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Language to keep NC hemp industry going approved by Senate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's hemp industry would become permanently exempt from the state's controlled substances law in omnibus agricultural legislation approved unanimously by the Senate on Tuesday.
Alberta pot regulator sees complaints about sales data in exchange for product deals

Alberta pot regulator sees complaints about sales data in exchange for product deals

Alberta’s cannabis regulator sent a warning to pot retailers and suppliers after receiving complaints about agreements requiring marijuana producers to purchase sales data in exchange for shops carrying their products.

'Gifting' cannabis now carries $1K fine in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The practice of exchanging cannabis or cannabis-related products for donations or other purchases — known as “gifting” — could now carry a heavy price tag Connecticut. Under legislation signed last week by Democratic Gov.

California school kids sickened after eating cannabis candy

BAYSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three third-grade students at a Northern California elementary school were hospitalized after inadvertently eating cannabis gummies, authorities said.

Prosecutor becomes latest in Georgia to drop marijuana cases

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The district attorney of coastal Georgia's largest county has become the latest prosecutor statewide to say she'll generally stop prosecuting misdemeanor marijuana cases involving possession of less than an ounce of the drug.
Thompson-Herah edges Richardson in the Prefontaine 100

Thompson-Herah edges Richardson in the Prefontaine 100

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica held off American Sha'Carri Richardson in the 100 meters at a rainy Prefontaine Classic on Saturday.