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Pete Buttigieg's next test: Winning over minority voters

Thomas Beaumont, The Associated Press

The Latest: Nevada's lieutenant governor endorses Biden

The Associated Press

Pot shops turn to highway sponsor signs amid strict ad rules

The Associated Press, AP Member

DENVER - Cannabis companies are using a loophole in Colorado's strict limits on marijuana advertising by sponsoring state highways and putting their names on roadside signs.

Currently, 51 cannabis dispensaries, cultivators, manufacturers and edible producers sponsor roadways throughout the state, according to the Adopt a Highway Maintenance Corporation. Although they represent less than half of all organizations that participate in the Clean Colorado program, their reach spans about 198 miles (318 kilometres) , or 66%, of the roads actively sponsored, The Denver Post reported.

Border Patrol ex-agent gets 6-year term for aiding smugglers

The Associated Press

TUCSON, Ariz. - A former U.S. Border Patrol agent who admitted helping traffickers smuggle drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border has been sentenced to six years in prison on drug and bribery convictions.

A federal judge in Tucson on Friday imposed the prison term on 50-year-old Jose Antonio Yanez of Pirtleville, a small community on the outskirts of Douglas.


Stock markets flat to end positive week

Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

US stocks post small gains, major indexes up for the week

Alex Veiga, The Associated Press

N.S. to sell cannabis at more liquor stores

The Canadian Press

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation plans to sell cannabis at 14 more of its outlets within the next year — more than doubling the number of places to buy pot across the province.

Speaker: Vote on medical marijuana bill possible next week

Bruce Schreiner, The Associated Press

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Medical marijuana is getting a serious look in the Kentucky legislature.

CannTrust Holdings names Greg Guyatt new CEO

The Canadian Press

VAUGHAN, Ont. - CannTrust Holdings Inc. says it has appointed its chief financial officer, Greg Guyatt, to be its CEO as the company works to come back from the fallout of its operation of unlicensed grow rooms.

Canopy Rivers swings to loss, withdraws guidance

The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Canopy Rivers Inc. says it swung to a loss in its third quarter of 2020 and has withdrawn its full-year guidance over multiple headwinds in the cannabis industry.

Canopy Growth says more cost cuts coming

The Canadian Press