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CannTrust reorganization plan approved by Ontario court; several conditions remain

CannTrust reorganization plan approved by Ontario court; several conditions remain

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc. says its reorganization plan has been approved by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
Plenty at stake for NBC as COVID Olympics opening looms

Plenty at stake for NBC as COVID Olympics opening looms

NEW YORK (AP) — If all goes well for NBC Universal over the next several weeks, Americans will be buzzing about the Olympic performances of Simone Biles, Gabby Thomas, Kevin Durant or some unexpected star.

Maryland House speaker supports cannabis referendum

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s House speaker announced her support Friday for a referendum to legalize marijuana on next year’s ballot.
NFL suspends Saints' Onyemata 6 games for banned substance

NFL suspends Saints' Onyemata 6 games for banned substance

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints starting defensive tackle David Onyemata has been given a six-game suspension after being notified by the NFL he tested positive for a banned substance and hand the player said in a social media post Friday morning.

Sheriff's office: Crash pushes pot dispensary off foundation

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A marijuana shop in western Michigan has been pushed off its foundation after a Lexus sedan slammed into it. A 26-year-old motorist failed to negotiate an intersection about 2:30 a.m.

Movie producer charged with operating prostitution service

NEW YORK (AP) — A California movie producer was arrested Thursday on a New York indictment accusing him of using a movie production company to operate an international prostitution business.

Toronto-area cocaine ring dismantled, 22 facing 139 charges, police say

Police say they have dismantled a drug ring in the Toronto area that was allegedly importing cocaine from Colombia and the Caribbean, some of which was hidden in textiles as it was smuggled into the country.
Senate leader lends clout to marijuana legalization push

Senate leader lends clout to marijuana legalization push

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat is backing a bill that would strike down a longstanding federal prohibition on marijuana, embracing a proposal that has slim chance of becoming law yet demonstrates growing public support for decriminalizin
Judge rejects selective prosecution claim by Giuliani pal

Judge rejects selective prosecution claim by Giuliani pal

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Wednesday rejected a selective prosecution claim by a one-time associate of Rudy Giuliani who faces an October trial with two others on charges that they made illegal campaign contributions. U.S. District Judge J.
North Dakota man convicted of murder in deaths of mom, cop

North Dakota man convicted of murder in deaths of mom, cop

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota man was convicted of murder on Wednesday for killing his mother and a police officer during a shootout as authorities tried to evict the pair from their apartment last year.