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American receiver Quan Bray among seven players suspended by the Montreal Alouettes

American receiver Quan Bray among seven players suspended by the Montreal Alouettes

MONTREAL — American receiver Quan Bray was among seven players suspended Tuesday by the Montreal Alouettes. Bray was arrested in February 2020 in Texas while travelling in an SUV that contained over 70 kilograms of cannabis.
Encrypted chat data leads to major drug raids in Germany

Encrypted chat data leads to major drug raids in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — German security officials said Tuesday they made more than 750 arrests and seized large amounts of drugs after gaining access to extensive chat data of encrypted cellphones.
At 34, 'Mommy Rocket' Fraser-Pryce sprinter to beat in Tokyo

At 34, 'Mommy Rocket' Fraser-Pryce sprinter to beat in Tokyo

Every time Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce steps on the track, some sort of record is in jeopardy. At the top of that list, of course, is Florence Griffith Joyner's 33-year-old mark in the 100 meters.

Connecticut website to update public on new marijuana law

HARTFORD, Conn.

Health official picked for Alaska marijuana regulatory board

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A state marijuana education program manager has been appointed to the board that regulates Alaska's legal cannabis industry.
New Mexico forest draws crowd for annual 'Rainbow Gathering'

New Mexico forest draws crowd for annual 'Rainbow Gathering'

CARSON NATIONAL FOREST, N.M. (AP) — Across a mile-long stretch of forest in a remote part of northern New Mexico, the party is in full swing. Tents dotted mountain meadows flanked by dense stands of trees.
Cannabis farmers forced to react as heat, wildfires take their toll on crops

Cannabis farmers forced to react as heat, wildfires take their toll on crops

It used to be common to see Tyler Rumi and his B.C. cannabis farm staff out watering their plants until the recent heat wave hit.
TSX starts second half of year in record territory after explosive start to 2021

TSX starts second half of year in record territory after explosive start to 2021

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index started off the second half of the year in record territory as U.S. jobs gains point to a strong recovery in the months to come. The S&P/TSX composite index returned from the Canada Day holiday to close up 60.

EXPLAINER: Olympics are harder on marijuana than pro sports

Though pro leagues are slowly adjusting to the reality that marijuana is not a performance-enhancing drug, it remains squarely on the banned list for Olympic sports.

No Bolt means stage open for new stars to emerge in Tokyo

HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: Usain Bolt. The 34-year-old Bolt, retired since 2017, will watch the Tokyo Games from the comfort of his home in Jamaica as someone other than him captures the Olympic title in the 100 and 200 for the first time since 2004.