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Egan bill would 'close a loophole' in drug law

...Bill 66, would would remove a list of specific chemical compounds - including acetaminophen, caffeine and psuedoephedrine...controlled substance to contain one or more of the chemical compounds in order to meet the legal definition."What we...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-02/egan-bill-would-close-loophole-drug-law
State
Swarm of small quakes occuring at Alaska volcano

...Researchers plan to fly through the steam plume of the volcano later this week and take measurements of three chemical compounds linked to volcanic activity - sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide. Scientists do not know if the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040610/sta_602667941.shtml
News
Prosecutors say dangerous designer drugs arrive in Alaska

...work session earlier this month.The Anchorage Assembly last week made it illegal to sell, use or possess the chemical compounds found in the "bath salt" group of drugs. State Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Alaska, said he also plans to introduce...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-11-16/prosecutors-say-dangerous-designer-drug
State
Danger of synthetic cannabinoids addressed at SB 17 hearing

...involved, and numerous DUI cases, all of which could not be prosecuted. "There are also health concerns with these chemical compounds," Messick said. "A number of very dangerous symptoms can be present, it doesn't depend on the amount consumed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021011/loc_783465867.shtml
News
Andrew Weil eats chocolate too

...one of the richest sources of cell-protecting antioxidants of any foods. And it contains over 300 identifiable chemical compounds, including substances that help alleviate depression and suppress appetite. It is the chemical complexity of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020907/nei_20070209006.shtml
Neighbors
Words of wellness: Simple strategies for bone health

...Interestingly, Swiss chard and spinach contain higher calcium levels than kale and collards, but high levels of chemical compounds called oxalates interfere with absorption of calcium. Nevertheless, these nutrient-dense greens are a good deal...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-03-25/words-wellness-simple-strategies-bo
Neighbors
Vertebrates counter plants' defenses

...getting help. Helpers come in the form of bacteria and protozoa - micro-organisms that can break down all kinds of chemical compounds into simpler and less harmful forms (and they often can synthesize vitamins too). Many herbivores house billions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033008/out_263167359.shtml
Insects become specialized to make a meal out of a variety of plants

...necessary means of detoxifying the compounds in a particular plant species and actually home in on the smell of those chemical compounds to find their special food plant. Some insects even use defensive plant compounds for their own defense. For example...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040608/out_265586149.shtml
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