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August 29, 2019 - 12:17 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use. Health and Human Services...
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August 26, 2019 - 2:26 pm
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Justice Department said Monday it would move forward to expand the number of marijuana growers for federally-authorized cannabis research. The long-awaited move comes after researchers filed court papers asking a judge to compel the Drug...
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May 31, 2019 - 3:52 pm
By CANDICE CHOI AP Food & Health Writer SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — CBD products have surged in popularity despite confusion around their legal status . Now U.S. regulators are exploring ways the hemp ingredient might officially be allowed in food, drinks and dietary supplements. The U.S. Food...
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May 31, 2019 - 8:47 am
By ANDREW SELSKY Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is awash in pot, glutted with so much legal weed that if growing were to stop today, it could take more than six years by one estimate to smoke or eat it all. Now, the state is looking to curb production. Five years after voters legalized...
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December 08, 2018 - 8:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When Canada legalized recreational marijuana in October, it emerged as the world leader in the industry — and U.S. companies are scrambling to get in on the action. Uruguay may have been the first country to legalize pot, but the South American country's market is dwarfed by Canada'...
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Cronos Group confirmed talks late Monday with Marlboro maker Altria about a possible investment. (Dreamstime)
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December 04, 2018 - 12:33 pm
TORONTO (AP) - The potential entry of one of the world's largest tobacco companies into the marijuana business is sending the shares of a Canadian cannabis company higher before the opening bell. Cronos Group confirmed talks late Monday with Marlboro maker Altria about a possible investment. Altria...
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October 16, 2018 - 1:58 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal officials say they've busted up a $19 million drug ring in Virginia. The U.S. Attorney's Office for Virginia's Eastern District said in a statement Tuesday that they've charged five Hampton Roads area men in a trafficking conspiracy that moved large amounts of cocaine,...
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October 16, 2018 - 12:34 pm
By ROB GILLIES and GENE JOHNSON , Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Tom Clarke has been dealing marijuana illegally in Canada for 30 years. He wrote in his high school yearbook that his dream was to open a cafe in Amsterdam, the Dutch city where people have legally smoked weed in coffee shops since...
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October 09, 2018 - 2:47 pm
By DAVID EGGERT , Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states. Michigan and North...
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September 18, 2018 - 1:58 pm
By GENE JOHNSON and JULIE WATSON , Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical...
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