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Inhofe's office requests $4M to combat illicit pot growers

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe’s office announced Wednesday that he requested $4 million in federal funds to help combat illegal Oklahoma marijuana growing operations.
Thai police expect to extradite 2 German drug suspects

Thai police expect to extradite 2 German drug suspects

BANGKOK (AP) — Two German men arrested in Thailand are expected to be extradited to Germany on suspicion of being part of a European drug trafficking gang, immigration police said Wednesday. Police Maj. Gen.
No relay: Banned sprinter Richardson left off Olympic team

No relay: Banned sprinter Richardson left off Olympic team

Banned sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson was not on the Olympic roster released Tuesday by USA Track and Field, a decision that means the American champion's positive test for marijuana will cost her a chance at running on the relay team in Tokyo, in add
American receiver Quan Bray among seven players suspended by the Montreal Alouettes

American receiver Quan Bray among seven players suspended by the Montreal Alouettes

MONTREAL — American receiver Quan Bray was among seven players suspended Tuesday by the Montreal Alouettes. Bray was arrested in February 2020 in Texas while travelling in an SUV that contained over 70 kilograms of cannabis.
Encrypted chat data leads to major drug raids in Germany

Encrypted chat data leads to major drug raids in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — German security officials said Tuesday they made more than 750 arrests and seized large amounts of drugs after gaining access to extensive chat data of encrypted cellphones.
At 34, 'Mommy Rocket' Fraser-Pryce sprinter to beat in Tokyo

At 34, 'Mommy Rocket' Fraser-Pryce sprinter to beat in Tokyo

Every time Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce steps on the track, some sort of record is in jeopardy. At the top of that list, of course, is Florence Griffith Joyner's 33-year-old mark in the 100 meters.

Connecticut website to update public on new marijuana law

HARTFORD, Conn.

Health official picked for Alaska marijuana regulatory board

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A state marijuana education program manager has been appointed to the board that regulates Alaska's legal cannabis industry.
New Mexico forest draws crowd for annual 'Rainbow Gathering'

New Mexico forest draws crowd for annual 'Rainbow Gathering'

CARSON NATIONAL FOREST, N.M. (AP) — Across a mile-long stretch of forest in a remote part of northern New Mexico, the party is in full swing. Tents dotted mountain meadows flanked by dense stands of trees.
Cannabis farmers forced to react as heat, wildfires take their toll on crops

Cannabis farmers forced to react as heat, wildfires take their toll on crops

It used to be common to see Tyler Rumi and his B.C. cannabis farm staff out watering their plants until the recent heat wave hit.