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Medical marijuana may cost patients top dollar

When Jim Champion goes to a medical marijuana dispensary in Illinois for the first time, his wife, Sandy, plans to take a picture to mark the victory, after years of fighting for an alternative treatment for his multiple sclerosis.<p>"It'll be like going to the candy store for his birthday," she …

Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths

New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. The car crashed into trees with such force that the vehicle split in half, killing his friends.<p>Beer, who was 17 in October 2012 when the crash occurred, …

Daphne Bramham: The rush to cash in on medical marijuana is the real reefer madness

Print<p>Related<p>Some are calling it reefer madness, which is not an unreasonable description of the frenzy sparked by Canada’s decision to replace 30,000 …

Vancouver pot seller has high hopes for vending machines

Print<p>Related<p>VANCOUVER — Vending machines have dispensed snacks, beverages and a myriad of other consumer products for more than a century.<p>Now they …

VPD raid East Vancouver dispensary for selling marijuana "edibles"

Print<p>Related<p>Police searched an East Vancouver marijuana shop Tuesday that they say was selling THC-infused candy and cookies packaged in a way that …

Army says 910 'terrorists', 82 soldiers killed in North Waziristan

ISLAMABAD: A statement issued by the military on Wednesday put the official number of “terrorists” killed in Operation Zarb-i-Azb at 910 and added …

48 refugees caught at Italy-Austria border

The group, which included ten children, was taken to a Red Cross care center in Plon, police said on Wednesday morning. They are expected to be …

11 best cycling bags for commuters

According to the latest statistics from YouGov, just nine per cent of Brits cycle to work. Part of the reason why commuters opt for car, train or …

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Emma Watson on Jennifer Lawrence nude pictures leak: 'Even worse than seeing women's privacy violated is reading the comments'

Emma Watson has condemned not just the leaking of hundreds of intimate celebrity photographs and videos, but also the "lack of empathy" shown by …

Name and shame bad service in Luxembourg

Fed up of receiving bad service in Luxembourg and feeling powerless to make it change? A new website where consumers can shop bad service could soon …

Whale Watching Season is in Full Effect on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – From August to October and from December to March, tourists in Costa Rica are able to watch humpback whales, who migrate …

September storm drenches Fairbanks with more record rainfall

FAIRBANKS -- The wettest summer in the history of Fairbanks continues to show no sign of drying out. The opening hours of September 2014 brought …

People Who Cycle To Work Have Better Sex, Study Finds

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in Health, News, photos | 1 comment<p>There are more bicycles than residents in The Netherlands and in cities like Amsterdam and …

North Korea and Syria: A revamp in relations | NK News - North Korea News

<b>No subscription?</b> You’re missing out.<p>Join the influential community of members who rely on NK News original news and in-depth reporting.<p>Subscribe to …

‘World losing Ebola battle’ | Cape Times

<b>Staff Writer, Reuters, Sapa-AFP</b><p>INTERNATIONAL medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) denounced world leaders yesterday for …

Peru's Historic Cocaine Bust Linked to Mexican Cartel

The biggest single cocaine seizure in Peru’s history — 7.6 tons of cocaine in Trujillo on the weekend —is linked to a Mexican drug cartel, according …

Nothing can justify The Bachelor Australia

Perhaps more than any other sphere of television, reality TV polarises people: many profess to loathe it, while the enduring popularity of programs …