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bendbulletin - (US) A pharmaceutical company that was one of the chief financial backers of the opposition to marijuana legalization in Arizona last year. (Sun Mar 26 21:17:23 2017 PDT) [also bendbulletin6849]

CBS Minnesota / WCCO
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minnesota.cbslocal - (US) A 33-year-old man was arrested Friday for being found with a large amount of marijuana and other drugs after a crash near the area of Broadway and Marshall Avenues Northeast in Minneapolis A 33-year-old man was arrested Friday for being found with a large amount of marijuana and other drugs after a crash near the area of Broadway and Marshall Avenues Northeast in Minneapolis. (Sun Mar 26 16:01:16 2017 PDT)

TOP: DEA OKs synthetic marijuana for pharma company that spent $500,000 to keep pot illegal - The Morning Call
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mcall - (US) DEA OKs synthetic marijuana for pharma company that spent $500000 to keep pot illegal - The Morning Call DEA OKs synthetic marijuana for pharma company that spent $500000 to keep pot illegal - The Morning Call DEA OKs synthetic marijuana for pharma company that spent $500000 to keep pot illegal - The Morning Call DEA OKs synthetic marijuana for pharma company that spent $500000 to keep pot illegal - The Morni... (Sun Mar 26 15:02:10 2017 PDT)

CANADA: 'Beauty and the Beast': Enchanting new take - Kingston This Week
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kingstonthisweek - (Canada) Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast has all the thrills and adventure of the animated original, plus some new and entirely hallucinogenic visuals. On ’shrooms. ... (Sun Mar 26 02:40:47 2017 PDT)

INTERNATIONAL: Peptide in funnel-web spider venom slows death of neurons in rats after stroke, study shows
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smh - (US) A peptide found inside the venom of the Fraser Island funnel-web spider has been found to slow the death of brain cells in rats after they suffer an induced stroke.B Hospitals are in desperate need of live funnel-webs so they can make the anti-venom. (Sun Mar 26 01:14:08 2017 PDT)

FL: Spider's venom could help prevent strokes - Drew Thomas - 107.9 WSRZ
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wsrz.iheart - (US) Spider's venom could help prevent strokes ! Drew Thomas ! 107.9 WSRZ Spider's venom could help prevent strokes See how the venom of a dangerous spider from Australia could help protect our brains from strokes: ... (Sat Mar 25 21:15:54 2017 PDT)

TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - West Virginia Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Advances The new law states that; b The Mayor shall open an application period for the registration of a dispensary in Ward 7 or Ward 8 within 60 days after the effective date of the Medical Marijuana Dispensary Emergency Amendment Actb . The ... (Sat Mar 25 20:39:23 2017 PDT)

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UK: Gangbusters: Fernhill, Scouse Josh and the biggest gangs busted in 2016 - Liverpool Echo
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liverpoolecho - (US) Peddled #6m of heroin and was run from Liverpool - with ten of those jailed from Merseyside. Heroin and cannabis gang were jailed for a total of 111 years. (Sun Mar 26 10:28:21 2017 PDT)

UK: Sydney is the cocaine capital of Australia - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (US) Sydney is the cocaine capital of Australia ! Daily Mail Online Sydney drug users snort TWICE the amount of cocaine than people in any other capital city - as it's revealed one in 28 Australians take meth Sydney drug users snort TWICE the amount of cocaine than people in any other capital city - as it's revealed one in 28 Australians take meth Sydney drug users snort TWICE the amount of cocaine than people in ... (Sun Mar 26 10:07:12 2017 PDT)

ABC Online
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abc - (Australia) Methylamphetamine use is big in regional Tasmania. Oxycodone among highest in country The researchers were testing for 13 illicit and licit (legal) substances including cocaine. (Sat Mar 25 23:31:06 2017 PDT)

WJTV
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wjtv - (US) Was arrested on the job and charged with possession of MDMA with intent to distribute. (Sat Mar 25 02:16:15 2017 PDT)

Drug bust made at Jackson barber shop
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msnewsnow - (US) Hinds County Sheriff’s Street Crimes Unit acting on a tip discovered illegal drugs inside a local barber shop in Jackson. Officers recovered 300 units of MDMA (Ecstacy). Officers r... (Fri Mar 24 23:16:13 2017 PDT)

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klck1400 - (US) Sunday at 4 PM Fibber Mcgee And Molly What's Going On Outside The Drugstore Original Air Date - 3/18/1947 Bickersons Gooseby Vacation Original Air Date - 7/10/1951 Sunday at 4 PM Fibber Mcgee And Molly What's Going On Outside The Drugstore Original Air Date - 3/18/1947 Bickersons Gooseby Vacation Original Air Date - 7/10/1951 ... (Fri Mar 24 22:53:42 2017 PDT)

