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breaking Cannabis, Medical Marijuana and Hemp News The Latest Cannabis, Medical Marijuana and Hemp News
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cannabis (marijuana) product or use

TOP: Fawn rescued from Marion County home where marijuana was found - Lexington Herald Leader
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kentucky - (US) Fawn rescued from Marion County home where marijuana was found ! Lexington Herald Leader Conservation officers rescued a captive deer from a home in Marion County this week and arrested a man and his mother on drug charges in the process. (Mon Jun 18 14:24:25 2018 PDT)

TOP: How to talk to your kids about addiction - Chicago Tribune
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chicagotribune - (US) Comprehension level and comfort. (kupicoo/Getty Images) Opening up to your children about your addiction or that of a loved one is kind of like telling them about the birds and the bees. (Mon Jun 18 14:01:39 2018 PDT)

TOP: Evan Halper
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latimes - (US) Trump says he is likely to support ending blanket federal ban on marijuana Trump says he is likely to support ending federal ban on marijuana. (Mon Jun 18 14:00:48 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Marathon voting session stalls pot bill, cancels Friday sitting of Commons
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vancourier - OTTAWA b Progress on the government's cannabis legalization bill and all other work in the House of Commons was put on hold until next week. (Mon Jun 18 02:51:40 2018 PDT) [also princegeorgecitizen13158, nsnews11306, royalcityrecord12267]

CANADA: From marijuana beer to pot cookies, Canadian companies creating cannabis edibles
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royalcityrecord - Old-fashioned pot cookies: Canadian companies are creating them all. It's unclear when stores will legally be able to stock the edibles for recreational users. (Mon Jun 18 02:33:39 2018 PDT)

CANADA: +Les cegeps, une maudite belle place pour apprendre A fumer de la drogue ; - JDM
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journaldemontreal - Autour du pot un vendeur de pot. Lb bge moyen pour la premihre consommation de cannabis est de 15,4 ans pour les jeunes, selon le Centre canadien s... (Mon Jun 18 02:23:17 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Des suA'ons au pot interdits sont vendus A Sherbrooke - JDM
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journaldemontreal - Des suC'ons au pot interdits sont vendus C Sherbrooke ! JDM 2018-06-18 - Bonbons au pot interdits vendus en magasin Des suC'ons au pot interdits sont vendus C Sherbrooke Leur fabricant tente pourtant db ... (Mon Jun 18 02:23:17 2018 PDT)

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marijuana industry news

TOP: Legalize pot in New York? A state panel says yes -- The Buffalo News
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buffalonews - (US) A state administrative panel is recommending that marijuana be legalized. ALBANY b A Cuomo administration panel will recommend New York State legalize recreational use of marijuana. Have been examining the issue of marijuana legalization since Gov. (Mon Jun 18 14:12:34 2018 PDT)

TOP: Medical marijuana bill passes in Florida Legislature - Sun Sentinel
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sun-sentinel - (US) Though proposed bans on vaping and edibles that were raised during the regular session are out. Patients will be able to obtain a marijuana recommendation for a 70-day supply. (Mon Jun 18 14:10:00 2018 PDT)

TOP: Trump administration abandons crackdown on legal marijuana
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latimes - (US) The Trump administration is abandoning a Justice Department threat to crack down on recreational marijuana in states where it is legal. A move that could enable cannabis businesses in California and other states that have legalized pot to operate without fear of federal raids and prosecution. (Mon Jun 18 14:00:48 2018 PDT)

TOP: Trump says he is likely to support ending blanket federal ban on marijuana
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latimes - (US) Trump says he is likely to support ending blanket federal ban on marijuana President Trump said he likely will support a congressional effort to end the federal ban on marijuana. President Trump said he likely will support a congressional effort to end the federal ban on marijuana. (Mon Jun 18 14:00:48 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Embassy angered by Tory MP linking Mexican visitors to illegal drug trade
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tricitynews - Embassy angered by Tory MP linking Mexican visitors to illegal drug trade The Mexican government is taking a Conservative MP to task for implying that many Mexican visitors to Canada are involved in the illegal drug trade. (Mon Jun 18 02:12:33 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Baloney Meter: Would home cultivation of pot displace black market?
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tricitynews - Baloney Meter: Would home cultivation of pot displace black market? ... (Mon Jun 18 02:12:33 2018 PDT)

OR: Cultivation Classic 2017 - Willamette Week
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wweek - (US) THC OUTDOOR THC INDOOR THC GREENHOUSE He is author/editor of seven books on cannabis and medicinal herbs. Is a global leader in opioid and cannabis research. Dominic Corva is the founder and Social Science Research Director at the Cannabis and Social Policy Center (CASP). He was most recently an adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Washington (2015-2016) and visiting assistant professor in Public ... (Sun Jun 17 22:18:22 2018 PDT)

