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Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice. September 13, 2022. Editorial: State creates, ignores addiction Gambling enables state legislators to bring in revenue indirectly.
Suspect in Toronto-area shootings had long criminal history: parole docs

Suspect in Toronto-area shootings had long criminal history: parole docs

TORONTO — The suspect in a string of shootings that killed a Toronto police officer and an auto shop owner this week had an extensive criminal record, including ties to a gang at one point.

Alleged Mexican cartel hitman extradited to North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — An accused prolific hitman for a Mexican drug cartel has been transferred to face federal charges in North Dakota, nearly 11 years after he was apprehended in Tijuana.

Missouri Supreme Court won't weigh recreational pot lawsuit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to take up a lawsuit challenging a ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state.
Expert: School shooter's mother drank heavily in pregnancy

Expert: School shooter's mother drank heavily in pregnancy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — One of the nation’s leading fetal alcohol researchers testified Tuesday that Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz’s birth mother drank more during her pregnancy than any woman he’s ever seen documented. Dr.
Bassist for country group Alabama arrested on pot charge

Bassist for country group Alabama arrested on pot charge

CENTRE, Ala. (AP) — Teddy Gentry, a founding member of and bass player for the country music super group Alabama , was arrested Monday on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge, records show.

Former UFC fighter Elias Theodorou dies at age 34

TORONTO (AP) — Elias Theodorou, a charismatic mixed martial artist who campaigned successfully for the right to use medical marijuana as an athlete, has died. He was 34.

State: Medical marijuana would see decline if pot legalized

BISMARCK, N.D.
Former UFC fighter Elias (The Spartan) Theodorou won inside and outside the cage

Former UFC fighter Elias (The Spartan) Theodorou won inside and outside the cage

TORONTO — Elias (The Spartan) Theodorou, a charismatic mixed martial artist who campaigned successfully for the right to use medical marijuana as an athlete, has died. He was 34.

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Dallas Morning News. September 8, 2022. Editorial: Texas’ cautious approach to marijuana use has been the correct path As support grows for cannabis, following scientific research make more sense.