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Cannabis Sellers Applaud New Illinois Law

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Medical cannabis sellers in the Chicago area are lauding a new Illinois law that will eventually allow patients who might be prescribed an opioid-based painkiller to qualify for medical marijuana as an alternative. The Opioid Alternative Pilot Program has the potential to expand marijuana access to patients who have been, …

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The Lede, Notes on Winning The New Opium War

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The Lede, Friday, April 6, 2018 By David Royse Good day. On this day in 1869, the first celluloid plastic was patented. The LEDE Notes on Winning The New Opium War Yesterday, I relayed some advice from the nation’s Surgeon General: If you think you might encounter people who could …

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Alabama Sues Opioid Makers

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Alabama’s attorney general is suing the makers of name-brand and generic prescription opioid pain medicines, including OxyContin, over damage wrought by addiction.  LedeTree Attorney General Steve Marshall said opioid medications, and the aftermath of their use, have caused devastation in Alabama that will take years to undo. The lawsuit seeks …

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