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breaking hemp news

CANADA: From marijuana beer to pot cookies, Canadian companies creating cannabis edibles
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royalcityrecord - Old-fashioned pot cookies: Canadian companies are creating them all. It's unclear when stores will legally be able to stock the edibles for recreational users. (Mon Jun 18 02:33:39 2018 PDT) [also capebretonpost12005]

OR: Oregon Senators Hail Hemp Legalization in U.S. Farm Bill
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kdrv - (US) Senators Wyden and Merkley have been working with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to introduce a bill that would legalize hemp farming throughout the nation. (Sun Jun 17 21:33:06 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Hey Bud: Is cannabis beer going to be legal? - Local - News - The Telegram
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thetelegram - (US) Hey Bud: Is cannabis beer going to be legal? ! Local ! News ! The Telegram Hey Bud: Is cannabis beer going to be legal? (Sun Jun 17 02:38:07 2018 PDT) [also thetelegram7984]

[2]: New pot law could be big boost for Alberta hemp industry - Edmonton Journal
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edmontonjournal - (US) New pot law could be big boost for Alberta hemp industry ! Edmonton Journal Cannabis New pot law could be big boost for Alberta hemp industry While pot smokers are cheering Canada&rsquo. (Sat Jun 16 11:12:15 2018 PDT)

OR: Marijuana Growers Prevail Over Josephine County Appeal
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kdrv - (US) "Some participants in the marijuana industry have been abundantly clear that they will challenge any meaningful regulation the county introduces. (Fri Jun 15 21:33:55 2018 PDT)

FL: JAX American Shaman CBD - Clay Today
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claytodayonline - (US) Our Ultra Concentrated Terpene Rich Hemp Oil is made from organic Industrial Hemp. (Fri Jun 15 18:20:41 2018 PDT)

CO: Boulder Cannabis Corner - Boulder Weekly
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boulderweekly - (US) Cannabis Corner The gentlemen from Kentucky rise to speak for hemp Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) announced last week that he was going to introduce a bill to legalize industrial hemp. (Thu Jun 14 16:01:06 2018 PDT)

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medical marijuana news

cannabis for medical use

TOP: Legalize pot in New York? A state panel says yes -- The Buffalo News
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buffalonews - (US) A state administrative panel is recommending that marijuana be legalized. ALBANY b A Cuomo administration panel will recommend New York State legalize recreational use of marijuana. Have been examining the issue of marijuana legalization since Gov. (Mon Jun 18 14:12:34 2018 PDT)

TOP: Rick Scott Articles, Photos, and Videos - Sun Sentinel
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sun-sentinel - (US) Leon County circuit court Judge Karen Gievers on Tuesday upheld her May 25 ruling that the Florida Legislature's provision banning smokable medical marijuana is unconstitutional. (Mon Jun 18 14:10:00 2018 PDT)

TOP: Medical marijuana bill passes in Florida Legislature - Sun Sentinel
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sun-sentinel - (US) Though proposed bans on vaping and edibles that were raised during the regular session are out. Patients will be able to obtain a marijuana recommendation for a 70-day supply. (Mon Jun 18 14:10:00 2018 PDT)

TOP: Medical marijuana store opens near Miami's Dadeland Mall - Sun Sentinel
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sun-sentinel - (US) Just down the street from Miamib s bustling Dadeland Mall is the newest medical marijuana store to open in South Florida. (Mon Jun 18 14:10:00 2018 PDT)

TOP: Medical marijuana drive-thru coming to Florida - Sun Sentinel
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sun-sentinel - (US) Medical marijuana patients will have a new option to get their pot. (Mon Jun 18 14:10:00 2018 PDT)

TOP: First Orlando medical marijuana dispensary opens for business - Orlando Sentinel
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orlandosentinel - (US) He was among a dozen patients waiting for the doors of the dispensary to open. The marijuana is grown and processed on dedicated acreage at Knox Nursery in Winter Garden. There are 730 patients in the Orlando area approved by the state to receive medical marijuana. (Mon Jun 18 14:08:13 2018 PDT)

TOP: Opioid users will qualify for medical marijuana program - Orlando Sentinel
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orlandosentinel - (US) Opioid users will qualify for medical marijuana program - Orlando Sentinel Opioid users will qualify for medical marijuana program medical marijuana State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker told reporters Monday that the Department of Health will develop regulations giving people the choice of enrolling in the medical marijuana program if they have been prescribed opioids. (Mon Jun 18 14:08:13 2018 PDT)

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cannabis dispensary news

cannabis dispensary news

TOP: Medical marijuana store opens near Miami's Dadeland Mall - Sun Sentinel
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sun-sentinel - (US) Just down the street from Miamib s bustling Dadeland Mall is the newest medical marijuana store to open in South Florida. (Mon Jun 18 14:10:00 2018 PDT) [also orlandosentinel9279]

