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Mexico high court mandates permits for personal pot use

Mexico high court mandates permits for personal pot use

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Supreme Court ordered the government Monday to issue permits for the personal use of marijuana and for the growing of limited amounts of pot plants, after the country’s Congress took too long to approve a limited legalizat

Minnesota man accused of killing mother with drug injection

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities were searching Monday for a 62-year-old suburban Minneapolis man accused of injecting his ailing mother with a lethal dose of the powerful painkiller fentanyl.

Changes to medical marijuana law approved by Legislature

HARRISBURG, Pa.
15,000 plants seized in raid on illegal California pot farm

15,000 plants seized in raid on illegal California pot farm

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities raided an illegal marijuana farm in northern San Diego County on Friday, seizing 15,000 plants and 9 1/2 pounds of pot products with an estimated street value of more than $7.5 million, authorities said.
High times: Pocono set for first CBD-sponsored NASCAR race

High times: Pocono set for first CBD-sponsored NASCAR race

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Let’s nip this in the bud: No, Pocono never considered asking for 95 more miles added to the length of Saturday’s NASCAR Cup race so the first CBD-sponsored event could be called the Pocono Organics 420.

Police killings, other racial injustice cases pending in US

Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin's sentencing Friday in George Floyd's death will hardly be the last word in the case, with federal civil rights charges still pending, appeals expected and three more officers facing trial.

UN: 275 million people used drugs worldwide in 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Around 275 million people used drugs worldwide last year, while over 36 million people suffered from drug use disorders, according to the World Drug Report released Thursday by the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna.

Amherst creates fund to pay reparations to Black residents

AMHERST, Mass.
Cheaper, more potent cannabis found in B.C. government-run stores: study

Cheaper, more potent cannabis found in B.C. government-run stores: study

VANCOUVER — The price of cannabis at government-run stores in British Columbia declined while potency rose between 2019 and 2020, says a new report that has a researcher raising questions about what its findings mean for public health.
DA: Probe into deadly drug raid ends with 2 more indictments

DA: Probe into deadly drug raid ends with 2 more indictments

HOUSTON (AP) — A long-running corruption probe sparked by a 2019 Houston police drug raid in which a couple was killed has ended with new indictments against two officers already charged in the case, authorities announced Wednesday.