Longview News-Journal
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Longview News-Journal - (US) East Texans arrested on drug charges - Longview News-Journal - Longview, TX Police & Courts 11 East Texans arrested on drug charges Police, ATF on Meadowbrook Agents with the Gregg County Organized Drug Enforcement Unit arrested 11 people Thursday on manufacturing or delive... (Fri Mar 24 19:46:14 2017 PDT)

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CANADA: 'Beauty and the Beast': Enchanting new take - Kingston This Week
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kingstonthisweek - (Canada) Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast has all the thrills and adventure of the animated original, plus some new and entirely hallucinogenic visuals. On ’shrooms. ... (Sun Mar 26 02:40:47 2017 PDT) [also wallaceburgcourierpress11366, stonyplainreporter10875, sprucegroveexaminer10949, vulcanadvocate10375]

Two charged in substantial drug seizure
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capebretonpost - (US) SYDNEY b Two Sydney residents have been remanded to jail for the weekend charged with drug trafficking after police seized some $150000 worth of illegal product. (Fri Mar 24 16:16:42 2017 PDT)

Press of Atlantic City
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pressofatlanticcity - (US) Lower Township man faces drug charges following search warrant ! News ! pressofatlanticcity.com Lower Township man faces drug charges following search warrant LOWER TOWNSHIP b A township man is facing multiple drug charges after police say they found distribution amounts of various narcotics at his home. (Fri Mar 24 15:31:20 2017 PDT)

Times LIVE
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timeslive - (South Africa) Japan's magic mushrooms make bog-standard varieties seem tasteless ... (Fri Mar 24 03:16:20 2017 PDT)

Journal and Courier
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jconline - (US) Lafayette man faces nine drug-related charges Rufus Duncan was on home detention in January when police say they found drugs in his apartment. (Thu Mar 23 13:46:38 2017 PDT)

fox6now.com
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fox6now - (US) The graduates were in jail. The former drug addict was at his lowest of lows. (Thu Mar 23 01:31:16 2017 PDT)

[2]: Mushroom News, Research
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news-medical - Reveals national survey Relatively few people are aware of the health benefits of mushrooms. (Wed Mar 22 23:12:48 2017 PDT)

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[2]: Hallucinogenic drug offers relief for people with cancer-related anxiety or depression
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news-medical - "The most interesting and remarkable finding is that a single dose of psilocybin. The study was designed to see if psilocybin could produce similar results in psychologically distressed cancer patients. (Wed Mar 22 23:12:48 2017 PDT)

Deseret News
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deseretnews - (US) SALT LAKE CITY b Medical marijuana advocates in Utah are planning to try to get an initiative on the November 2018 ballot that would allow the drug to be used for treatment. Who have rejected passing a broad medical pot law during the past three legislative sessions. (Wed Mar 22 19:31:09 2017 PDT)

TOP: Arkansas Senate takes up religion bill at governor's request - Chicago Tribune
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chicagotribune - (US) Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is calling for changes to a religious objection measure facing a backlash from businesses and gay rights groups. (Wed Mar 22 14:04:45 2017 PDT)

In Alabama church, marijuana is part of spiritual journey
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dailyprogress - (US) Marijuana is part of spiritual journey ! ! dailyprogress.com In Alabama church. Marijuana is part of spiritual journey "I smoke cannabis on a daily basis for my pain. Before marijuana was stigmatized as an illegal drug. (Wed Mar 22 09:01:28 2017 PDT)

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CANADA: 'Beauty and the Beast': Enchanting new take - Kingston This Week
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kingstonthisweek - (Canada) Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast has all the thrills and adventure of the animated original, plus some new and entirely hallucinogenic visuals. On ’shrooms. ... (Sun Mar 26 02:40:47 2017 PDT) [also wallaceburgcourierpress11366, stonyplainreporter10875, sprucegroveexaminer10949, vulcanadvocate10375]

TOP: Lawyers for 'El Chapo,' who twice escaped from Mexican prisons, say N.Y. jail conditions are too strict - LA Times
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latimes - (US) Public defenders representing Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin b El Chapob He has pleaded not guilty to a wide swath of charges, including drug trafficking, conspiracy and murder. A police motorcade transporting Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman crosses the Brooklyn Bridge headed back to Manhattan after his hearing at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn ... (Fri Mar 24 14:04:43 2017 PDT)

Times LIVE
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timeslive - (South Africa) Japan's magic mushrooms make bog-standard varieties seem tasteless ... (Fri Mar 24 03:16:20 2017 PDT)

fox6now.com
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fox6now - (US) The graduates were in jail. The former drug addict was at his lowest of lows. (Thu Mar 23 01:31:16 2017 PDT)

[2]: Mushroom News, Research
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news-medical - Reveals national survey Relatively few people are aware of the health benefits of mushrooms. (Wed Mar 22 23:12:48 2017 PDT)

