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Legalization bids boost outlook for US cannabis industry

Legalization bids boost outlook for US cannabis industry

LOS ANGELES — Uncle Sam gave marijuana lovers more reason to celebrate this week as a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives passed a bill that would make it easier for cannabis companies to do business in states where sales ar

Florida court deals blow to marijuana ballot initiative

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday dealt a potentially fatal blow to supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at legalizing marijuana under certain circumstances.
AP source: NFL exploring changes to scouting combine

AP source: NFL exploring changes to scouting combine

The NFL is exploring changes to the annual NFL scouting combine to improve the professional and medical experience for draft prospects, a person familiar with those discussions told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Medical marijuana legal in Utah, but not always affordable

Medical marijuana legal in Utah, but not always affordable

SALT LAKE CITY — Pain left from oil-field work defeated traditional pain pills and dominated William Adams’ life — until he tried medical marijuana.

NY man's trial starts for Jan. 6-related online threats

NEW YORK — A prosecutor urged a jury in a trial's opening statement Wednesday to convict a New York man who threatened to kill members of Congress in a video posted online, but a defence lawyer dismissed his rants as speech-protected hyperbole so abs
Loonie rises after Bank of Canada takes action because of stronger rebound

Loonie rises after Bank of Canada takes action because of stronger rebound

TORONTO — The loonie had its best performance in about five weeks after the Bank of Canada was the first global central bank to take action because of a stronger economic rebound. The Canadian dollar reached a high of 80.

A farmer to chefs reveals his deep vegetable knowledge

NEW YORK — Despite thousands of years of humans working the soil, there are still things to learn. Just ask Farmer Lee Jones about the beet leaves. The Ohio-based farmer had planted too many beets and the surplus was dumped in a pile in a cooler.

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___ Restaurants, delivery apps still at odds as demand grows NEW YORK (AP) — Diners got used to delivery during the pandemic, and the habit may stick long after dining rooms reopen.
S&P/TSX composite has worst day in seven weeks on COVID infection concerns

S&P/TSX composite has worst day in seven weeks on COVID infection concerns

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index had its worst day in nearly seven weeks on profit-taking following record highs and investor sentiment being weighed down by high COVID-19 infection rates. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 163.
Dogecoin has its day; cryptocurrency is latest 'meme' craze

Dogecoin has its day; cryptocurrency is latest 'meme' craze

NEW YORK — Dogecoin had its day.