TOP: Medical marijuana drive-thru coming to Florida - Sun Sentinel
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sun-sentinel - (US) Medical marijuana patients will have a new option to get their pot. (Mon Jun 18 14:10:00 2018 PDT) [also orlandosentinel10499]

TOP: First Orlando medical marijuana dispensary opens for business - Orlando Sentinel
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orlandosentinel - (US) He was among a dozen patients waiting for the doors of the dispensary to open. The marijuana is grown and processed on dedicated acreage at Knox Nursery in Winter Garden. There are 730 patients in the Orlando area approved by the state to receive medical marijuana. (Mon Jun 18 14:08:13 2018 PDT)

OR: CANNABIS - yes or no? - Nugget Newspaper - Sisters, Oregon News, Events, Classifieds - Sisters, Oregon
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nuggetnews - (US) CANNABIS - yes or no? - Nugget Newspaper - Sisters, Oregon News, Events, Classifieds - Sisters, Oregon CANNABIS - yes or no? Four years ago, in November 2014, Sisters voted narrowly to permit marijuana dispensaries to open for business, as did the... (Sun Jun 17 22:05:26 2018 PDT)

OR: Opinions - Nugget Newspaper - Sisters, Oregon News, Events, Classifieds - Sisters, Oregon
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nuggetnews - (US) CANNABIS - yes or no? Four years ago, in November 2014, Sisters voted narrowly to permit marijuana dispensaries to open for business, as did the entire state of Oregon. Four years ago, in November 2014, Sisters voted narrowly to permit marijuan... (Sun Jun 17 22:05:26 2018 PDT)

OR: New dispensary gets $96K grant for apprenticeship program - KOIN
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koin - (US) New dispensary gets $96K grant for apprenticeship program - KOIN New dispensary gets $96K grant for apprenticeship program Local officials and statewide dignitaries hailed the opening of a new marijuana dispensary in North P... (Sun Jun 17 21:46:16 2018 PDT)

OH: Uruguay struggling to meet demand for legal marijuana - Medina Gazette
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medina-gazette - (UK) The country is still working out how to meet demand in its effort to undercut drug traffickers who control the black market. (Sun Jun 17 18:27:30 2018 PDT)

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cannabis festival news

OR: Cultivation Classic 2017 - Willamette Week
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wweek - (US) THC OUTDOOR THC INDOOR THC GREENHOUSE He is author/editor of seven books on cannabis and medicinal herbs. Is a global leader in opioid and cannabis research. Dominic Corva is the founder and Social Science Research Director at the Cannabis and Social Policy Center (CASP). He was most recently an adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Washington (2015-2016) and visiting assistant professor in Public ... (Sun Jun 17 22:18:22 2018 PDT)

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cannabis legalisation news

cannabis  legalisation

TOP: Legalize pot in New York? A state panel says yes -- The Buffalo News
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buffalonews - (US) A state administrative panel is recommending that marijuana be legalized. ALBANY b A Cuomo administration panel will recommend New York State legalize recreational use of marijuana. Have been examining the issue of marijuana legalization since Gov. (Mon Jun 18 14:12:34 2018 PDT)

TOP: Trump administration abandons crackdown on legal marijuana
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latimes - (US) The Trump administration is abandoning a Justice Department threat to crack down on recreational marijuana in states where it is legal. A move that could enable cannabis businesses in California and other states that have legalized pot to operate without fear of federal raids and prosecution. (Mon Jun 18 14:00:48 2018 PDT)

TOP: Trump says he is likely to support ending blanket federal ban on marijuana
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latimes - (US) Trump says he is likely to support ending blanket federal ban on marijuana President Trump said he likely will support a congressional effort to end the federal ban on marijuana. President Trump said he likely will support a congressional effort to end the federal ban on marijuana. (Mon Jun 18 14:00:48 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Marathon voting session stalls pot bill, cancels Friday sitting of Commons
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vancourier - OTTAWA b Progress on the government's cannabis legalization bill and all other work in the House of Commons was put on hold until next week. (Mon Jun 18 02:51:40 2018 PDT) [also princegeorgecitizen13158, nsnews11306, royalcityrecord12267]

CANADA: UPDATE: Government rejects 13 Senate changes to pot bill, including ban on home growing - Regional - News - The Journal Pioneer
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journalpioneer - (US) Including ban on home growing Marijuana OTTAWA - The federal Liberal government is rejecting more than a dozen Senate amendments to its landmark law to legalize cannabis. (Mon Jun 18 02:23:36 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana - Regional - News - The Journal Pioneer
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journalpioneer - (US) Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana ! Regional ! News ! The Journal Pioneer Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana LONDON b The mother of an epileptic boy at the centre of a debate over medical marijuana in the U.K. is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss liberalizing British policy. (Mon Jun 18 02:23:36 2018 PDT)

