first year of university in Australia. b Drugs are absolutely everywhere in Australian society. Who heads public health charity Drug Policy Australia. b Itb s an open environment where drug use is virtually a rite of passage for young people.b Generally Australians - and this is borne out by surveys - are pretty accepting that so... (Sat Apr 22 22:01:16 2017 PDT)

FL: The origins of 4/20, marijuana's high holiday - abcactionnews.com WFTS-TV
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abcactionnews - (US) Supporters of cannabis legalization are hoping legalized sale in parts of the USA will increase the likelihood of legalization in Germany. (Sat Apr 22 19:13:06 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Toronto mayor expresses frustration after city's police force withdraws from Toronto Pride parade - Georgia Straight Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
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straight - (US) Scenes from 4/20 Vancouver as 2017 marijuana festival gets going at Sunset Beach Photos: Cannabis enthusiasts descend upon Sunset Beach for annual smokeout ... (Sat Apr 22 03:13:36 2017 PDT) [also straight10974, straight10869, straight11885, straight11022, straight11480, straight4215]

CANADA: Toronto police union asks city to withdraw Pride funding due to participation ban on officers - Georgia Straight Vancouver's News and Entertainment Weekly
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straight - (US) Toronto police union asks city to withdraw Pride funding due to participation ban on officers ! Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly Toronto police union asks city to withdraw Pride funding due to participation ban on officers ! Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly Toronto police union asks city to withdraw Pride funding due to participation ban on officers Toronto's po... (Sat Apr 22 03:13:36 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
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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)

OR: Pot fans observe 4/20 holiday with smoke-outs, high hike - KPTV - FOX 12
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kptv - (US) This year is poised to be a big one for legalized marijuana. (Fri Apr 21 22:51:30 2017 PDT)

CO: 4 things to do on 4/20 in Fort Collins
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coloradoan - (US) Partygoers dance and smoke pot during a 4/20 marijuana festival in Denver on April 19, 2014. Partygoers dance and smo... (Fri Apr 21 16:13:34 2017 PDT)

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cannabis  legalisation

CBC.ca
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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)

Compromised health care
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cape-coral-daily-breeze - (US) The 61-page bill also would prohibit physicians from prescribing medical marijuana to new patients for 90 days unless the patient is terminally ill. (Sun Apr 23 02:39:55 2017 PDT)

INTERNATIONAL: BARNEN Archives - Drugnews
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drugnews.nu - (Europe) C6gtidsdag fC6r marijuanaindustrin USA: Fler gravida anvC$nder cannabis WASHINGTON Fler amerikanska gravida kvinnor anvC$nder marijuana, ibla... (Sun Apr 23 01:03:22 2017 PDT)

Legalizing Medical Marijuana Could Save A Lot Of Taxpayer Dollars
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newschannel5 - (US) Legalizing Medical Marijuana Could Save A Lot Of Taxpayer Dollars - Newsy Story Page Legalizing Medical Marijuana Could Save A Lot Of Taxpayer Dollars Marijuana is still a Schedule I drug. (Sat Apr 22 23:39:13 2017 PDT)

Normangee Star
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normangeestar - (US) West Virginia Will Legalize Marijuana For Medical Use –. Normangee Star West Virginia Will Legalize Marijuana For Medical Use –. (Sat Apr 22 23:39:13 2017 PDT)

Insider Financial
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Insider Financial - (US) Market operators are being careful about where they allocate their capital. The company is trying to position itself as a cannabis grower and distributor. (Sat Apr 22 22:40:19 2017 PDT)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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post-gazette - Ex-NFL star Ricky Williams speaks at medical marijuana convention ! Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Ex-NFL star Ricky Williams speaks at medical marijuana convention Running back Ricky Williams was a star for the Miami Dolphins until a third failed drug test in five seasons pushed him into his first retirement. (Sat Apr 22 22:40:19 2017 PDT)

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The Advocate
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theadvocate - (US) Soon he was hooked on the painkillers doctors had prescribed him.B And he credits one thing with saving him from the same scourge that has ruined so many lives in the U.S. over the past decade: high-grade marijuana from Colorado. Where the drug is legal for recreational use. Taking pot to kick an opioid addiction b rather than using the drug in place of opioids in the first place b is a controversial approach... (Sat Apr 22 21:01:13 2017 PDT)

