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North Carolina revives the possibility of legalizing medical marijuana

North Carolina revives the possibility of legalizing medical marijuana

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina senators are pushing to legalize medical marijuana again, but it’s unclear if the state House will approve it.
With pardons in Maryland, 2.5 million Americans will have marijuana convictions cleared or forgiven

With pardons in Maryland, 2.5 million Americans will have marijuana convictions cleared or forgiven

Maryland this week became the latest state to announce mass pardons for people convicted of marijuana-related crimes as the nation wrestles with how to make amends for the lives disrupted in the decadeslong war on drugs. Under Gov.
For years, crumbs of cannabis impacted a Maryland man's life. Now he sees a clearer future

For years, crumbs of cannabis impacted a Maryland man's life. Now he sees a clearer future

BALTIMORE (AP) — For years, a few crumbs of cannabis played an outsized role in shaping Shiloh Jordan’s life. With a stroke of a pen by Maryland Gov.
Florida medical marijuana patients get an unexpected email praising DeSantis

Florida medical marijuana patients get an unexpected email praising DeSantis

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has more than 700,000 medical marijuana patients and Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis — who is battling a proposal to allow recreational use of marijuana — wants them all to know what a great job he's doing.
StatCan updates CPI basket to increase food weighting in inflation calculation

StatCan updates CPI basket to increase food weighting in inflation calculation

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is updating the basket of goods it uses to measure inflation to increase the importance of food in the calculation as Canadians spend more on groceries and dining out.

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Netanyahu dissolved his war Cabinet.

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Toledo Blade. June 12, 2024. Editorial: Ohio economy falling It is helpful to see the comma between Toledo and Ohio as a plus sign. The link between city and state is a key factor in the success of each.
Tens of thousands of Marylanders receive pardons for marijuana convictions

Tens of thousands of Marylanders receive pardons for marijuana convictions

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore ordered more than 175,000 pardons for marijuana convictions on Monday, saying the “most sweeping state-level pardon in any state” will help reverse harms from the past caused by the war on drugs.

Chiefs defensive tackle Isaiah Buggs arrested on charge of domestic violence/burglary in Alabama

Chiefs defensive tackle Isaiah Buggs was arrested for the second time in a month on a charge of domestic violence/burglary in Alabama and released on a $5,000 bond Sunday, according to records from the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office.
The US supports 'a just and lasting peace' for Ukraine, Harris tells Zelenskyy at Swiss summit

The US supports 'a just and lasting peace' for Ukraine, Harris tells Zelenskyy at Swiss summit

OBBÜRGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Saturday pledged America's full support in backing Ukraine and global efforts to achieve “a just and lasting peace” in the face of Russia's invasion, representing the United States at an in
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