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Cannabis pre-roll sales soar as Canadians share joints less during pandemic

Cannabis pre-roll sales soar as Canadians share joints less during pandemic

TORONTO — Canadian cannabis users are doing a lot less puff, puff, pass during the COVID-19 pandemic, as people try to minimize their distance and contact with one another.
NFL player's brother, 2nd man jailed in 2016 student slaying

NFL player's brother, 2nd man jailed in 2016 student slaying

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida men, one of them the brother of an NFL player, have been arrested on murder charges in the 2016 shooting death of a college student.

U.S. Customs agents seize more than a ton of pot in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — More than a ton of marijuana has been seized by federal agents in Detroit.

Idaho officials working on hemp plan for federal approval

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials are working on a hemp plan to submit to federal officials this fall so that farmers can grow it next year.
Case involving former CannTrust leaders remanded until Sept. 20

Case involving former CannTrust leaders remanded until Sept. 20

TORONTO — Three former executives of CannTrust Holdings Inc. accused of securities charges related to an unlicensed growing scandal had their case remanded by an Ontario court until September.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: CannTrust court appearances: Former CannTrust leaders are scheduled to make their first court appearance in Toronto on Monday, roughly three years after the cannabi
Divine transformation: Ex-Alaska strip club becomes church

Divine transformation: Ex-Alaska strip club becomes church

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular strip club that once beckoned customers off a busy highway leading into Anchorage is now a church offering salvation — instead of temptation — thanks to a daughter of a former exotic dancer.
Hemp having a moment as farmers try to grow niche crop into $1-billion industry

Hemp having a moment as farmers try to grow niche crop into $1-billion industry

CALGARY — Not that long ago, Rod Lanier could count on an annual spring visit from the police.

Former state police officer convicted of drug charges

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico State Police Officer has been convicted of distributing marijuana intended for a 16-year-old girl he pulled over and a separate drugs-for-sex scheme. U.S.
Cannabis industry in New Mexico faces big challenge of water

Cannabis industry in New Mexico faces big challenge of water

MADRID, N.M. (AP) — Where some see desert, Cid and Medina Isbell see opportunity. Standing on a plot on their 30-acre property just north of Madrid, they envision a greenhouse full of cannabis plants where brush, sunflowers and cactuses now grow.