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Tilray-Aphria deal closes, company to control biggest share of Cdn pot market

Tilray-Aphria deal closes, company to control biggest share of Cdn pot market

NANAIMO, B.C. — Tilray Inc. and Aphria Inc. say their merger deal has now closed after receiving approval from shareholders of both companies. Tilray shareholders voted Friday in favour of issuing stock to Aphria's shareholders, but the Nanaimo, B.C.
High Tide buying 80 per cent stake in U.S. CBD company FABCBD for US$20.64M

High Tide buying 80 per cent stake in U.S. CBD company FABCBD for US$20.64M

CALGARY — Cannabis company High Tide Inc. has signed a deal to buy an 80 per cent stake in U.S. company Fab Nutrition LLC, which is focused on hemp-derived CBD products. The Calgary-based company says it will pay US$20.
Farm-gate cannabis sales allow customers to buy pot straight from the farm

Farm-gate cannabis sales allow customers to buy pot straight from the farm

TORONTO — When customers roll up to Thrive Cannabis' 184-acre farm in Simcoe. Ont, they'll find three shipping containers fashioned into a pot shop and a colourful crew making history.
Missouri latest state to thwart voter-approved policies

Missouri latest state to thwart voter-approved policies

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers recently shut down attempts to pay for Medicaid expansion, in what is the latest example of a statehouse fighting to undo voter-enacted polices.
Booms in Idaho, Utah buck the curve of slowing US growth

Booms in Idaho, Utah buck the curve of slowing US growth

SALT LAKE CITY — Two Western states known for their rugged landscapes and wide-open spaces are bucking the trend of sluggish U.S.
How the Gaetz probe grew from sex trafficking to medical pot

How the Gaetz probe grew from sex trafficking to medical pot

ORLANDO, Fla. — When Rep. Matt Gaetz vacationed in the Bahamas in 2018, he was joined by a doctor who donated to his campaign and a former colleague in the Florida Legislature. The Republican congressman, Dr.

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Prosecutors seek higher sentence for Chauvin in Floyd death MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors are asking a judge to give Derek Chauvin a more severe penalty than state guidelines call for when he is sentenced in June for George Floyd's death, arguing in

What the United States can learn from Canada’s cannabis clarity

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Authors: Michael J.
Marijuana social equity: Seeds planted but will they grow?

Marijuana social equity: Seeds planted but will they grow?

DENVER — Terrence Hewing was working for a package delivery company in 2007 when police approached his cargo van in suburban Denver.
Black inmate's death in Texas jail struggle ruled homicide

Black inmate's death in Texas jail struggle ruled homicide

MCKINNEY, Texas — The death of a Black man while struggling with detention officers at a Texas jail during what his family members say probably was a mental health crisis has been ruled a homicide.