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Tilray Brands reports net loss of US$65.8 million in most recent quarter

Tilray Brands reports net loss of US$65.8 million in most recent quarter

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Tilray Brands Inc. posted a net loss in its latest quarter, amid market disruption and macroeconomic challenges. The cannabis company reported a net loss of US$65.8 million in its first quarter, compared with a net loss of US$34.
Judge to decide next steps on Ohio 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Judge to decide next steps on Ohio 'heartbeat' abortion ban

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge in Ohio was scheduled to hear arguments Friday on whether to extend a block on Ohio's law banning virtually all abortions on a more permanent basis.
Yellowknife pub heads to trial to fight fine for breaking COVID-19 rules

Yellowknife pub heads to trial to fight fine for breaking COVID-19 rules

YELLOWKNIFE — The owners of a Yellowknife pub headed to trial Thursday to fight a charge of violating Northwest Territories COVID-19 public health orders. Public health officers issued a ticket to The Monkey Tree Pub in December 2020.
New survey suggests little progress against U.S. teen vaping

New survey suggests little progress against U.S. teen vaping

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest government study on teen vaping suggests there's been little progress in keeping e-cigarettes out of the hands of kids.
Hospital chain attack part of ongoing cybersecurity concerns

Hospital chain attack part of ongoing cybersecurity concerns

CHICAGO (AP) — Diverted ambulances. Cancer treatment delayed. Electronic health records offline. These are just some of ripple effects of an apparent cyberattack on a major nonprofit health system that disrupted operations throughout the U.S.
At least 66 US clinics have halted abortions, institute says

At least 66 US clinics have halted abortions, institute says

At least 66 clinics in 15 states have stopped providing abortions since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, according to an analysis released Thursday.
Biden offers pardons for pot possession, signals deeper reform for U.S. cannabis laws

Biden offers pardons for pot possession, signals deeper reform for U.S. cannabis laws

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is pardoning people convicted under federal law of possessing marijuana — and signalling that he's willing to revisit whether cannabis should remain a controlled substance in the United States.
Jewish women cite faith in contesting Kentucky abortion ban

Jewish women cite faith in contesting Kentucky abortion ban

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's sweeping abortion ban was challenged Thursday by three Jewish women who brought a lawsuit arguing that it violates their religious rights under the state's constitution.
Respiratory illness, dropped masks, worker shortage, factors in kids' hospital waits

Respiratory illness, dropped masks, worker shortage, factors in kids' hospital waits

TORONTO — Ontario children's hospitals are reporting longer-than-usual wait times as providers see rising rates of respiratory illness amid dropped public health measures and ongoing worker shortages, and experts say the situation could worsen as col
Ontario vaccine portal experienced booking issue, but specifics in short supply

Ontario vaccine portal experienced booking issue, but specifics in short supply

TORONTO — An issue with Ontario's vaccine booking portal that hid some available appointments has now been resolved, the Ministry of Health said Thursday, but it is unclear when the problem started and how many users it might have affected.