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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMTLethbridge Herald, 18 Feb 2017 - POLICE WELCOMES TRAINING FOR OFFICERS TO ADMINISTER NALOXONE When it comes to fighting the illegal drug trade, fentanyl knows no borders. Overdose deaths attributed to the illicit opioid are skyrocketing each year in cities, towns and on reserves in Alberta.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMTHamilton Spectator, 17 Feb 2017 - A 28-year-old man is facing drug trafficking charges after police raided his east-end Hamilton medical marijuana dispensary Tuesday. Officers from Hamilton police's vice and drugs unit executed a search warrant at MMJ Canada - located at 146 Ottawa St. N. - around 1 p.m. and said they found about $100,000 worth of marijuana and marijuana products, including edibles.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMTTruro Daily News, 11 Feb 2017 - A month after it opened, a downtown business specializing in marijuana paraphernalia was searched by police on Thursday. Dr. Greenthumb was searched by members of the Cumberland Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit on Thursday with assistance from the Amherst Police Department.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMTVictoria News, 27 Jan 2017 - Victoria police descended upon a downtown pot shop Wednesday morning, conducting a search warrant connected to the discovery of 30 pounds of marijuana on a commercial flight earlier this month. Officers arrived at the Remedy Medicinals Dispensary on Fisgard Street early in the morning and took three people into custody, but they were later released.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMTToronto Star, 24 Jan 2017 - Cops are 'setting a standard few can live up to' due to fear of charges, law professor says Toronto police are asking illegal marijuana dispensaries to report robberies committed in their shops, but lawyers say the fear of criminal charges makes co-operating with police a difficult prospect for pot sellers.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMTThe Record, 21 Jan 2017 - WATERLOO REGION - Waterloo Regional Police officers will be carrying nasal naloxone beginning in February. Front-line officers are currently going through training on naloxone - a drug used to temporarily reverse the effects of opioid overdoses, said Insp. Mike Haffner.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMTVictoria News, 04 Jan 2017 - Whenever the city's top cop looks at the priorities for the Victoria Police Department, he also assesses marijuana dispensaries on a regular basis. He prefers to call them marijuana storefronts rather than dispensaries because that adds there might be a concept of a legal component, in his opinion.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMTThe Stony Plain Reporter, 23 Dec 2016 - The message has been spread for years that drinking and driving don't mix, but taking drugs and driving can be just as fatal and needs to be taken seriously, police say. The Capital West Integrated Traffic Unit reports it is seeing more cases of impaired driving by drug use.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMTThe Beacon Herald, 23 Dec 2016 - Police are testing new devices to identify drug-impaired drivers. Whether or not the impending legalization of recreational marijuana use will have an impact on drug-impaired driving remains to be seen.