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Mexico's Playa Bagdad mixes sun, sand and drug trafficking

Maria Verza, The Associated Press

US: Big marijuana trafficker charged with murder-for-hire

Gillian Flaccus, The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. - U.S. prosecutors said Monday they have charged an Oregon drug smuggler in what they described as a sordid murder-for-hire plot that targeted an associate who owed tens of thousands of dollars for marijuana trafficking services.

Authorities say John Tobe Larson, 68, offered an informant $20,000 to kill the associate, whom he had met in prison, and dump his body at sea so it would never be found.

Wastewater tests reveal Canadians' drug use

Stephanie Marin, The Canadian Press

Officials warn of high yeast, mould in some pot products

The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS - Nevada officials are warning that some marijuana sold at three Las Vegas recreational pot shops showed high levels of yeast and mould and should not be consumed.

The Nevada Department of Taxation says some flower and pre-rolled joints sold at Acres Medical, The Apothecary Shoppe and Blackjack Collective between July 11 and August 19 tested higher than legally allowable levels for yeast and mould.


Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Lawyer: Ex-Houston cop facing murder charges was doing job

Juan A. Lozano, The Associated Press

The Latest: 4 charged in Florida nursing home deaths

The Associated Press

Cannabis research expands in New Brunswick

Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press

Florida nursing home employees charged in patient deaths

Kelli Kennedy And Terry Spencer, The Associated Press

DOJ moves to add more marijuana growers for research

Michael Balsamo, The Associated Press

How much pot in that brownie? Chocolate can throw off tests

Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press

Attorneys: Charges expected in Florida nursing home deaths

Kelli Kennedy, The Associated Press