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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear endorses federal effort to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Biden administration's push to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug won an endorsement Wednesday from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, who said “the jury is no longer out” on its medical uses as an alternative to opioids that ravaged the Bluegrass State with overdose deaths.

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Cannabis advocates in Thailand protest a proposal to ban again its general use

BANGKOK (AP) — Two years after marijuana was decriminalized in Thailand, nearly a hundred of its advocates marched to the prime minister’s office Monday to protest a possible ban on general use.

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Kelowna woman loses legal fight with housing co-op over medical cannabis

A Kelowna woman who wanted to smoke medical marijuana in her unit has lost a legal battle against her housing cooperative.

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Brazil’s Supreme Court votes to decriminalize possession of marijuana for personal use

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday voted to decriminalize possession of marijuana for personal use, making the nation one of Latin America’s last to do so, in a move that could reduce its massive prison population.

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Unlicenced BC pot shop hit with $1-million fine

A BC weed store has lost an appeal leaving it on the hook to pay a $1-million fine issued by the province's pot police.

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Cannabis edges out alcohol as the most common impairing substance: driver study

A six-year analysis of more than 10,000 Canadian drivers involved in motor vehicle collisions suggests cannabis has edged out alcohol as the most common impairing substance detected through after-crash blood testing.

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North Carolina Senate gives initial approval to legalizing medical marijuana

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina got a step closer to legalizing medical marijuana on Thursday when the state Senate gave it its initial approval.

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North Carolina revives the possibility of legalizing medical marijuana

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina senators are pushing to legalize medical marijuana again, but it’s unclear if the state House will approve it.

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For years, crumbs of cannabis impacted a Maryland man's life. Now he sees a clearer future

BALTIMORE (AP) — For years, a few crumbs of cannabis played an outsized role in shaping Shiloh Jordan’s life.

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Tens of thousands of Marylanders receive pardons for marijuana convictions

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore ordered more than 175,000 pardons for marijuana convictions on Monday, saying the “most sweeping state-level pardon in any state” will help reverse harms from the past caused by the war on drugs.

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Running out of marijuana, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket get approval to ship it to the islands

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — Cannabis regulators in Massachusetts on Thursday issued an administrative order that will allow pot to be transported to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket islands for the first time.

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Florida Sen. Rick Scott says he'll vote against recreational pot after brother's death

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Rick Scott of Florida says he'll be voting in November against a ballot amendment to legalize recreational marijuana in his state, a deeply personal decision based on his brother's long history of addiction.

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iN VIDEO: Police looking for tips in West Kelowna pot shop break-in

Two burglars broke into a cannabis shop in West Kelowna nearly two weeks ago and used a garbage bin to haul away their ill-gotten gains.

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Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté fined $24,000 in Tahiti over cannabis use

PAPEETE, French Polynesia - A representative for Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté says the Canadian entrepreneur has been fined about $24,000 for cannabis possession in French Polynesia.

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Third try at approving recreational marijuana in South Dakota makes the ballot

South Dakota voters will decide again whether to legalize recreational marijuana, an issue with a frustrating history for backers of the ballot initiative in the conservative state.

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Medical pot user who lost job after drug test takes case to Vermont Supreme Court

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who lost his job after he said a random drug test showed he had used medical marijuana off duty for chronic pain has appealed to the Vermont Supreme Court saying he should not have been denied a portion of his state unemployment benefits.

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Synthetic drug kush ravages youth in Sierra Leone and there's little help

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — In Sierra Leone, a cheap, synthetic drug is ravaging youth. Trash-strewn alleys are lined with boys and young men slumped in addiction. Healthcare services are severely limited. One frustrated community has set up what it calls a treatment center, run by volunteers. But harsh measures can be used.

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Top US drug agency a notable holdout in Biden's push to loosen federal marijuana restrictions

In an isolated part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration headquarters known as the 12th-floor “bubble,” chief Anne Milgram made an unusual request of top deputies summoned in March for what she called the “Marijuana Meeting”: Nobody could take notes.

