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Salem-News.com (Oct-20-2016 15:35)

Butane Honey Oil Possible Cause of Astoria Explosion Injuring Three

Making Butane Honey Oil can be very dangerous, even for professionals.

(ASTORIA, Ore.) - Salem-News.com Three people were working in the basement at the time of the explosion and, though injured, were able to escape. 40-year old, William “Chris” West of Astoria, one of the business owners, and 34-year old Jacob Alan Magley, also of Astoria were transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital with burn injuries and were later taken to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland. Both are reported to be in stable condition. A second business owner, 43-year old Jason Oei of Astoria, was at the scene when the blast occurred and was reportedly uninjured.

Fire investigators said today, "At this point there is much follow up that still needs to be conducted. The possible cause of the fire was the manufacture of butane honey oil."

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Salem-News.com (Oct-19-2016 13:25)

Oregon Marijuana Business Conference Returns to Ashland in November

The after-party is headlined by hip-hop legend Del the Funky Homosapien and an appearance by icon Tommy Chong.

(ASHLAND, Ore.) - Tommy Chong The timing couldn’t be much better for the Oregon cannabis industry to gather in Ashland for the OMBC.

New statewide packaging, labeling and testing regulations began on October 1st. Many medical marijuana growers are now required to report monthly to the Oregon Health Authority. Also, the November 8th elections will determine whether various cities and counties across Oregon will enact bans on marijuana businesses.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-19-2016 11:55)

FDA Hearings on OxyContin for Children an Ego-Fest for Self Interest

Studies are being conducted on children using OxyContin and there is no outrage!

(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - crying baby The day was filled with physicians giving their "expert" opinions on neonatals and newborns being given opioids for pain -- after all they feel the pain of "needle sticks".

If the question is Was this considered a "public" hearing by a pharmaceutical company who will profit in the billions of dollars if neonatals and newborns receive opioids?, the answer is YES.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-01-2016 20:57)

OLCC Rules Out Many Cannabis Strain Names with Attractiveness to Children Standard

Rules for narrowing the acceptable strain names and testing and labeling marijuana items keep business owners jumping.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Dr Who cannabis strain Few, if any, businesses have had to jump through the amount of hoops thrown at those engaged in Oregon's cannabis industry.

About a week ago, the OLCC passed a temporary rule that "clarifies" the restrictions on wording commonly associated with products marketed by or to children. Good idea, protect the children.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-29-2016 20:50)

Oregon Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police Support a New Approach to Drug Possession Crimes

They collectively recommend that user-amount drug possession convictions be treated as Misdemeanors.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Heroin deaths Oregon Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police recognize that every community and most of our citizens are touched in one way or another by the damaging impacts of drug addiction. We understand that it ruins lives, breaks hearts, burdens families and robs our communities of individuals with potential.

Too often, individuals with addiction issues find their way to the doorstep of the criminal justice system when they are arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-26-2016 14:30)

Documentary Screening Stresses Opioid Addiction Dangers

No child ever said, "I want to grow up and be a junkie." Save our communities- educate yourself.

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - Chasing the Dragon Released by the FBI and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) earlier this year, the film focuses on educating young adults about the dangers of opioid addiction.

The 45-minute documentary —the title of which refers to the never-ending pursuit of the original or ultimate high —features stark first-person accounts by individuals who have abused opioids, or whose children have abused opioids, with tragic consequences.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-24-2016 01:28)

Hempstalk: Cannabis Culture and the Fight For Equality

The message of Hempstalk and cannabis advocates across this state still has not been heard

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - portland hempstalk Portland’s annual Hempstalk Harvest Festival advocates decriminalization of cannabis for medicinal, industrial, and social use in Oregon and across the United States.

Founded in 2005 by The Hemp and Cannabis Foundation (THCF), the festival takes place on September 24- 25 in Waterfront Park, and features food vendors, live music, guest speakers and craft booths. This public event has always been free to attend.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-19-2016 22:44)

FDA - Opioids for Pediatric Patients - How could you get it so wrong?

"The FDA reached this life-threatening decision without regard for the lives of children..."

(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - FDA angry official The purpose of the two-day meeting was to discuss prescription opioid analgesics for pediatric patients. The FDA experts and their egos were in plentiful supply as they fell over each other condoning opioids for pediatric patients.

Unfortunately the audience in the large auditorium was sparsely attended -- no Partnership for a Drug Free Kids and no advocacy organizations.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-05-2016 16:16)

No Cannabis Re-Scheduling, And Now Kratom Too

Now it will sit idly alongside Cannabis, and the research stops there.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Mitragyna speciosa leaves As you all will know, the United States Drug Enforcement Agency failed to re-schedule Cannabis at the Federal Level last month.

For many years, Cannabis has been Schedule 1, alongside cocaine and heroin. Despite being used as medicine all over the United States, and the world over, Cannabis is deemed at the federal level to have no medicinal value.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-05-2016 14:54)

Douglas Throckmorton, MD, Deputy Director of FDA - I expect an apology!

I participated in a "stakeholders" teleconference with Dr. Throckmorton to discuss the "FDA's strongest box warning on opioids". Or, did I?

(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - Douglas Throckmorton I questioned if the FDA worked for pharma or was protecting the American people. Then I said -- "So far this year you have approved 7 or 8 extended release opioids -- when is enough enough? You have sat back while 26,000 people died this year alone."

My response to challenging Dr. Throckmorton was a voice saying the teleconference was over and I was disconnected.

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