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Virginia lawmakers pass marijuana legalization bills

Virginia lawmakers pass marijuana legalization bills

RICHMOND, Va. — Both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly passed legislation Friday that would legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, with retail sales starting several years down the road.
Jamaica faces marijuana shortage as farmers struggle

Jamaica faces marijuana shortage as farmers struggle

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica is running low on ganja.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,041.97, up 126.06 points.) The Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Up 5.25 cents, or 22.34 per cent, to 28.
S&P/TSX composite edges higher as energy sector gets lift from rising crude prices

S&P/TSX composite edges higher as energy sector gets lift from rising crude prices

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved higher for a third-straight day as the energy sector got a lift from crude oil prices hitting their highest level in a year. The March crude oil contract was up 93 cents at US$55.

Capri, Alphabet rise; Chipotle, Electronic Arts fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Alphabet Inc., up $139.76 to $2,058.88. The parent company of search engine Google handily beat Wall Street’s fourth-quarter profit and revenue forecasts.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,874.49, up 182.04 points.) BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Down $4.03, or 21.42 per cent, to $14.78 on 14.4 million shares.
North American stock markets surge again for strong start to February

North American stock markets surge again for strong start to February

TORONTO — North American stock markets surged higher for a second day as some of recent volatility eased and investors returned to their favourite companies. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 182.04 points to 17,874.
Kansas governor: Medical pot should fund Medicaid expansion

Kansas governor: Medical pot should fund Medicaid expansion

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Democratic Gov.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,692.45, up 355.43 points.) BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Up 85 cents, or 4.73 per cent, to $18.81 on 12.8 million shares.
Oregon 1st state to decriminalize possession of drugs

Oregon 1st state to decriminalize possession of drugs

SALEM, Ore. — Police in Oregon can no longer arrest someone for possession of small amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, LSD, oxycodone and other drugs as a ballot measure that decriminalized them took effect on Monday.