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Up in smoke: Workers remove dozens of apparent marijuana plants from Wisconsin Capitol tulip garden

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Someone's plans to harvest dozens of apparent marijuana plants grown on the Wisconsin state Capitol grounds have gone up in smoke.

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Pro-cannabis advocates in Thailand rally ahead of the government's plan to recriminalize the plant

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — Dozens of pro-cannabis advocates gathered Thursday at the health ministry on the outskirts of the Thai capital, Bangkok, to oppose the government’s plan to relist the plant as a narcotic, two years after it was decriminalized.

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Thailand's prime minister wants to outlaw cannabis, 2 years after it was decriminalized

BANGKOK (AP) — The prime minister of Thailand, the first country in Asia to legalize cannabis two years ago, said Wednesday that he wants to outlaw the drug again amid concerns that the lack of regulation had made it available to children and increased crimes.

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Recreational marijuana backers try to overcome rocky history in South Dakota

Advocates of legalizing recreational marijuana in South Dakota, a mission with a rocky history, submitted thousands of signatures to election officials on Tuesday in the hopes of once again getting the issue on the conservative state's November ballot.

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As the US moves to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug, could more states legalize it?

As the U.S. government moves toward reclassifying marijuana as a less dangerous drug, there may be little immediate impact in the dozen states that have not already legalized cannabis for widespread medical or recreational use by adults.

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What marijuana reclassification means for the United States

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is moving toward reclassifying marijuana as a less dangerous drug. The Justice Department proposal would recognize the medical uses of cannabis, but wouldn't legalize it for recreational use.

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Biden's historic marijuana shift is his latest election year move for young voters

PHOENIX (AP) — President Joe Biden may eventually ban TikTok, but he's moving to give something back to the young people who dominate the popular social media app — a looser federal grip on marijuana.

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Florida Democrats hope abortion and marijuana questions draw young voters despite low enthusiasm

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jordan Vassallo is lukewarm about casting her first presidential ballot for President Joe Biden in November. But when the 18-year-old senior at Jupiter High School in Florida thinks about the things she cares about, she says her vote for the Democratic incumbent is an “obvious choice.”

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Kansas won't have legal medical pot or expand Medicaid for at least another year

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will remain among the handful of states that haven't legalized the medical use of marijuana or expanded their Medicaid programs for at least another year.

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Recreational marijuana backers can gather signatures for North Dakota ballot initiative

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota ballot initiative group can gather signatures to put a proposal legalizing recreational marijuana to a statewide vote in the fall, the state’s top election official said Thursday, in the latest legalization effort in the conservative state.

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Manitoba government plans to lift ban on homegrown recreational cannabis

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government is planning to end its ban on homegrown recreational cannabis — a move that would leave Quebec as the only province with such a restriction.

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Advocacy group calls on Vancouver to 'embrace' cannabis tourism after 4-20 'debacle'

VANCOUVER - The head of a B.C. cannabis growers group says the City of Vancouver's choice to discourage instead of sanction a marijuana celebration over the weekend was a costly "missed opportunity."

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4/20 grew from humble roots to marijuana's high holiday

SEATTLE (AP) — Saturday marks marijuana culture’s high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and pot shops in legal-weed states thank their customers with discounts.

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Penticton business set to launch cannabis consumption patio on 4/20

A Penticton cannabis retailer will be opening its consumption patio this weekend and the owner says it'll be the perfect spot for customers to safely enjoy a toke.

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No weed, just beer: Bavaria bans smoking cannabis at Oktoberfest and beer gardens

BERLIN (AP) — You can get drunk at Bavaria's world-famous Oktoberfest, but don't get high.

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A convicted Southern California con artist pleads guilty in an $18M cannabis scam

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A convicted California con artist has pleaded guilty in another scam, admitting that he swindled investors out of more than $18 million by concocting phoney cannabis businesses shortly after being released from prison in a prior criminal case, federal prosecutors said.