[2]: Hallucinogenic drug offers relief for people with cancer-related anxiety or depression
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news-medical - "The most interesting and remarkable finding is that a single dose of psilocybin. The study was designed to see if psilocybin could produce similar results in psychologically distressed cancer patients. (Wed Mar 22 23:12:48 2017 PDT)

'Immigration pays its toll on our people ...if its not done legally,' White House says after 'disgusting' sex attack ...
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dailymail - (US) Press Secretary Sean Spicer called the assault 'tragic...horrendous...horrible and disgusting' and said schools should be a place where children are safeB Press Secretary Sean Spicer called the assault 'tragic...horrendous...horrible and disgusting' and said schools should be ... (Wed Mar 22 12:08:21 2017 PDT)

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TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - West Virginia Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Advances The new law states that; b The Mayor shall open an application period for the registration of a dispensary in Ward 7 or Ward 8 within 60 days after the effective date of the Medical Marijuana Dispensary Emergency Amendment Actb . The ... (Sat Mar 25 20:39:23 2017 PDT)

West Virginia Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Advances
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West Virginia Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Advances - West Virginia Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Advances - TheJointBlog.com Study: Regular Marijuana Use Associated with Lower Body Mass Index (BMI) West Virginia Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Advances ... (Sat Mar 25 17:39:22 2017 PDT)

TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - Prohibits a court from imposing as a bond condition a ban on marijuana use if the person possesses a valid medical marijuana registry identification card.b This is a clean-up expanding upon existing law that allows the use of medical marijuana while on parole or probation. (Fri Mar 24 18:39:38 2017 PDT)

TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - Hawaii Bill to Expand Medical Cannabis Law Passes Senate Committee, Already Passed House - TheJointBlog.com Hawaii Bill to Expand Medical Cannabis Law Passes Senate Committee, Already Passed House - TheJointBlog.com DEA Approves THC Medicine for Schedule 2 Hawaii Bill to Expand Medical Cannabis Law Passes Senate Committee, Already Pa... (Fri Mar 24 16:39:43 2017 PDT)

TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - Companion Bills to Legalize Cannabis Filed in Illinois - TheJointBlog.com Stephen Colbert Makes Fun of Jeff Sessions Over Marijuana Comments Chronic Pain Now a Medical Cannabis Condition in New York Companion Bills to Legalize Cannabis Filed in Illinois Senator Steans was the lead sponsor of a 2016 measure that has since decriminalized the possession of up to 10 grams of cannabis in the state. (Thu Mar 23 04:31:36 2017 PDT)

TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said when the department first announced the change in December. b Medical marijuana is already helping thousands of patients across New York State. (Wed Mar 22 20:39:12 2017 PDT)

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LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) in the news

CBS Minnesota / WCCO
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minnesota.cbslocal - (US) A 33-year-old man was arrested Friday for being found with a large amount of marijuana and other drugs after a crash near the area of Broadway and Marshall Avenues Northeast in Minneapolis A 33-year-old man was arrested Friday for being found with a large amount of marijuana and other drugs after a crash near the area of Broadway and Marshall Avenues Northeast in Minneapolis. (Sun Mar 26 16:01:16 2017 PDT)

TOP: Gabbard introduces act to decriminalize pot
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staradvertiser - (US) FBI reports have shown that in 2011 alone an individual in the United States was arrested for marijuana use. Our current laws are turning everyday Americans into criminals. (Sat Mar 25 14:46:51 2017 PDT)

Medical cannabis expansion gets Ok
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jacksonheraldtoday - Other Schedule 1 drugs are heroin. GHB and other potent drugs that have no medical use and that can be highly addictive. (Sat Mar 25 07:39:15 2017 PDT)

Marijuana.com (blog)
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marijuana - Marijuana and Chris Hayes: b Oh My Goodnessb Cannabis Culture Loses Marc and Jodie Emery b Thousands of Poundsb Were Seized in Colorado’. (Fri Mar 24 16:39:43 2017 PDT) [also marijuana9708]

Two charged in substantial drug seizure
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capebretonpost - (US) SYDNEY b Two Sydney residents have been remanded to jail for the weekend charged with drug trafficking after police seized some $150000 worth of illegal product. (Fri Mar 24 16:16:42 2017 PDT)

Medical marijuana discussed with planning commission
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hillsdale - (US) The number of medical marijuana patients in Michigan will reach 300000. (Fri Mar 24 06:39:28 2017 PDT)

Daily Mail
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dailymail - (US) Better known as 'miaow-miaow' 'The sentences handed down to those involved show that the dealers of these dangerous substances will be brought to justice and made to pay for their criminal actions.'B Shocking moment terror attacker's car speeds across bridge Two brothers attack Trooper before Good Samaritans intervene Police deny explosion in Westminster after witnesses... (Thu Mar 23 18:31:34 2017 PDT)

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