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S&P/TSX composite ends down more than 250 points, U.S. stock markets also down

S&P/TSX composite ends down more than 250 points, U.S. stock markets also down

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed down more than 250 points Tuesday in broad losses led by energy and technology over interest rate concerns and a drop in crude prices, while U.S. stock markets were also in the red.

Reviews find misuse of COVID-19 hotel stays by prison staff

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CannTrust CEO was warned over illicit pot growing: former compliance worker

CannTrust CEO was warned over illicit pot growing: former compliance worker

TORONTO — A former director of quality and compliance at CannTrust Holdings Inc. says he warned the company's chief executive that Health Canada could levy penalties if the firm grew cannabis in unlicensed rooms at its Niagara, Ont. facility.
Minnesota board: Moorhead-made THC gummies are too potent

Minnesota board: Moorhead-made THC gummies are too potent

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy on Monday sued a Moorhead-based manufacturer of THC-laced gummies, saying the company's candies contain far stronger doses of the chemical that gives marijuana its high than state law allows.

FBI says fugitive has been extradited from Mexico to Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A fugitive wanted for his involvement in a criminal drug enterprise has been extradited from Mexico and returned to Tucson, but his wife and another co-conspirator remain at large, according to the FBI.
Former CannTrust compliance worker says unlicensed growing 'very openly' discussed

Former CannTrust compliance worker says unlicensed growing 'very openly' discussed

TORONTO — A former director of quality and compliance at CannTrust Holdings Inc. says the growth of cannabis in unlicensed rooms was "very openly discussed" at the pot company. “There was no hiding this.
Man charged with killing 4 workers at Oklahoma pot farm

Man charged with killing 4 workers at Oklahoma pot farm

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man accused of killing four workers at an Oklahoma marijuana farm had demanded the return of his $300,000 investment in the operation shortly before he started shooting, prosecutors allege in court documents.
S&P/TSX composite closes down after bumpy day of trading, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite closes down after bumpy day of trading, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed down Friday while U.S. markets were mixed after a bumpy day of trading following job reports that came in stronger than expected.
Oklahoma pot farm illegally obtained permit before 4 slain

Oklahoma pot farm illegally obtained permit before 4 slain

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma marijuana farm where four people were killed and one was wounded was operating under an illegally obtained license to grow marijuana for medical purposes, an Oklahoma State Bureau of Narcotics spokesman said Friday.
Brother of US man in Russian prison says contact resumed

Brother of US man in Russian prison says contact resumed

MOSCOW (AP) — The family of Paul Whelan, an American imprisoned in Russia for espionage, said Friday that he has resumed contact after unexpectedly becoming unreachable in November.
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