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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]

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)

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) [also wptv8873]

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)

FL: Paramore Release New Song "Hard Times" With Psychedelic Video + MIX 105.1
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mix1051.cbslocal - (US) Paramore Release New Song “Hard Times” With Psychedelic Video + MIX 105.1 Paramore Release New Song “Hard Times” With Psychedelic Video ... (Sat Apr 22 20:21:03 2017 PDT)

FL: What happens when you smoke marijuana every day? - Firstcoastnews.com
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firstcoastnews - (US) People will honor the day by smoking lots and lots of weed. The truth is. Doctors and addiction experts have only had a whiff of evidence on marijuana's effects. (Sat Apr 22 19:40:37 2017 PDT)

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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]

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)

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)

kiiitv.com
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kiiitv - (US) He was charged with possession of controlled substance. (Sat Apr 22 20:01:14 2017 PDT)

The Age
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theage - (US) Drugs seized during the operationB includedB cannabis, amphetamine, cocaine,B ketamineB andB MDMA. Drugs seized during the operationB includedB cannabis, amphetamine, cocaine,B ketamine... (Sat Apr 22 17:46:05 2017 PDT)

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magic mushroom news

magic (psychedelic) mushrooms mentioned in breaking news

Chicago Tribune
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chicagotribune - (US) Faces witness intimidation and drug charges after police say his apartment was searched and officers found numerous drugs. (Sat Apr 22 15:16:06 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)

TOP: Various Drugs, Vehicles Seized From Middletown Apartment - Hartford Courant
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courant - (US) Douglas Brockett, 34, of Middletown was charged with 10 drug offenses, including possession with intent to sell and possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a housing project. A search of a man's ... (Thu Apr 20 14:53:59 2017 PDT)

TOP: Cops make million-dollar drug bust in Brooklyn - New York Post
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nypost - (US) Of Greenpoint were busted Wednesday with hundreds of pounds of illegal narcotics after Homeland Security tipped off local authorities that a large shipment was being transported from the West Coast to Brooklyn. (Thu Apr 20 14:09:27 2017 PDT)

Business Insider
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businessinsider - (US) Researchers say there are many other ways marijuana might affect health that they want to better understand. b and. Is thought to be responsible for many of marijuana's Pot also contains cannabidiol. (Thu Apr 20 08:16:17 2017 PDT)

TOP: Clifton man charged with 16 kinds of drugs in his car
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northjersey - (US) Police say suspect was found sleeping in his car, where they uncovered a stash of drugs and paraphernalia. Clifton man charged with 16 kinds of drugs in his car Police say suspect was found sleeping in his car, where they uncovered a stash of drugs and paraphernalia. Police say suspect was foun... (Wed Apr 19 14:31:47 2017 PDT)

The Sun
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The Sun - (US) Michaella was banged up for her failed attempt to smuggle cocaine into Europe with pal Melissa Reid It is the first time she has been back to Ibiza since smuggling cocaine to Peru McCollum has said she was on a four-day ketamine and magic mushroom-fuelled bender in Ibiza when she decided to smuggle cocaine into Spain McCollum has said she was on a four-day ketamine and magic mushroom-fuelled bender in Ibiza w... (Wed Apr 19 10:16:19 2017 PDT)

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psychotropic substances and religion

religious use and psychedelics, cannabis

CO: CEO 'blown away' as Parachute pioneers drive-thru pot - AspenTimes.com
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aspentimes - (US) "It's pretty cool to see a drive-thru here seeing as how Grand Junction doesn't have any recreational marijuana. (Sat Apr 22 16:01:02 2017 PDT)

CO: Dave Perry, Author at Aurora Sentinel
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aurorasentinel - Pot fans observe 4/20 holiday with smoke-outs, high hike and Denver smokefest ... (Fri Apr 21 16:03:07 2017 PDT)

CO: Colorado rejects attempt to ban pot churches - Aurora Sentinel
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aurorasentinel - Colorado rejects attempt to ban pot churches - Aurora Sentinel Colorado rejects attempt to ban pot churches The House vote came Thursday on the 4/20 holiday after it debated whether to try stamping out attempts to use religious freedoms to open places where marijuana users can gather Colorado lawmakers have rejected a last-minute proposal to ban marijuana churches where users can congregate inside and smoke pot. (Fri Apr 21 16:03:07 2017 PDT)

FL: Talk Radio 101.1 FM - Related Content
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talkradio101 - (US) Entheogenic use of cannabis Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Maker and Distributor of Edible Marijuana Minorities Now Seek Bigger Cut of Burgeoning Marijuana Industry Stock/Thinkstock(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- When cann... (Thu Apr 20 21:38:43 2017 PDT)

FL: Talk Radio 101.1 FM - Related Content
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talkradio101 - (US) Entheogens Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Maker and Distributor of Edible Marijuana Minorities Now Seek Bigger Cut of Burgeoning Marijuana Industry Stock/Thinkstock(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- When cannabis business owner Jesce Horton began attendi... (Thu Apr 20 21:38:43 2017 PDT)