CANADA: Joshua Santos - Timmins Press
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timminspress - (Canada) City prepares for cannabis legalization Preparations are underway for recreational cannabis use in the community. (Mon Jun 18 02:13:52 2018 PDT)

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reefer madness

CANADA: City prepares for cannabis legalization - Timmins Press
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timminspress - (Canada) City prepares for cannabis legalization ! Timmins Press City prepares for cannabis legalization Preparations are underway for recreational cannabis use in the community. (Mon Jun 18 02:13:52 2018 PDT)

OR: What You Should Be Smoking This Month - Willamette Week
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wweek - (US) The monthly cannabis update that smokes all the weed so you don't have to. (Sun Jun 17 22:18:22 2018 PDT)

OR: SPECIAL REPORT: Pets on Pot
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kezi - (US) With how fast the marijuana industry is growing. She was left with little options until her husband. Chuck was diagnosed with Alzheimer's and issued a medical marijuana card. (Fri Jun 15 21:35:49 2018 PDT)

TOP: Strange brew? Tampa Bay group hopes to grow hops and medical marijuana in the same spot - tbo.com
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tbo - Two that rank high are medical marijuana and craft beers. Part of the space already is poised to become Florida s first commercial hydroponic farm for growing hops. (Fri Jun 15 14:09:49 2018 PDT)

UK: Mother has epileptic son's cannabis oil seized at Heathrow - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (US) Mother has epileptic son's cannabis oil seized at Heathrow ! Daily Mail Online 'I'd rather have him illegally alive than legally dead': Mother of epileptic boy. (Fri Jun 15 10:03:02 2018 PDT)

CANADA: La consommation de cannabis A l'adolescence peut entraA.ner des symptA4mes psychotiques - JDM
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journaldemontreal - La consommation de cannabis C lb adolescence peut entraC.ner des symptC4mes psychotiques ! JDM 2018-06-12 - Le pot peut entraC.ner des symptC4mes psychotiques La consommation de cannabis C lb adolescen... (Fri Jun 15 02:17:54 2018 PDT)

AK: Cops suspended after allegedly eating pot, calling for backup - KTVA 11 - The Voice of Alaska
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ktva - (US) Calling for backup Dominelli was suspended pending an investigation after allegedly consuming edible marijuana on Jan. 28. (Thu Jun 14 18:27:59 2018 PDT)

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the hashish report

TOP: Medical marijuana store opens near Miami's Dadeland Mall - Sun Sentinel
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sun-sentinel - (US) Just down the street from Miamib s bustling Dadeland Mall is the newest medical marijuana store to open in South Florida. (Mon Jun 18 14:10:00 2018 PDT) [also orlandosentinel9279]

TOP: First Orlando medical marijuana dispensary opens for business - Orlando Sentinel
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orlandosentinel - (US) He was among a dozen patients waiting for the doors of the dispensary to open. The marijuana is grown and processed on dedicated acreage at Knox Nursery in Winter Garden. There are 730 patients in the Orlando area approved by the state to receive medical marijuana. (Mon Jun 18 14:08:13 2018 PDT)

UK: New legislation needed after Billy Caldwell's trauma - The Irish News
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irishnews - (US) THERE will be huge relief that the 12-year-old Tyrone boy Billy Caldwell has at last been allowed access to the use of essential medication involving the controlled use of cannabis oil which may save his life but there will be equally enormous concern that the child and his family were left in such an agonising position in the first place. (Mon Jun 18 10:08:54 2018 PDT)

UK: May distances herself from review of law on medicinal... - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (US) Theresa May REFUSES to back Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt on changing the law on medical cannabis after epileptic boy Billy Caldwell's case Theresa May REFUSES to back Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt on changing the law on medical cannabis after epileptic boy Billy Caldwell's case May was challenged to endorse her Health Secretary on medical cannabisB Theresa May today refused to endorse her Health Secretary's ca... (Mon Jun 18 10:04:18 2018 PDT)

CANADA: From marijuana beer to pot cookies, Canadian companies creating cannabis edibles
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royalcityrecord - Old-fashioned pot cookies: Canadian companies are creating them all. It's unclear when stores will legally be able to stock the edibles for recreational users. (Mon Jun 18 02:33:39 2018 PDT) [also capebretonpost12005]

CANADA: Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana - Regional - News - The Journal Pioneer
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journalpioneer - (US) Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana ! Regional ! News ! The Journal Pioneer Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana LONDON b The mother of an epileptic boy at the centre of a debate over medical marijuana in the U.K. is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss liberalizing British policy. (Mon Jun 18 02:23:36 2018 PDT)

UK: Teenager dies after taking ecstasy on camping trip near Rochdale - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (US) Recent Reports said that ecstasy and MDMA are getting stronger in the Greater Manchester area. (Sun Jun 17 10:02:48 2018 PDT)

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