Daily Beast
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thedailybeast - How the War on Drugs Failed Prince - The Daily Beast STRAIGHT DOPE How the War on Drugs Failed Prince We are in the midst of a national addiction to lethal legal drugs. The White House is attacking marijuana. We are in the midst of a national addiction to lethal legal drugs. (Sat Apr 22 10:16:16 2017 PDT)

Concord Monitor
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concordmonitor - (US) My Turn: Marijuana reform sabotaged in state Senate The New Hampshire State House has voted on eight occasions over the last few years to legalize and/or decriminalize marijuana. The New Hampshire State House h... (Sat Apr 22 05:01:14 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Legalisation du cannabis: plaidoyer contre les produits promotionnels - Tristan Peloquin - National
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lapresse - LC)galisation du cannabis: plaidoyer contre les produits promotionnels ! Tristan PC)loquin ! National ... (Sat Apr 22 03:49:02 2017 PDT)

CANADA: Seniors turning to cannabis for relief -- and businesses are all in - The Globe and Mail
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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)

Cannabis studies show drug rarely causes psychosis
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nzherald - (New Zealand) There is sufficient evidence to demonstrate that for patients who already have schizophrenia. The risk of developing psychosis as a result of smoking cannabis is much lower than first thought. (Sat Apr 22 00:01:20 2017 PDT)

WHAG
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your4state - (US) West Virginia is part of a large group of states that could face increased federal enforcement of marijuana laws under the Trump Administration and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. (Fri Apr 21 23:01:10 2017 PDT)

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the hashish report

whotv.com
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whotv - (US) S MarijuanaProgram Iowab s medical marijuana program is being expanded due to a bill that was passed by lawmakers. (Sat Apr 22 20:39:13 2017 PDT)

TOP: Cannabis Cup offers a different kind of do-it-yourself experience -- Press Enterprise
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pe - (US) Is offering guests a unique kind of DIY experience. Both medicated and non-medicated food is available at High Times SoCal Cannabis Cup in San Bernardino on Friday. Sho Productions cofounder Vinny Daccotti said customers are increasingly turning to rosin as a way to consume their cannabis. (Sat Apr 22 14:30:33 2017 PDT)

TOP: Old views on marijauna use fading, conferees say - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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post-gazette - Some people were dressed in suits and others in shirts from Sir Cannabis Apparel. Were expecting between 2000 and 3000 people for the two-day event featuring workshops ranging from cooking with cannabis. Stories starkly illustrated why most states now have approved medical marijuana programs. the simple task of getting a cannabis oil capsule to her would mean having to pull her out of class and leave school proper... (Sat Apr 22 14:22:12 2017 PDT)

TOP: Argentine Senate approves medical use of cannabis oil - StarTribune.com
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startribune - Her group is already lobbying to push the legislation further. Government agencies will be authorized to grow marijuana for research purposes and to produce cannabis oil and derivatives for patients. (Sat Apr 22 14:10:11 2017 PDT)

TOP: Overcoming Opioids: The quest for less addictive drugs - StarTribune.com
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startribune - Overcoming Opioids: The quest for less addictive drugs - StarTribune.com Overcoming Opioids: The quest for less addictive drugs The Houston woman was helping test a novel medicine aimed at avoiding opioids. (Sat Apr 22 14:10:11 2017 PDT)

DesMoinesRegister.com
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desmoinesregister - (US) Lawmakers acted on dozens of issues; from texting while driving to expanding access to a marijuana-derived medication Lawmakers acted on dozens of issues; from texting while driving to expanding access to a marijuana-derived medication LegislatureB that willB expand a state law allowing... (Sat Apr 22 13:40:25 2017 PDT)

whotv.com
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whotv - (US) Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Passed by House and Senate, Moving to Governor’s Desk ! whotv.com Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Passed by House and Senate, Moving to Governor’s Desk ! whotv.com Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Passed by House and Senate, Moving to Governor’s Desk Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Pass... (Sat Apr 22 10:39:19 2017 PDT)

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