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Cannabis company Choom obtains creditor protection, interim financing from Aurora

Cannabis company Choom obtains creditor protection, interim financing from Aurora

VANCOUVER — Choom Holdings Inc. and some of its subsidiaries have obtained creditor protection from the Supreme Court of British Columbia and interim financing from Aurora Cannabis Inc.

Alabama cornerback Eli Ricks arrested in Mississippi

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama cornerback Eli Ricks was arrested in Mississippi on charges of speeding, not having insurance and a first offense possession of marijuana.

Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of recreational marijuana legalization in Ohio have sued state legislative leaders in an anticipated dispute over whether a legalization referendum can appear on this November's ballot.

Man shot and killed inside Los Angeles cannabis dispensary

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man was shot and killed inside a Los Angeles cannabis dispensary and police are searching for two suspects, authorities said Sunday.
Jets fill big holes with playmakers in impressive draft haul

Jets fill big holes with playmakers in impressive draft haul

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The NFL draft had just gotten started when the New York Jets began celebrating. Another round of high-fives and hugs followed 45 minutes later. And again after a few more hours.
Several arrests, fines as police clear protesters from downtown Ottawa street

Several arrests, fines as police clear protesters from downtown Ottawa street

OTTAWA — Police in Ottawa made several arrests Friday while facing off against protesters opposed to COVID-19 mandates, wearing helmets and carrying batons as big-rig trucks and campers attempted to make their way to Parliament Hill.
Man charged in Quebec Halloween sword attack was suffering from delirium: doctor

Man charged in Quebec Halloween sword attack was suffering from delirium: doctor

QUEBEC — The man accused in Quebec's Halloween 2020 stabbing attacks that left two people dead was in a state of psychosis and suffering from delirium, a psychiatrist testifying for the defence said Friday. Dr.
Hexo appoints third CEO in six months as cannabis company restructuring continues

Hexo appoints third CEO in six months as cannabis company restructuring continues

GATINEAU, Que. — Musical chairs is continuing at Hexo Corp. as the cannabis company has announced the appointment of its third chief executive in six months.
Inside the Trevor Reed deal: From Oval Office to Moscow trip

Inside the Trevor Reed deal: From Oval Office to Moscow trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — The worst possible moment for bringing Trevor Reed home turned out to be the best. With U.S.
Salah and Kerr win Football Writers’ Association awards

Salah and Kerr win Football Writers’ Association awards

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah was voted “Footballer of the Year” in England for a second time, and Chelsea striker Sam Kerr has won the women's award.