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Youth's overdose death renews pleas for Narcan in schools

Youth's overdose death renews pleas for Narcan in schools

HARTFORD, Conn.

Marijuana excise taxes outpace alcohol in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Excise taxes for marijuana sold for adult recreational use exceeded alcohol excise taxes for the first time in Massachusetts, reflecting growing marijuana sales that reached $2.54 billion, according to the Cannabis Control Commission.

SC senator to get medical marijuana debate after 7 years

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina senator who has fought to allow medical marijuana in the state for seven years appears to finally be getting a debate on the Senate floor. Senators put Sen.

US detains smuggling ship, UK seizes drugs in Mideast waters

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Navy announced Sunday it seized a boat in the Gulf of Oman carrying fertilizer used to make explosives that was caught last year smuggling weapons to Yemen.

Review: decision to defend fire station nearly cost lives

OAKLAND, Calif.
Minnesota lawmakers face $7.7B surplus in 2022 session

Minnesota lawmakers face $7.7B surplus in 2022 session

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature will enjoy a $7.7 billion surplus when it convenes Jan.

Oregon man pleads guilty to distributing pot on dark web

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Springfield man has pleaded guilty to distributing marijuana on the dark web and laundering his cryptocurrency proceeds, according to federal prosecutors. The U.S.

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Booster shots needed against omicron, CDC studies show NEW YORK (AP) — Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots.
Giuliani associate gets year in prison in foreign donor case

Giuliani associate gets year in prison in foreign donor case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who helped Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information against Joe Biden in Ukraine was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and fined $10,000 Friday in an unrelated campaign finance case.

Conservative Nebraska Sen. Groene sponsors medical pot bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A conservative lawmaker from rural, western Nebraska took a leading role Thursday in the push to allow medical marijuana in the state, although some advocates say his bill is too restrictive. Sen.