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Marijuana stays on doping banned list; opiate tramadol added

Marijuana stays on doping banned list; opiate tramadol added

GENEVA (AP) — Marijuana use will remain banned at sports events after the World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday resisted calls to change its status on the list of prohibited substances.

Spanish police seize 15 tons of Moroccan hashish, arrest 49

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Civil Guard said Friday it seized 14 metric tons (15.4 tons) of hashish from Morocco and arrested 49 people as it smashed a major drug-smuggling ring.

Recreational marijuana measure OK’d for Arkansas ballot

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said voters can decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana, overturning a state panel's decision to block the measure from the November ballot.
Lawsuit: California utility targeted Asians in pot searches

Lawsuit: California utility targeted Asians in pot searches

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Extraordinary use of electricity has long been a telltale sign of illegal grow houses producing thousands of marijuana plants hidden in seemingly ordinary homes.
S&P/TSX composite down, U.S. stock markets also lower in volatile trading

S&P/TSX composite down, U.S. stock markets also lower in volatile trading

TORONTO — Canadian and U.S. markets were again under pressure Thursday after the Federal Reserve rate decision a day earlier indicated more rate hikes, and economic pain, to come.
How is cannabis legalization going? Feds launch overdue review to find out

How is cannabis legalization going? Feds launch overdue review to find out

OTTAWA — The federal government launched a long-awaited review on Thursday of how legalizing marijuana has affected the health of Canadians, the domestic cannabis industry and the black market.
Pot sector wants packaging changes, financial relief from Cannabis Act review

Pot sector wants packaging changes, financial relief from Cannabis Act review

TORONTO — Canada’s cannabis industry is hoping a newly launched review of the legislation that paved the way for the recreational use and sale of pot will help the sector stave off more financial difficulties.
Long-COVID and autoimmune diseases, new Canadian airline : In The News for Sept. 22

Long-COVID and autoimmune diseases, new Canadian airline : In The News for Sept. 22

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Oklahoma court: Weed question won't make November ballot

Oklahoma court: Weed question won't make November ballot

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A proposed state question on whether to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Oklahoma won't appear on the November ballot, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, dealing a blow to Democrats who hoped the question would

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Daily News/Inquirer. September 18, 2022. Editorial: It’s time to repeal the Pa. law that allows the sale of municipal water systems Officials in Bucks County were absolutely right not to sell their system to a private company.