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OR: Pot grow violations lead to bigger fines - News - DailyTidings.com - Ashland, OR
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dailytidings - (US) OR Pot grow violations lead to bigger fines Jackson County is raising its maximum fine from $10000 to $20000 for code violations —. (Sun Nov 19 21:18:02 2017 PST)

UK: Psychedelic society launches in Glasgow to try to change the law on mind-altering drugs - HeraldScotland
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heraldscotland - (UK) Who was dismissed as chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs in 2009. Cannabis and acid were less dangerous than alcohol and tobacco. (Sun Nov 19 10:07:19 2017 PST)

TOP: Five members of 'Wolfpack' gang arrested after Allentown drug raid Friday - The Morning Call
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mcall - (US) Five members of 'Wolfpack' gang arrested after Allentown drug raid Friday - The Morning Call Five members of 'Wolfpack' gang arrested after Allentown drug raid Friday An ongoing drug investigation into a local gang known as the Wolfpack led to the arrest of five members in Allentown on Friday, along with the discovery of hundreds of narcotic pills and multiple guns, ... (Sat Nov 18 14:21:28 2017 PST)

TOP: Widow of Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer auctions rare items - The Fresno Bee
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fresnobee - (US) The widow of the Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange trip with the psychedelic rock-and-roll band. (Sat Nov 18 14:17:47 2017 PST) [also charlotteobserver8300]

TOP: What is synthetic marijuana?
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northjersey - (US) What is synthetic marijuana? What is synthetic marijuana? What is synthetic marijuana? What is synthetic marijuana? Synthetic marijuana is an increasing concern for public safety officials. (Sat Nov 18 14:15:13 2017 PST)

INDIA: HC dismisses AAP leader Ashish Khetan's plea in defamation case by Bikram Majithia - punjab - Hindustan Times
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hindustantimes - (US) Majithia had complained of defamation stating the trio’s allegations of a “nexus” between him and drug mafia had denigrated his reputation. ... (Sat Nov 18 08:17:42 2017 PST)

FL: When bad drugs do good - Manhattan, New York, NY - Local News
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nypress - (US) There is similar good news about “. MDMA is still Schedule 1. Now MAPS is about to run a multi-site Phase 3 study of the “. (Fri Nov 17 19:13:13 2017 PST)

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INTERNATIONAL: Sydney's Crime Gangs - Drugs, murder, money laundering and global expansion.
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smh - (US) Ecstasy tablets are a big import line for organised crime in Sydney along with their active ingredient. (Mon Nov 20 01:06:04 2017 PST)

TOP: Groton Police: Men Engage In Drug Deal Inside Car As Infant Sleeps - Hartford Courant
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courant - (US) Was charged with possession of heroin. (Sat Nov 18 14:13:59 2017 PST)

UK: Megan Bannister trial: Witness alleges she was 'spiked' with drug by defendant Jason Burder - Leicester Mercury
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leicestermercury - (US) Marina Collins became unwell after willingly taking cocaine with Jason Burder A man accused of unlawfully killing schoolgirl Megan Bannister and supplying her with ecstasy was accused of b spikingb another young woman with drugs. (Sat Nov 18 10:12:12 2017 PST)

FL: When bad drugs do good - Manhattan, New York, NY - Local News
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nypress - (US) There is similar good news about “. MDMA is still Schedule 1. Now MAPS is about to run a multi-site Phase 3 study of the “. (Fri Nov 17 19:13:13 2017 PST)

UK: Megan Bannister: Pair accused of killing teen girl 'must have known she was dead' in backseat of car, court hears - The Independent
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independent - (US) A-level student, 16, found lifeless in rear of Vauxhall Astra after crash in Enderby, Leicestershire, in May having apparently been spiked with MDMA and strangled MDM... (Fri Nov 17 10:09:42 2017 PST)

TOP: Anonymous tip leads Costa Mesa police to make arrests on narcotics, weapons and theft charges - Daily Pilot
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latimes - (US) Weapons and theft charges These are some of the weapons and paraphernalia Costa Mesa police officers recovered Friday following a probation compliance check in Anaheim. These are some of the weapons and paraphernalia Costa Mesa police officers recovered Friday following a probation compliance check in Anaheim. (Thu Nov 16 14:01:07 2017 PST)

UK: Teenage girl 'lay dying in the back seat of a car while two men drove for hours looking for sex workers' - The Independent
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independent - (US) Jason Burder and Adam King spiked drinks taken by Megan Bannister, 16, with fatal amounts of ecstasy, court hears Jason Burder and Adam King spiked drinks taken by Megan Bannister, 16, wit... (Thu Nov 16 10:09:21 2017 PST)

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OR: Pot grow violations lead to bigger fines - News - DailyTidings.com - Ashland, OR
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dailytidings - (US) OR Pot grow violations lead to bigger fines Jackson County is raising its maximum fine from $10000 to $20000 for code violations —. (Sun Nov 19 21:18:02 2017 PST)

UK: Psychedelic society launches in Glasgow to try to change the law on mind-altering drugs - HeraldScotland
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heraldscotland - (UK) Who was dismissed as chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs in 2009. Cannabis and acid were less dangerous than alcohol and tobacco. (Sun Nov 19 10:07:19 2017 PST)

FL: When bad drugs do good - Manhattan, New York, NY - Local News
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nypress - (US) There is similar good news about “. MDMA is still Schedule 1. Now MAPS is about to run a multi-site Phase 3 study of the “. (Fri Nov 17 19:13:13 2017 PST)

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UK: Psychedelic society launches in Glasgow to try to change the law on mind-altering drugs - HeraldScotland
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heraldscotland - (UK) Who was dismissed as chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs in 2009. Cannabis and acid were less dangerous than alcohol and tobacco. (Sun Nov 19 10:07:19 2017 PST)