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Copenhagen’s hippie oasis wants to rebuild without its illegal hashish market

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The now-aging hippies who took over a derelict naval base in Copenhagen more than 50 years ago and turned it into a freewheeling community known as Christiania want to boot out criminals who control the community's lucrative market for hashish by ripping up the cobblestoned street where it openly changes hands.

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No, a judge didn't void all of New York's legalized marijuana laws. He struck down some

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's cannabis industry was unsettled this week by a judge's ruling that appeared to strike down all regulations governing recreational marijuana in the state. But a key portion of the order turned out to be a mistake.

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Florida voters will decide whether to legalize pot in November

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court issued rulings this week allowing the state's voters to decide whether to protect abortion rights and legalize recreational use of marijuana, rejecting the state attorney general's arguments that the measures should be kept off the November ballot.

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Oregon governor signs a bill recriminalizing drug possession into law

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's Democratic Gov. Tina Kotek on Monday signed into law a bill that recriminalizes the possession of small amounts of drugs, ending a first-in-the-nation experiment with decriminalization that was hobbled by implementation issues.

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Austria stepping up police checks in border areas after Germany liberalizes cannabis rules

BERLIN (AP) — Austria will step up police checks near its border with Germany after its neighbour legalized the possession of limited amounts of cannabis for recreational use, the country's top security official said Tuesday.

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John Sinclair, a marijuana activist who was immortalized in a John Lennon song, dies at 82

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — John Sinclair, a poet, music producer and counterculture figure whose lengthy prison sentence after a series of small-time pot busts inspired a John Lennon song and a star-studded 1971 concert to free him, has died. He was 82.

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Germany has legalized possession of small amounts of cannabis. But the buzz may not last.

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Marijuana campaigners in Germany lit celebratory joints on Monday as the country legalized possession of small amounts of cannabis for recreational use - a step that hasn't ended the debate over the drug.

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RCMP raid illegal cannabis concentrate lab in Boundary region

Midway RCMP raided a clandestine laboratory for producing a cannabis concentrate in Beaverdell this week.

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Youth who had cannabis-induced psychosis support standard dose recommendation

Two young people who were diagnosed with cannabis-induced psychosis are supporting an expert panel's recommendation that Health Canada establish a standard dose for cannabis, saying it would help nudge people toward safer consumption.

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Germany's plan to liberalize cannabis rules clears its final parliamentary hurdle

BERLIN (AP) — The German government's plan to liberalize rules on cannabis cleared its final parliamentary hurdle Friday, paving the way for the possession of limited amounts of marijuana to be decriminalized on April 1.

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Federal cannabis review calls for look at tax structure among 54 recommendations

A group convened by the federal government to study the legislation that made cannabis legal is recommending the country review one of the industry's biggest gripes: excise taxes charged to pot producers.

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Kentucky Senate proposes conditions for providing funds for the state's Office of Medical Cannabis

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Language put in the main budget bill by the Kentucky Senate would set conditions to unlock funding to oversee the state's medical cannabis program, which is scheduled to take effect at the start of 2025.

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New York to probe sputtering legal marijuana program as storefronts lag, black market booms

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will evaluate its troubled recreational marijuana licensing program after lawsuits and bureaucratic stumbles severely hampered the legal market and allowed black-market sellers to flourish, Gov. Kathy Hochul ordered Monday.

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Kelowna cannabis dispensary's licence suspended for selling edibles to minor

A Kelowna dispensary has been caught selling cannabis products to a minor.

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A Danish hippie oasis has fought drug sales for years. Now, locals want to tear up the whole street

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The inhabitants of Copenhagen's freewheeling Christiania neighbourhood plan to dig up the aptly named Pusher Street, in their latest attempt to stop illegal hashish sales which have led to deadly gang turf wars and sometimes violent confrontations with the police.

