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AP News
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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Associated Press
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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September 07, 2018 - 11:54 am
By TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 6 percent early Friday after the CEO appeared to smoke marijuana during an interview and the company's accounting chief left after a month on the job. CEO Elon Musk appeared on "The Joe Rogan Experience" overnight...
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President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One as he arrives for the G7 Summit, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, Canada. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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June 08, 2018 - 3:48 pm
By MICHAEL R. BLOOD , Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana. Asked Friday about a proposal that would reshape the nation's approach to pot, Trump said he would "probably end up...
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June 01, 2018 - 1:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former high school dean and anti-violence advocate nicknamed "Rev" for his pastor-like influence was sentenced Friday to up to 26 years in prison for shooting and nearly killing a student he had recruited to sell marijuana for him. Shaun Harrison, 58 was sentenced a day after a...
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May 29, 2018 - 2:47 pm
By DON THOMPSON , Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Researchers and U.S. authorities are finding what they say is an alarming increase in the use of a powerful banned pesticide at illegal marijuana farms hidden on public land in California. The pesticide residue is showing up in about 30...
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