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Published: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:53:45 -0700

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US AZ: Speaker Advocates For No Vote On Marijuana Legalization

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Mohave Valley Daily News, 21 Oct 2016 - BULLHEAD CITY - Proposition 205 is poorly written, creates two new bureaucracies and will greatly reduce Arizonans' ability to affect marijuana policy in the state, Laurence Schiff says. Schiff, a Kingman psychiatrist, outlined for the Colorado River Republican Women group several justifications for a "no" vote on the measure in the Nov. 8 election.

US NV: Two Las Vegas Marijuana Dispensaries Ranked Among The Best

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Las Vegas Sun, 21 Oct 2016 - Two Las Vegas medical marijuana dispensaries have been ranked among the top 25 dispensaries in the United States by a national publication. Essence Vegas and The Grove were ranked 22nd and 25th, respectively, by Business Insider in a Sept. 20 list of the top marijuana dispensaries selling either recreational or medicinal marijuana. The rankings evaluated more than 500 marijuana facilities across 25 states and the District of Columbia.

US NV: Editorial: Here's Why Ballot Questions On Guns, Marijuana

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Las Vegas Sun, 19 Oct 2016 - There are several ways to measure the failure of the War on Drugs, starting with its role in sending a grossly disproportionate number of African-Americans to prison. Not far down the list is how the initiative affected marijuana supply and demand. Despite hundreds of billions of dollars in expenditures and decades of effort on drug eradication, millions of Americans continue to use the drug.

Canada: Medical Pot Users Ask Ottawa To Cut Costs, Update Status

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 20 Oct 2016 - Medical cannabis patients are urging the federal government to make marijuana more affordable by encouraging insurers to cover it and dropping the sales tax once it is legalized. Earlier this week, 15 patients from across Canada spoke with four members of the government's legalization task force about how medical cannabis helps them with a variety of ailments. They told the panel that the cost of medical marijuana often causes financial hardship, according to event facilitator Hilary Black, founder of Vancouver's oldest dispensary and current director of patient services at licensed commercial grower Bedrocan.

CN PI: Parental Warning

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

The Journal-Pioneer, 19 Oct 2016 - Police stepping up patrols of Queen Elizabeth Park after incident involving needle A Summerside family is reeling this week after one of its young members was scratched by a needle while playing at Queen Elizabeth Park.

CN AB: Cannabis 101

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

The Calgary Sun, 19 Oct 2016 - Provincial officials head to Colorado to study weed industry Alberta's Justice Minister and Solicitor General is Colorado-bound to see how the state has handled legal weed. Kathleen Ganley said with marijuana's legalization in Canada imminent, it's prudent to look at best practices and lessons learned from a place that's pioneered the way.

CN BC: Forum Tackles Fentanyl Crisis

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

The Williams Lake Tribune, 19 Oct 2016 - No street drug is safe, not even marijuana. That was the message driven home by a multi-agency panel who gave up their Thursday night to speak at a public forum about the dangers of street drugs laced with fentanyl.

US: Editorial: Marijuana Lights Up State Ballots

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

New York Times, 19 Oct 2016 - Credit Christopher DeLorenzo People in nine states, including California, Florida and Massachusetts, will vote Nov. 8 on ballot proposals permitting recreational or medical use of marijuana. These initiatives could give a big push to legalization, prompting the next president and Congress to overhaul the countrya€™s failed drug laws.

CN AB: Fighting The Green Fight

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Edmonton Sun, 18 Oct 2016 - Fentanyl crisis overtaking marijuana in Alberta You won't find many, if any, people working in law enforcement ready to admit that marijuana trafficking isn't still on their radar. In fact, they will go to great lengths to tell you otherwise.