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Cannabis retailer High Tide buys pot brand Queen of Bud's IP for $1M

CALGARY - High Tide Inc. says it has signed a deal to acquire premium cannabis brand Queen of Bud's intellectual property.

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In ‘Bob Marley: One Love’ film, what's his faith? And why is marijuana deemed holy to the Rastafari?

NEW YORK (AP) — The biopic “Bob Marley: One Love” has been a box-office hit in the United States and several other countries. The film, starring Kingsley Ben-Adir, is focused on the Rastafari legend’s story during the making of his 1977 album “Exodus” while leading up to a momentous concert in his native Jamaica.

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Purple Ohio? Parties in the former bellwether state take lessons from 2023 abortion, marijuana votes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For more than half a century, Ohio was one of the most important states to watch during presidential election years, a place where both parties competed vigorously for support from voters who were often genuinely undecided.

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Rats are high on marijuana evidence supply at infested New Orleans police headquarters

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rats have gotten into confiscated pot at New Orleans' aging police headquarters, munching the evidence as the building is taken over by mold and cockroaches, said the city's police chief.

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Massachusetts governor to issue pardons for those convicted of cannabis possession

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey plans to announce this week that she's following the lead of President Joe Biden and issuing pardons to those convicted of simple possession of cannabis at the state level, her office said Monday.

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Nothing to sniff at: Bill would help pay to retire Ohio drug-detecting K9s under legal cannabis

WHITEHALL, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio lawmakers are looking to ease a looming financial burden on law enforcement agencies in their state that will have to replace marijuana-sniffing dogs after voters approved a plan last year to legalize recreational marijuana use.

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Downtown Penticton business plans to open cannabis smoking patio

A dispensary in Penticton is getting ready to open a cannabis patio, which could be the first in the Okanagan and Kamloops, following a new regulation that allows pot smoking anywhere tobacco smoking is permitted.

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Kamloops pot shop caught selling to undercover minor

A Kamloops cannabis store was fined after selling to a minor.

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Cannabis now allowed on some outdoor patios in BC

The BC government now allows cannabis smoking or vaping on the same outdoor patios cigarette smoking is allowed.

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Thailand looks set to crack down on legal pot market with ban on 'recreational' use

BANGKOK (AP) — Two years after Thailand made pot legal, the country appears set to crack down on its freewheeling drug market with a ban on “recreational” use.

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German man arrested in Russia for allegedly smuggling cannabis gummies

A Moscow court on Wednesday remanded a German citizen into custody after his arrest over possession of cannabis gummies and accusations of smuggling drugs, Russian state news agency Tass said.

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Man sentenced to life in prison for killing 4 workers at Oklahoma pot farm

KINGFISHER, Okla. (AP) — A man was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing four workers at an Oklahoma marijuana farm in 2022.

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Cannabis company Canopy Growth reports $216.8M Q3 net loss

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. - Canopy Growth Corp. reported a net loss of $216.8 million in its latest quarter compared with a loss of $264.4 million a year earlier.

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Aurora Cannabis buys Australian medical pot firm as losses continue

Aurora Cannabis Inc. bolstered its international presence Thursday with a deal to buy the 90 per cent of Australian medical cannabis company MedReleaf Australia it didn't already own.

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As investors pile into psychedelics, idealism gives way to pharma economics

Money is pouring into the fledgling psychedelic medicine industry, with dozens of startup companies vying to be among the first to sell mind-expanding drugs for depression, addiction and other mental health conditions.

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California could legalize psychedelic therapy after rejecting 'magic mushroom' decriminalization

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A pair of California lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill on Tuesday to allow people 21 and older to consume psychedelic mushrooms under professional supervision as part of an agenda to tackle the state's mental health and substance use crises.

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Cannabis use linked to anxiety diagnoses, worsened anxiety disorders: study

Cannabis use may increase the risk of developing a new anxiety disorder or worsen existing anxiety, a large Ontario study suggests.

