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New York lawmakers agree to legalize recreational marijuana

New York lawmakers agree to legalize recreational marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York is poised to join a growing number of states that have legalized marijuana after state lawmakers reached a deal to allow sales of the drug for recreational use.
Man who killed Ontario police officer had arsenal of guns and bombs, SIU probe finds

Man who killed Ontario police officer had arsenal of guns and bombs, SIU probe finds

The 60-year-old man who killed an officer and died in a shootout last fall on Manitoulin Island had an arsenal of guns and homemade bombs, Ontario's police watchdog found.

Feds arrest armed Colorado man after remark about Boulder

IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Iowa gun store refused to sell a semi-automatic rifle to a heavily armed and agitated Colorado man after he said he was surprised his friends didn’t suspect he was the Boulder mass shooter, according to federal court documents re
Virginia House speaker calls for July marijuana legalization

Virginia House speaker calls for July marijuana legalization

RICHMOND, Va.
S&P/TSX composite moves higher on strength of reopening sector led by energy

S&P/TSX composite moves higher on strength of reopening sector led by energy

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved higher to end a relatively flat week as sectors that rely on the economy reopening offset continued losses in technology. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 101.48 points to 18,752.

Vermont man charged with smuggling marijuana from Canada

BURLINGTON, Vt. — A Vermont man is facing charges of smuggling 272 pounds (123 kilograms) marijuana into the United States from Canada, court documents say.
Fines coming for travellers caught sneaking pot into Canada

Fines coming for travellers caught sneaking pot into Canada

OTTAWA — Beginning Monday, travellers could be fined up to $2,000 for trying to slip cannabis into Canada.
France launches 2-year experiment with medical marijuana

France launches 2-year experiment with medical marijuana

PARIS — France’s government launched a two-year nationwide experiment with medical marijuana Friday with a view to its eventual legalization.

Florida city fires employee over legal medical marijuana use

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida city has fired a top information technology manager for smoking marijuana — even though he been authorized by his doctor to use it legally for medical reasons.
Desmond inquiry: uncle of ex-soldier saw no signs of violence day before murders

Desmond inquiry: uncle of ex-soldier saw no signs of violence day before murders

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S.