FL: Talk Radio 101.1 FM - Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Maker And Distributor Of Edible Marijuana
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talkradio101 - (US) She told the dispatcher he was "talking like it was the end of the world and wanted her to shoot him" and that he was "totally hallucinating.". (Thu Apr 20 21:38:43 2017 PDT)

RollingStone.com
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rollingstone - (US) Why Microdosing Is Taking Over Medical Marijuana For decades. As well as the counterculture's day of celebrationB b B but have we outgrown this unofficial national holiday? Or How to Smoke Legal Pot in America: A State-by State Guide Marijuana is recreationally legal in eight states. (Thu Apr 20 19:17:31 2017 PDT)

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Dimethyltryptamine

Ayahuasca and DMT

CANADA: Dominic Monaghan interested in plant hallucinogens
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therecord - (US) Dominic Monaghan interested in plant hallucinogens Overcoming Opioids: The quest for less addictive drugs Dominic Monaghan interested in plant hallucinogens Dominic Monaghan is "very interested" in hallucinogenic "plant medicines". (Tue Apr 18 03:26:35 2017 PDT)


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plants

various psychoactive plants in the news

[2]: Man Arrested for Possessing KHAT and#8902; Hudson Valley News Network
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hudsonvalleynewsnetwork - (US) Man Arrested for Possessing KHAT ⋆ Hudson Valley News Network Man Arrested for Possessing KHAT During the search, approximately 78 grams of suspected Cathinone (KHAT), a scheduled 1 drug, was located. During the search,... (Wed Apr 19 23:16:25 2017 PDT)

UK: Magic mushrooms 'less harmful than thought' and should be reclassified, says leading psychiatrist - The Independent
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independent - (US) Says leading psychiatrist Psychedelic drugs including LSD and magic mushrooms are much less harmful than has been claimed. (Wed Apr 19 10:14:13 2017 PDT)

UK: This is the effect of magic mushrooms upon the brain - indy100
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UK: This is the effect of magic mushrooms upon the brain - indy100 - (US) This is the effect of magic mushrooms upon the brain ! indy100 This is the effect of magic mushrooms upon the brain On the left hand side is an fMRI scan of someone given a placebo. (Wed Apr 19 10:14:13 2017 PDT)

UK: Magic mushrooms and cancer: My magical mystery cure? - The Independent
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independent - (US) The active ingredient in 'magic mushrooms' Hallucinogenic drugs showed great promise as therapeutic treatments before they were banished from the clinical scene in the 1970s. (Wed Apr 19 10:14:13 2017 PDT)

UK: First evidence found that LSD produces 'higher' level of consciousness, scientists claim - The Independent
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independent - (US) Scientists claim to have found the first evidence that psychedelic drugs create a b higher level of consciousnessb . (Wed Apr 19 10:14:13 2017 PDT)

UK: Jason Chaffetz shocks Washington by saying he will NOT run - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (US) Jason Chaffetz shocks Washington by saying he will NOT run ! Daily Mail Online Top Republican Jason Chaffetz shocks Washington by saying he will NOT run again in 2017 House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz announced today on Facebook that he would not be on the ballot in 2017B House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz. (Wed Apr 19 10:04:10 2017 PDT)

Daily Mail
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dailymail - (US) Duterte's drug war ! Daily Mail Online Police are being given bonuses for killing suspects. Are planting evidence and carrying out most of the 'vigilante' executions as part of President Duterte's drug war. (Tue Apr 18 07:31:27 2017 PDT)

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LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) in the news

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) [also wptv8873, 10news8950, abcactionnews9785, newsy8567]

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)

UK: Cash-strapped mum hands in hundreds of pounds she finds at ATM in Southport - Metro News
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metro - (US) Teenager died after taking fatal dose of LSD on gap-year (Sat Apr 22 10:21:55 2017 PDT) [also metro7861, metro2767]

UK: Teenager Henry Suggitt died after taking fatal dose of LSD on gap-year - Metro News
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metro - (US) Henry was found to have 1.3 micrograms of LSD in his system. (Sat Apr 22 10:21:55 2017 PDT)

Four arrested on drug charges following raid in Jamestown
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buffalonews - Four arrested on drug charges following raid in Jamestown - The Buffalo News Four arrested on drug charges following raid in Jamestown JAMESTOWN b Four people were arrested on drug charges Friday following a raid at a Norwood Avenue residence where narcotics were being sold. (Fri Apr 21 21:01:09 2017 PDT)

CO: Public banking goes to pot -- High Country News
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hcn - (US) When it was over. Two men were dead. A woman was critically injured. 100 pounds of marijuana and $100000 to $200000 in cash were reportedly missing. Although 29 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana in some form. (Fri Apr 21 16:31:54 2017 PDT)

Peace Arch News
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peacearchnews - (US) Canadian teens’ thoughts on pot unchanged after legalization news - Peace Arch News Canadian teens’ thoughts on pot unchanged after legalization news Government officials announced Thursday that cannabis would be made legal for recreat... (Fri Apr 21 14:47:09 2017 PDT)

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