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Aurora Cannabis to consolidate shares on a one-for-10 basis

EDMONTON - Aurora Cannabis Inc. has announced a plan to consolidate its shares on a one-for-10 basis.

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iN VIDEO: 5 suspects arrested in California desert killings in dispute over marijuana

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The six men found dead at a remote dirt crossroads in the Southern California desert last week were likely shot to death in a dispute over marijuana, sheriff's officials said Monday as they announced the arrests of five men suspected in the violence.

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Okanagan cannabis worker says weed products are unfairly taken off market

Some workers in the Okanagan cannabis industry say that dozens of weed products are frequently taken off the market unfairly.

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With Oregon facing rampant public drug use, lawmakers backpedal on pioneering decriminalization law

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in Oregon on Tuesday unveiled a sweeping new bill that would undo a key part of the state’s first-in-the-nation drug decriminalization law, a recognition that public opinion has soured on the measure amid rampant public drug use during the fentanyl crisis.

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Wisconsin Republicans appear to be at an impasse over medical marijuana legalization plan

MADISON, Wis . (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans appear to be at an impasse over a proposal to legalize medical marijuana.

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73% of pot purchases from legal sources in Canada: survey

OTTAWA - An annual survey from Health Canada shows 73% of respondents are buying their cannabis from legal sources.

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Wisconsin Senate GOP leader says state-run medical marijuana dispensaries are a 'nonstarter'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Having state-run dispensaries for medical marijuana in Wisconsin as proposed by Assembly Republicans is a “nonstarter” in the Senate, but there's still the possibility of reaching a compromise that could pass, the Senate GOP leader said this week.

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Tilray looks to pour resources into revitalizing alcohol brands

The head of Tilray Brands Inc. says he's aiming to make the pot company a top beverage firm, in part by pouring resources into revitalizing a number of alcohol brands his business recently bought from Anheuser-Busch Cos.

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Why B.C. RCMP isn't using its cannabis impairment testing kits

Roadside testing kits for cannabis impaired drivers have been approved for use in Canada, but have a mixed reception and limited use in B.C.

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2 men appear in court on murder charges in shooting of Oakland police officer at marijuana business

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Two men charged with murder in the death of an Oakland police officer who was shot while answering a burglary report at a marijuana business appeared in court last week but didn't enter pleas.

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Kentucky governor backs longer list of conditions eligible for treatment under medical marijuana law

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Access to medical marijuana in Kentucky should expand to include a longer list of severe health conditions, Gov. Andy Beshear said this week in advocating a change that would make hundreds of thousands more people eligible for treatment when the program begins next year.

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Tenant loses human rights complaint after BC landlord prohibits medical cannabis

A BC renter who was forced to move after his landlord took issue with his medical cannabis use has lost his human rights complaint.

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Kelowna magic mushroom shop plans to reopen after RCMP raids

Two Kelowna RCMP raids left the doors of a magic mushroom shop shuttered, but its owners haven't given up.

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Biden pardons thousands convicted of marijuana charges on federal lands and in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden pardoned thousands of people who were convicted of use and simple possession of marijuana on federal lands and in the District of Columbia, the White House said Friday, in his latest round of executive clemencies meant to rectify racial disparities in the justice system.

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Ukraine lawmakers vote to legalize medical cannabis and help ease stress from the war with Russia

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament voted Tuesday to legalize medical marijuana, after the war with Russia left thousands of people with post-traumatic stress disorder that many believe could be eased by the drug.

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Republican proposal to legalize medical cannabis in Wisconsin coming soon

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans plan to unveil a proposal soon to legalize medical marijuana in the state and could vote on it sometime in 2024, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said.

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Alberta to allow pot shops to sell cannabis at adult-only trade shows, festivals

Albertans will soon see pot shops selling cannabis at some festivals and trade shows.

