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Medical marijuana legal in Utah, but not always affordable

Medical marijuana legal in Utah, but not always affordable

SALT LAKE CITY — Pain left from oil-field work defeated traditional pain pills and dominated William Adams’ life — until he tried medical marijuana.

NY man's trial starts for Jan. 6-related online threats

NEW YORK — A prosecutor urged a jury in a trial's opening statement Wednesday to convict a New York man who threatened to kill members of Congress in a video posted online, but a defence lawyer dismissed his rants as speech-protected hyperbole so abs
Loonie rises after Bank of Canada takes action because of stronger rebound

Loonie rises after Bank of Canada takes action because of stronger rebound

TORONTO — The loonie had its best performance in about five weeks after the Bank of Canada was the first global central bank to take action because of a stronger economic rebound. The Canadian dollar reached a high of 80.

A farmer to chefs reveals his deep vegetable knowledge

NEW YORK — Despite thousands of years of humans working the soil, there are still things to learn. Just ask Farmer Lee Jones about the beet leaves. The Ohio-based farmer had planted too many beets and the surplus was dumped in a pile in a cooler.

Business Highlights

___ Restaurants, delivery apps still at odds as demand grows NEW YORK (AP) — Diners got used to delivery during the pandemic, and the habit may stick long after dining rooms reopen.
S&P/TSX composite has worst day in seven weeks on COVID infection concerns

S&P/TSX composite has worst day in seven weeks on COVID infection concerns

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index had its worst day in nearly seven weeks on profit-taking following record highs and investor sentiment being weighed down by high COVID-19 infection rates. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 163.
Dogecoin has its day; cryptocurrency is latest 'meme' craze

Dogecoin has its day; cryptocurrency is latest 'meme' craze

NEW YORK — Dogecoin had its day.

Birmingham to pardon 15,000 with marijuana convictions

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama's largest city will issue blanket pardons for more than 15,000 people with misdemeanour marijuana convictions dating back to 1990, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said Tuesday.
Sheriff: Woman purposely drove into teens playing basketball

Sheriff: Woman purposely drove into teens playing basketball

GREENVILLE, N.C. — A white North Carolina woman was charged with driving her car into a yard where three Black teenagers were playing basketball, injuring one of them.

Spain dismantles Chinese gang selling cannabis across Europe

BARCELONA, Spain — Police in Spain said Tuesday they have dismantled one of the largest criminal gangs growing cannabis in the country and trafficking it across Europe.