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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.

Millennial Money: Changing the face of the cannabis industry

Cannabis businesses have transformed from clandestine ventures to glossy lifestyle brands in a matter of years, thanks to an evolving regulatory and business landscape.
Should states set pot policy by its potency? Some say yes

Should states set pot policy by its potency? Some say yes

NEW YORK — As marijuana legalization spreads across U.S. states, so does a debate over whether to set pot policy by potency.
Insurer to pay $8M to Black man paralyzed by Iowa officer

Insurer to pay $8M to Black man paralyzed by Iowa officer

IOWA CITY, Iowa — An insurer for the City of Cedar Rapids will pay $8 million to a Black motorist who was paralyzed after a white police officer shot him during a 2016 traffic stop, the city announced Monday.

Woodstock considers whether to allow retail marijuana sales

WOODSTOCK, Vt. — Officials in Woodstock are considering whether to allow retail marijuana operations when such sales become legal in Vermont next year.
Wunderkind ex-mayor to face jurors in fraud, bribery case

Wunderkind ex-mayor to face jurors in fraud, bribery case

BOSTON — After he was elected mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, at just 23 years old, it seemed Jasiel Correia's political career had nowhere to go but up.