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NFL conditionally reinstates Patriots WR Josh Gordon

Kyle Hightower, The Associated Press

Mexican agents arrest 15 local police for blocking raid

The Associated Press

MEXICO CITY - State police in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua detained 15 local police officers for allegedly trying to prevent a raid on local gangs.

A Chihuahua state police statement said officers from the force in the mountain township of Madera drove up in three pickup trucks marked with police logos Thursday and parked their vehicles across the road to block state police and the soldiers accompanying them.

Officials: More kids in Mass. ingesting marijuana products

The Associated Press

BOSTON - Massachusetts health care officials say there has been an increase in calls to the state's poison control centre about toddlers ingesting marijuana products.

The Regional Center for Poison Control and Prevention says the number of calls about children 5 years old and younger nearly tripled in the first seven months since recreational pot shops opened in November.

Business Highlights

The Associated Press


US stocks end turbulent week with broad gains


North American stock markets trade higher

Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press

Ex-Eskimos CEO to chair Alberta liquor board

The Canadian Press

California man convicted of torture of pot dispensary owner

Amy Taxin, The Associated Press

Canopy Growth executives saw pay surge

Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press

Java still a no-no for Mormons despite fancy coffee names

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press

CannTrust gets management cease trade order

The Canadian Press

Hidden in plain sight: California illegal pot market booming

Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - California's struggling legal cannabis industry is expected to grow this year to $3.1 billion, but it remains outmatched by a thriving illegal market ripe with bargains, a report concluded Thursday.

Maryland court rules pot smell not enough to search person

The Associated Press

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Maryland's highest court says the smell of marijuana isn't enough for police to search a person, in a ruling that begins by quoting the title of Bob Dylan's song: "The Times They Are A-Changin'."