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Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:50:10 -0700

Last Build Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:10:02 GMT

 



CN BC: Groups Demand Opening Of Bridge Street Injection Site

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Victoria News, 24 Feb 2017 - When Jack Phillips looks at the empty parking lot at 2920 Bridge St. in Rock Bay, he sees endless possibilities. It could be transformed into a garden, a bike shop or an area for people to bring their dogs. But most importantly, he sees a community harm reduction health centre and a supervised injection site by and for people who use drugs.



CN AB: RCMP To Fight Fentanyl Problem With Dogged Determination

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Lethbridge Herald, 08 Feb 2017 - COALDALE RCMP DOG BEING TRAINED TO DETECT ILLICIT DRUG It's a deadly drug that's use is quickly growing across the nation, including our own backyard. Fentanyl, an opioid 100 times more toxic than morphine, is known to cause serious harm to individuals, including death.



CN ON: Cannabis Culture There For Healing

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Goderich Signal-Star, 04 Jan 2017 - CANNABIS CULTURE THERE FOR HEALING This was not your ordinary cooking class. Barb Mahy was making her basic "canna chocolates," a simple mix of semi-sweet chocolate, coconut butter and a cannabis tincture mix with glycerine and water which she melted and poured into moulds.



US OH: Ohio Highway Patrol's New Anti-drug Emphasis Is Bringing

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Blade, 02 Jan 2017 - [photo] Trooper Mike Wilson of the Ohio Highway Patrol leads his canine partner, Pluto, past a truck on I-70 in Madison County. Last year, Ohio registered a record 3,050 overdose deaths, with many attributed to painkillers and heroin abuse. Lt. Robert Sellers said state troopers' first job is to protect the public. Last year, troopers recovered 156 pounds of heroin and record amounts of painkillers and methamphetamines.



US OH: Ohio Troopers Add Anti-Drug Effort To Traffic Safety Mission

Sat, 31 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

The Blade, 31 Dec 2016 - Sgt. Kurt Beidelschies of the Ohio State Highway Patrol walks to his cruiser holding a truck driver's log books that will be examined for discrepancies after a drug-sniffing dog "alerted" to the presence of drugs on the truck along I-70 in Madison County. Lt. Robert Sellers of the Ohio State Highway Patrol explains how his agency's new focus on stopping criminal activity along with its traditional role of traffic safety has led to record drug seizures in 2016, including a variety of drugs due for disposal.



CN ON: Sharing Cannabis Knowledge

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

The Sun Times, 19 Dec 2016 - Big difference between healers and dealers, people at weekend event near Meaford hear This was not your ordinary cooking class. Barb Mahy was making her basic "canna chocolates," a simple mix of semi-sweet chocolate, coconut butter and a cannabis tincture mix with glycerine and water which she melted and poured into moulds.



CN ON: Cannabis Is Going To The Dogs

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

Metro, 07 Dec 2016 - Thanks to easy access at the dispensaries popping up on every street corner, city-dwellers across Canada are turning to marijuana to soothe their creaky old bones. And if it works for you, why not for an elderly or ailing pet?



US CO: Editorial: Retail Marijuana: Yes Or No?

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Pueblo Chieftain, 29 Oct 2016 - The legalization of retail marijuana stores two years ago has had profound impacts on the city and county of Pueblo. Some good. Some bad. Now, the time has come for Pueblo voters to decide whether the benefits outweigh the negatives.



CN AB: Rocky Mountain High

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

The Calgary Sun, 16 Oct 2016 - Picturesque mountain resort town sits on major cross-country pot pipeline It's Canada's other Rocky Mountain high. The resort hamlet of Lake Louise has consistently ascended to the peak of per-capita cannabis possession incidents in the country as reported by RCMP.