CANADA: Family taken in naked kidnapping has no answers - North Bay Nugget
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nugget - (Canada) Who may have unknowingly drank some hallucinogenic tea. (Fri Nov 17 02:28:28 2017 PST)

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UK: Psychedelic society launches in Glasgow to try to change the law on mind-altering drugs - HeraldScotland
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heraldscotland - (UK) Who was dismissed as chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs in 2009. Cannabis and acid were less dangerous than alcohol and tobacco. (Sun Nov 19 10:07:19 2017 PST)

CANADA: Family taken in naked kidnapping has no answers - North Bay Nugget
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nugget - (Canada) Who may have unknowingly drank some hallucinogenic tea. (Fri Nov 17 02:28:28 2017 PST)


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OH: Mike DeWine gives campaign talk in Wilmington - Wilmington News Journal
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wnewsj - (US) From left in the right foreground are Ohio Speaker of the House Cliff Rosenberger. S job is to create a pro-growth. T expand their companies because they have trouble finding job applicants who can pass a drug test or who have the requisite skills. (Sun Nov 19 18:47:03 2017 PST) [also timesgazette7958]

CANADA: Sports - Tri-City News
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tricitynews - [ ...] ... (Sat Nov 18 02:09:50 2017 PST)

FL: Yaneli Gonzalez - WUSF News
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wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu - (US) The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued a public health advisory this week regarding the use of Kratom - an herb that some people use to treat pain, stress, anxiety, and even opioid withdrawal. The Fe... (Fri Nov 17 21:06:29 2017 PST)

FL: Jacksonville police: Child dies after becoming tangled in swing chains at Charles Clark Park - WJAX-TV
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actionnewsjax - (US) Jacksonville area woman says she uses it to manage pain Doctors concerned about effects of kratom K-9s who sniff out drugs are at risk of overdosing on opioids FDA issues warning about kratom. (Fri Nov 17 21:01:07 2017 PST) [also actionnewsjax14794, actionnewsjax12890, actionnewsjax12003, actionnewsjax10896, actionnewsjax11177, actionnewsjax11184, actionnewsjax6196, actionnewsjax6188]

FL: WDUV - 105.5 WDUV
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m.wduv - (US) Kratom is a controversial tree leaf that has opiate-like effects for those who consume it. (Fri Nov 17 20:06:55 2017 PST)

OR: Send page by email - Pharmaceutical Technology
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pharmtech - (US) FDA Warns Against Using Kratom Products for Opioid Treatment FDA Commissioner Testifies... (Wed Nov 15 22:17:51 2017 PST)

OR: FDA Warns Against Using Kratom Products for Opioid Treatment - Pharmaceutical Technology
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pharmtech - (US) Which is similar to narcotics such as opioids. Some patients with opioid addiction are using kratom to treat their addiction. (Wed Nov 15 22:17:51 2017 PST)

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LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) in the news

UK: Psychedelic society launches in Glasgow to try to change the law on mind-altering drugs - HeraldScotland
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heraldscotland - (UK) Who was dismissed as chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs in 2009. Cannabis and acid were less dangerous than alcohol and tobacco. (Sun Nov 19 10:07:19 2017 PST)

TOP: Five members of 'Wolfpack' gang arrested after Allentown drug raid Friday - The Morning Call
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mcall - (US) Five members of 'Wolfpack' gang arrested after Allentown drug raid Friday - The Morning Call Five members of 'Wolfpack' gang arrested after Allentown drug raid Friday An ongoing drug investigation into a local gang known as the Wolfpack led to the arrest of five members in Allentown on Friday, along with the discovery of hundreds of narcotic pills and multiple guns, ... (Sat Nov 18 14:21:28 2017 PST)

UK: Car Features
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yorkshirepost - (UK) Take BTCC heritage, add a rare manual-plus-LSD combo, and multiply by today’s classic c... (Fri Nov 17 10:25:38 2017 PST) [also yorkshireeveningpost5507, worthingherald4819, wakefieldexpress5031, sunderlandecho4639, thestar4076, scotsman4024, ripleyandheanornews5363, peterboroughtoday5160, northamptonchron5061, portsmouth4438, matlockmercury4835, ilkestonadvertiser5267, hucknalldispatch5011, hartlepoolmail4814, edinburghnews.scotsman5467, derryjournal4465, crawleyobserver4944, chichester4371, chad3713, buryfreepress4738]

UK: Used Cars for sale, car news and reviews
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sunderlandecho - (UK) [ ...] ... (Fri Nov 17 10:20:59 2017 PST) [also peterboroughtoday3895, matlockmercury3570, ilkestonadvertiser4002, hartlepoolmail3549, derryjournal3200, crawleyobserver3679, chichester3106]

UK: Billie Lourd responds to Carrie Fisher's coroner's report - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (US) Used LSD by 21 and was diagnosed as bipolar at 24. (Fri Nov 17 10:03:40 2017 PST)

AK: Fairbanks News - TVTV
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webcenter11 - (US) [Who they say was high on LSD.] Alaska State Troopers arrested a man, who they say was high on LSD, after a scuffle with law enforcement required one officer to get stitches. $1.4 ... (Thu Nov 16 18:18:03 2017 PST)

AK: Young Man Assaults Trooper
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webcenter11 - (US) [Who they say was high on LSD.] Alaska State Troopers arrested a 19 year old man, who they say was high on LSD, after a scuffle with law enforcement required one officer to get stitches. An Alaska State Trooper arrived o... (Thu Nov 16 18:18:03 2017 PST)

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