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Insider Q&A: Roy Bingham, CEO of cannabis research firm BDSA

Insider Q&A: Roy Bingham, CEO of cannabis research firm BDSA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colorado-based research firm BDSA projects legal marijuana sales in the U.S. will jump 8% this year to $27 billion.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Inflation Statistics Canada will release its August reading for inflation on Tuesday. The year-over-year inflation rate slowed to 7.
More coaches named in South Carolina cheerleader abuse suit

More coaches named in South Carolina cheerleader abuse suit

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A lawsuit alleging the rampant sexual abuse of underage athletes at a competitive cheerleading gym in South Carolina has been amended to name six more coaches as defendants and three more accusers.
Michigan man gets 5 years in prison for role in Capitol riot

Michigan man gets 5 years in prison for role in Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Michigan man was sentenced on Friday to five years in federal prison for his role in the U.S. Capitol attack by a mob that disrupted Congress from certifying President Joe Biden's 2020 electoral victory.
Ex-Gulf Cartel boss gets life sentence for drug conspiracy

Ex-Gulf Cartel boss gets life sentence for drug conspiracy

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Mexican national who headed the Gulf Cartel from 2003 to 2012 was sentenced Thursday to life in prison and ordered to pay a $5 million forfeiture after pleading guilty in a U.S. court to drug smuggling conspiracy.
As midterms approach, Capitol Hill lawmakers push banking reforms for legal cannabis

As midterms approach, Capitol Hill lawmakers push banking reforms for legal cannabis

WASHINGTON — Retailers, industry activists and U.S.
'Wild West': Audit on veterans' medical cannabis sparks calls for oversight, research

'Wild West': Audit on veterans' medical cannabis sparks calls for oversight, research

OTTAWA — Mental-health providers and others are reacting with shock and concern after an internal government audit uncovered significant problems with Ottawa's administration of hundreds of millions of dollars in medical marijuana for veterans.

Leena Manimekalai's documentary 'Kaali' challenges Hindutva nationalism

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Ottawa has lost control of $150M program reimbursing veterans' cannabis: audit

Ottawa has lost control of $150M program reimbursing veterans' cannabis: audit

OTTAWA — An internal audit by Veterans Affairs Canada suggests Ottawa has all but lost control as it shells out hundreds of millions of dollars for veterans' medical marijuana each year without proper oversight, direction or evidence of health benefi

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice. September 13, 2022. Editorial: State creates, ignores addiction Gambling enables state legislators to bring in revenue indirectly.