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Should states set pot policy by its potency? Some say yes

Should states set pot policy by its potency? Some say yes

NEW YORK — As marijuana legalization spreads across U.S. states, so does a debate over whether to set pot policy by potency.
Insurer to pay $8M to Black man paralyzed by Iowa officer

Insurer to pay $8M to Black man paralyzed by Iowa officer

IOWA CITY, Iowa — An insurer for the City of Cedar Rapids will pay $8 million to a Black motorist who was paralyzed after a white police officer shot him during a 2016 traffic stop, the city announced Monday.

Woodstock considers whether to allow retail marijuana sales

WOODSTOCK, Vt. — Officials in Woodstock are considering whether to allow retail marijuana operations when such sales become legal in Vermont next year.
Wunderkind ex-mayor to face jurors in fraud, bribery case

Wunderkind ex-mayor to face jurors in fraud, bribery case

BOSTON — After he was elected mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, at just 23 years old, it seemed Jasiel Correia's political career had nowhere to go but up.
California woman says she drowned children to protect them

California woman says she drowned children to protect them

LOS ANGELES — A California woman admitted to drowning her three young children because, she said in a jailhouse television interview, it would keep them away from their father amid a bitter custody battle.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,351.32, up 29.40 points.) Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX:INE). Utilities. Up 47 cents, or 2.05 per cent, to $23.40 on 14.
Vote by Tilray shareholders on Aphria merger deal delayed until April 30

Vote by Tilray shareholders on Aphria merger deal delayed until April 30

NANAIMO, B.C. — A vote by Tilray Inc. shareholders on the cannabis company's deal to merge with Aphria Inc. has been delayed, allowing shareholders more time. The vote had been scheduled for today, but shareholders will now vote on April 30.
EXPLAINER: Can officers stop drivers for air fresheners?

EXPLAINER: Can officers stop drivers for air fresheners?

The mother of a 20-year-old Black man who was fatally shot by Minnesota police this week says it all started when police pulled her son over for having air fresheners hanging from his rearview mirror.
Legal challenge seeks to overturn Quebec ban on cannabis T-shirts, other products

Legal challenge seeks to overturn Quebec ban on cannabis T-shirts, other products

MONTREAL — Quebec's ban on the sale of cannabis-themed products is too broad and inhibits legitimate freedom of expression, the lawyer for a head shop challenging the law argued Thursday.
S&P/TSX composite, Dow Jones and S&P 500 set record highs as mood rises on economy

S&P/TSX composite, Dow Jones and S&P 500 set record highs as mood rises on economy

TORONTO — Broad-based optimism lifted Canada's main stock index to a record close on Thursday as U.S. markets also pushed higher on news suggesting a strong recovery from the pandemic slump. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 150.