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By Murray Brewster ~ The Canadian Press ~
 
The cost of providing medical marijuana to the country's injured soldiers under a Veterans Affairs program jumped to more than $4.3 million this fiscal year, an increase of 10 times what was spent last year. Number of eligible ex-soldiers quadrupled to 601 patients

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Johnny Green ~ TheWeedBlog
 
The marijuana reform movement is sweeping across the globe.

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Mel Cooke ~ The Gleaner
 
Can we rebel against child murders now?

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Published by THE HOUSEMATES on March 16, 2015 ~
 
The medicinal marijuana debate was thrown wide open today by the ABC’s Vote Compass Poll. Nearly 80% of the 35,000 people surveyed were in favour of marijuana being legal for medical purposes.

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Philip Ross ~ International Business Times ~
 
Health Canada, the agency that runs the country’s national public health system, is at the center of a lawsuit over patient privacy.

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Slumping demand for Mexican "brick weed" has more drug farmers turning to growing opium poppies for heroin production.
Jason Tama ~ Denver Post Guest Commentary ~
 
With multiple state marijuana initiatives winning voter approval in the 2014 midterm elections, legalization proponents are already hard at work in states like California, where passage of a comprehensive initiative in 2016 could provide the policy “legitimacy” reformers are seeking.

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