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Published: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:57:15 -0700

Last Build Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:10:02 GMT

 



CN NF: Cooking Cannabis Cranks Up

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Telegram, 05 Aug 2017 - Marijuana business already thriving in St. John's ahead of legalization In a cluttered workspace in an undisclosed location in St. John's, Rosin709 operates a strange, makeshift device. He wraps about a gram of marijuana in parchment paper, and then sticks it between two metal pucks with wires coming out of them. The whole contraption sits inside a vice-grip on a worktable.



CN NF: LTE: Recreational Marijuana Should Not Be Legalized

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Telegram, 25 Jul 2017 - Medical marijuana/medical cannabis has shown both anecdotal and clinical evidence that it can be used to manage and or alleviate symptoms of many illnesses, such as neuropathic pain, arthritis pain, multiple sclerosis, HIV, bone or inflammatory cancer pain, fibromyalgia, Crohn's disease, colitis, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, insomnia and headaches. There are others. There should be no problem with this as long as its use is managed by your doctor or pharmacist.



CN NF: LTE: Recreational Marijuana Should Not Be Legalized

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Western Star, 25 Jul 2017 - Medical marijuana/medical cannabis has shown both anecdotal and clinical evidence that it can be used to manage and or alleviate symptoms of many illnesses, such as neuropathic pain, arthritis pain, multiple sclerosis, HIV, bone or inflammatory cancer pain, fibromyalgia, Crohn's disease, colitis, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, insomnia and headaches. There are others. There should be no problem with this as long as its use is managed by your doctor or pharmacist.



CN NF: LTE: Does Canada Need Legalized Recreational Marijuana?

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Aurora, 24 Jul 2017 - Many Canadians are becoming increasingly concerned with the federal government's proposed legalization of recreational marijuana. Rigorous scientific studies are not available on its long-term effects to users. Quite the opposite, what is available points to an irreversible neurological degeneration, in particular for young people. It took more than 400 years of ingesting the tobacco drug into the human body before the weight of evidence was accepted by the majority of governments that it was a disaster to human life.



CN NF: LTE: Recreational Marijuana Should Not Be Legalized

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Packet, 27 Jul 2017 - Medical marijuana/medical cannabis has shown both anecdotal and clinical evidence that it can be used to manage and or alleviate symptoms of many illnesses, such as neuropathic pain, arthritis pain, multiple sclerosis, HIV, bone or inflammatory cancer pain, fibromyalgia, Crohn's disease, colitis, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, insomnia and headaches. There are others. There should be no problem with this as long as its use is managed by your doctor or pharmacist.



CN NF: Column: Smoke Signals

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Advertiser, 20 Jul 2017 - In my boyhood days it was not uncommon to see, in an American Western movie, a US Cavalry officer look concerned at the sight of smoke signals on the trail ahead. Smoke signals often meant a battle was about to happen with the usual loser being - the Indians, of course!



CN NF: LTE: Does Canada Need Legalized Recreational Marijuana?

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Telegram, 15 Jul 2017 - Many Canadians are becoming increasingly concerned with the federal government's proposed legalization of recreational marijuana. Rigorous scientific studies are not available on its long-term effects to users. Quite the opposite, what is available points to an irreversible neurological degeneration, in particular for young people. It took more than 400 years of ingesting the tobacco drug into the human body before the weight of evidence was accepted by the majority of governments that it was a disaster to human life.



CN NF: Column: Full Disclosure?

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Telegram, 10 Jul 2017 - How much should you tell little kids about weed? The distinctive smell of weed was permeating through the air around the concert grounds. And I was panicking. Not because I had sparked one up and feared getting caught. No, I was afraid of a question - "Daddy, what's that smell?" The distinctive smell of weed was permeating through the air around the concert grounds.



CN NF: Man With Cancer Fights For Right To Work

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Telegram, 27 Jun 2017 - Ken Harding says Transport Canada unfairly denying him marine medical certificate Ken Harding says he is unfairly being kept from going to work because Transport Canada refuses to issue him a marine medical certificate.