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An official panel recommended late past year that the government require plain packaging .While medical marijuana is already legal in Canada, consulting firm Deloitte has estimated annual sales of recreational marijuana could be as high as C$8.7 billion ($6.5 billion).
  • Youth held for derogatory social media posts on AP leaders

    Youth held for derogatory social media posts on AP leaders

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    Several MLCs are said to have recently complained to Legislative Council chairman Chakrapani that the derogatory posts on the Council had hurt their feelings. Interestingly, the arrest have came a day after the Supreme Court made certain observations while hearing a similar case, that the freedom of speech can not insult dignity of an individual.
  • Woman Reveals Pregnancy to Her Husband with a Unicorn Frappuccino

    Woman Reveals Pregnancy to Her Husband with a Unicorn Frappuccino

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    He has colored powder in his nose and hair, he explained, and spent his shift as a unicorn frap-making machine. It's no surprise that the unicorn trend is getting somewhat excessive when it comes to rainbow-colored foods, but the craze surrounding Starbucks' new Unicorn Frappuccino is really pushing people over the edge.
  • Kenyan army says it kills 52 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

    Kenyan army says it kills 52 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

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    The Somalia-based terrorist organisation with links to Al-Qaeda and Syria has suffered devastating loses in a series of similar raids sustained by KDF in recent weeks. Al Shabab has been fighting for years to impose its own harsh interpretation of Islam on parts of Somalia, where it has controlled for sometime in an attempt to topple what they say is a Western-backed government.
  • Fire breaks out at BoI building in Mumbai

    Fire breaks out at BoI building in Mumbai

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    More than 400 persons working in the building was evacuated. "The fire alarms went off, which helped in quick evacuation". A fire official from the Indira Dock Fire Station said, "It was a level two fire which may have occurred due to a short circuit".
  • Turkish opposition says referendum vote was marred, results should be thrown out

    Turkish opposition says referendum vote was marred, results should be thrown out

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    Erdogan at the weekend said that Turkey could hold referendums on the reinstatement of the death penalty and on whether to continue with European Union accession talks. "Late changes in counting procedures removed an important safeguard", said Cezar Florin Preda, head of the PACE delegation. Trump and Erdogan also agreed on the importance of holding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accountable for the chemical attack and discussed the campaign against the Islamic State, the statement said.
  • What to expect from the Liberals' marijuana bill

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    The legislation, “An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts”, would set a minimum age limit of 18 to purchase and use marijuana. However, some Canadian doctors have expressed concerns that the prime minister's legalization plans may trivialize marijuana. "The legislation will be reviewed in Parliamentary committees, where alterations could be made", the wire service says.
  • Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

    Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

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    School officials and police have cited intelligence of specific threats to Coulter's event and have tried to call it off. Administrators are preparing for a similar reception for Ann Coulter when she attempts to speak on Thursday even after administrators told her she didn't have permission to do so and moved her event to a different venue in the following week.
  • Man accused of setting Denny's customer on fire

    Man accused of setting Denny's customer on fire

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    Authorities say Swanger and Ranstrom did not know each other. Officials tell KOIN 6 News the victim was taken to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in North Portland with critical injuries. Sleight said he and Swanger once lived at the same transitional home, but Sleight now lives across the street. Swanger has a criminal history, including charges of robbery, burglary and assault.
  • Donald Trump seeks 'win-win' trade partnership with Indonesia

    Donald Trump seeks 'win-win' trade partnership with Indonesia

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    As a candidate, President Donald Trump proposed disallowing entry to all Muslims into the United States for security reasons. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has touched down in Sydney for a whirlwind visit Down Under on the final leg of his Asia-Pacific tour.
  • Germ in raw milk, poultry now tops food poisoning list

    Germ in raw milk, poultry now tops food poisoning list

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    In 2016 the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) finalized new performance standards for reducing bacterial contamination in chicken parts and ground poultry, and the CDC said the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service expects that the measure could prevent as many as 50,000 Salmonella and Campylobacter infections from contaminated chicken and turkey products each year.
  • Kidnapped student and teacher believed to have had sexual relationship

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    Thomas is being flown back to Tennessee to be reunited with her family. Elizabeth Thomas was found safe in a remote cabin in Cecilville , northwest of Redding. When Cummins went outside, investigators were there to arrest him, O'Hare said. In the cabin, he said, was a single sleeping pad and clothing along with the two loaded guns - a 9mm and a.380 compact pistol.