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Canopy Growth sells This Works skin care brand to U.K. investment firm

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. - Canopy Growth Corp. says it has sold its This Works skin care and wellness brand to a U.K. investment firm.

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Shops in two Dutch cities start selling legally grown cannabis in an experiment to regulate pot trade

BREDA, Netherlands (AP) — A paradox at the heart of the Netherlands' permissive pot policy went up in smoke Friday in two Dutch cities as “coffeeshops” began selling the country's first legally cultivated cannabis as part of an experiment to regulate the trade.

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Shares of cannabis company Canopy Growth to be consolidated on a one-for-10 basis

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. - Canopy Growth Corp. says a consolidation of its shares on a one-for-10 basis is expected to become effective on Friday.

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South Dakota vanity plate restriction on 'REZWEED' was unconstitutional

South Dakota officials will no longer deny applications for personalized license plates based on whether the plate's message is deemed to be “offensive to good taste and decency," following the state's admission that the language is an unconstitutional violation of free speech rights.

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Deals to sell BioSteel assets result in $30.4M in aggregate gross proceeds: Canopy

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. - Canopy Growth Corp. says the aggregate gross proceeds from selling off its sports drink business total $30.4 million.

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A bus driver ate gummies containing THC, then passed out on highway

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A commercial bus driver who pulled over on a Connecticut highway and passed out with 38 passengers aboard after eating THC-infused gummies has been granted a probation program that could result in criminal charges being dismissed.

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NFL disability program leaves retired Saints tight end hurting and angry

Boo Williams wakes up each morning not knowing how the pain will hit. It could be debilitating headaches that make it impossible to get out of bed. Sometimes the pain shoots down his neck. Through all of it, he's angry.

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Canopy Growth says Ontario court has approved sale of BioSteel business

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. - Canopy Growth Corp. says an Ontario court has approved the sale of its BioSteel sports drink business in a pair of deals.

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Cannabis worker died on job from asthma attack; first reported case in US

A 27-year-old woman suffered a fatal asthma attack last year in what health and workplace safety officials said was the U.S. cannabis industry’s first reported occupational asthma death.

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Snoop Dogg says he's giving up 'smoke.' It caught some of his fans off guard

NEW YORK (AP) — Asking for privacy, hip-hop legend and longtime marijuana enthusiast Snoop Dogg says he's going to stop smoking — though he didn't specify exactly what that might mean.

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Aurora Cannabis revenues rise in Q2, led by strength in medical cannabis sales

EDMONTON - Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it earned $256,000 in the second quarter, up from a loss a year earlier of $45.5 million.

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Canopy Growth Corp. reports net loss of $324.8 million in second quarter

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. - Canopy Growth Corp. says its net loss for the second quarter was $324.8 million, compared with $305.8 million a year earlier.

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Ohio votes to legalize cannabis for adult recreational use

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters approved a measure legalizing recreational marijuana on Tuesday, defying Republican legislative leaders who had failed to pass the proposed law.

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Lower Mainland raids won't deter Okanagan mushroom dispensary

Kelowna's downtown psilocybin mushroom dispensary isn't dissuaded by police raids at similar stores in Vancouver.

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BAT increasing its stake in Organigram with $124.6M investment

TORONTO - Shares of Organigram Holdings Inc. rose 30 per cent after it says BAT signed a deal to increase its stake in the cannabis company by investing $124.6 million.

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Millions of dollars of psychedelic mushrooms seized in a Connecticut bust

Law enforcement officials came across a staggering find after being tipped off about possible drug-dealing: dozens of dog-food-size bags of psychedelic mushrooms worth an estimated $8.5 million at a home in rural Connecticut.

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Men accused of smuggling cannabis from Okanagan in logs face extradition, again

OTTAWA - Three British Columbia men who allegedly tried to smuggle marijuana into the United States in hollowed-out logs almost 20 years ago are facing extradition again, and Canada's highest court will not intervene.

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