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Louisiana teen stabbed by another student at high school

MINDEN, La. (AP) — A 15-year-old is under arrest after repeatedly stabbing a fellow student with a paring knife at their Louisiana high school, officials said. Words escalated to violence on Minden High School's campus at around 2 p.m.

Officials acknowledge lax oversight of medical marijuana

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's top marijuana regulator said the state has few tools to prevent medical marijuana from being sold on the black market.
Colombian leader sees opportunity in cannabis, but not coca

Colombian leader sees opportunity in cannabis, but not coca

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Colombian President Iván Duque has high hopes for the medical marijuana industry in a country that has been waging a costly war against a different drug — cocaine — for decades.
FACT FOCUS: Claim of 12K ‘found’ ballots in NJ is misleading

FACT FOCUS: Claim of 12K ‘found’ ballots in NJ is misleading

A statement from the New Jersey state Senate president following his election defeat has generated confusion online in recent days after it vaguely asserted that thousands of ballots had been “found.
Aurora focuses on premium products as it reports $11.9 million loss in first quarter

Aurora focuses on premium products as it reports $11.9 million loss in first quarter

Aurora Cannabis Inc. will double down on premium products after reporting a $11.9 million loss in its most recent quarter.
Two recounts appear likely in tight Virginia House races

Two recounts appear likely in tight Virginia House races

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Days after Democrats conceded control of the Virginia House of Delegates to Republicans, they walked back that concession as two key races in which the GOP holds razor-thin leads appeared headed for recounts.

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 (21,594.52, up 37.98 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down seven cents, or 0.13 per cent, to $52.62 on 29.6 million shares.
Canadian stock market continues to climb while U.S. markets fall from record highs

Canadian stock market continues to climb while U.S. markets fall from record highs

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rebounded from early losses to climb yet again while U.S. markets dipped from record highs. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 37.98 points to a record 21,594.52.
No joke: Comedians, cannabis companies push pot legalization

No joke: Comedians, cannabis companies push pot legalization

NEW YORK (AP) — Big cannabis companies are backing a new, celebrity-infused campaign to enlist marijuana users to pressure members of Congress to legalize pot nationwide.
Hexo to close three facilities it recently acquired and layoff about 155 workers

Hexo to close three facilities it recently acquired and layoff about 155 workers

OTTAWA — Hexo Corp. says it will close three recently acquired facilities and layoff about 155 workers as it works to streamline production. The Ottawa-based cannabis company says it will shutter properties in Kirkland Lake and Brantford, Ont.