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Published: Sun, 23 Jul 2017 04:05:18 -0700

Last Build Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2017 17:10:01 GMT

 



CN NS: Naloxone A 'Great First Step'

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Metro, 20 Jul 2017 - Access to drug will save lives, says front-line worker A Halifax woman working on the front lines of the opioid crisis describes the province's decision to expand access to naloxone as "a great first step.".



US CA: California Is Working To Avoid A Shortage Of Legalized

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 19 Jul 2017 - California hopes to avoid the same shortage of legalized marijuana that now faces Nevada when sales begin here in January. (File photo | Los Angeles Times) With Nevada suffering a shortage of legalized marijuana, California's state pot czar said Wednesday that efforts are being made in her state to make sure sufficient licenses go to farmers, testers and distributors to supply retailers.



Colombia: Peace Is New Test For Colombian Coca Farmers

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

New York Times, 18 Jul 2017 - LOS RIOS, Colombia - Every three months or so, Javier Tupaz, a father of six, heads downhill from his clapboard home to work in his cocaine laboratory. Under a black tent in the jungle, he shovels coca leaves into a giant vat with gasoline, then adds cement powder - the first steps in his cocaine recipe.



CN AB: Legal Age For Pot Use Likely To Be Set At 19

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Toronto Star, 21 Jul 2017 - EDMONTON - Ontario is on track to set the legal age for recreational marijuana use at 19, Premier Kathleen Wynne says. Wynne told the Star the age of majority should be the same for pot as it is for booze once the federal government legalizes cannabis next July 1.



US FL: Oviedo To Soon Allow Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Orlando Sentinel, 19 Jul 2017 - Oviedo City Council members this week agreed to let the city's moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries expire Aug. 5, making it likely that Oviedo will become the first Seminole County municipality to allow such businesses. Council members also directed city staffers Monday to draft an ordinance that will treat medical marijuana dispensaries under the same zoning regulations as pharmacies.



CN ON: TTC Compensates Suspended Fare Collector

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Toronto Star, 20 Jul 2017 - Employee wasn't allowed to work after drug raid in which police found pot, $40K in cash and tokens A fare collector who took home $40,000 in TTC funds and then lost it in a drug raid has been awarded compensation from the transit agency after he challenged his suspension from the job.



CN AB: The Waiting Game

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Winnipeg Sun, 20 Jul 2017 - Pallister monitoring fed decision on Churchill, wants Ottawa to delay pot legalization The federal government needs to "step up" on multiple matters that impact Manitobans, Premier Brian Pallister said Wednesday in a conference call with local media.



CN MB: Police Can Confirm Pot Licences 24-7

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Brandon Sun, 19 Jul 2017 - BRANDON COUPLE LAUNCHES LAWSUIT OVER GROW-OP RAID Health Canada says police officers can call them any time when it comes to confirming whether citizens have legal authority to produce and possess medicinal marijuana.



CN BC: IH Set To Expand Services For Users Of Illegal Drugs

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Daily Courier, 20 Jul 2017 - Mobile overdose-prevention unit to start offering supervision as well Overnight, the bureaucratese for safe injection site has changed to supervised consumption services. "Our new permission from Health Canada allows us to transition, in the next two weeks, from offering a mobile safe injection site to offering mobile supervised consumption services," said Interior Health medical health officer Dr. Lilvina Mema.