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U.S. Customs agents seize more than a ton of pot in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — More than a ton of marijuana has been seized by federal agents in Detroit.

Idaho officials working on hemp plan for federal approval

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials are working on a hemp plan to submit to federal officials this fall so that farmers can grow it next year.
Case involving former CannTrust leaders remanded until Sept. 20

Case involving former CannTrust leaders remanded until Sept. 20

TORONTO — Three former executives of CannTrust Holdings Inc. accused of securities charges related to an unlicensed growing scandal had their case remanded by an Ontario court until September.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: CannTrust court appearances: Former CannTrust leaders are scheduled to make their first court appearance in Toronto on Monday, roughly three years after the cannabi
Divine transformation: Ex-Alaska strip club becomes church

Divine transformation: Ex-Alaska strip club becomes church

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular strip club that once beckoned customers off a busy highway leading into Anchorage is now a church offering salvation — instead of temptation — thanks to a daughter of a former exotic dancer.
Hemp having a moment as farmers try to grow niche crop into $1-billion industry

Hemp having a moment as farmers try to grow niche crop into $1-billion industry

CALGARY — Not that long ago, Rod Lanier could count on an annual spring visit from the police.

Former state police officer convicted of drug charges

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico State Police Officer has been convicted of distributing marijuana intended for a 16-year-old girl he pulled over and a separate drugs-for-sex scheme. U.S.
Cannabis industry in New Mexico faces big challenge of water

Cannabis industry in New Mexico faces big challenge of water

MADRID, N.M. (AP) — Where some see desert, Cid and Medina Isbell see opportunity. Standing on a plot on their 30-acre property just north of Madrid, they envision a greenhouse full of cannabis plants where brush, sunflowers and cactuses now grow.
50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

Landscaping was hardly his lifelong dream. As a teenager, Alton Lucas believed basketball or music would pluck him out of North Carolina and take him around the world.
Kanye West unveils new album, Jay-Z track at listening event

Kanye West unveils new album, Jay-Z track at listening event

LOS ANGELES — Kanye West barely said a word during his album listening session Thursday night, but the mercurial rapper still had most attendees standing on their feet while hanging on every word of his new project.