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Rolling Stones tip hat to Canada at Ontario show

David Friend, The Canadian Press

Maine governor signs hands-free driving, tobacco bills

The Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's Democratic governor this week signed dozens of new bills to require hands-free driving, protect pregnant employees and prevent adults from providing tobacco to young people.

Gov. Janet Mills' office said late Thursday that she's signed into law roughly two dozen new bills, including a bill to allow courts to issue search warrants authorizing the installation of tracking devices on a person or object.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Toronto Stock Exchange (16,382.20, up 74.47 points).

Canada's new lacklustre law for cannabis amnesty

Samantha McAleese, PhD Candidate, Sociology, Carleton University, The Canadian Press

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site.

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Constellation Brands unhappy with Canopy loss

Armina Ligaya, The Canadian Press

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to battle addiction

The Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia's government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities to battle addiction, but stressed the move is not akin to legalizing narcotics.

EU says planned Sri Lanka executions contradict commitments

Krishan Francis, The Associated Press

B.C. teen overdose inquest says improvements needed

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press

Maine governor signs rules to finally allow pot sales

Marina Villeneuve, The Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill Thursday setting up a legal framework for the sale of recreational marijuana to adults as early as next year.

10 Things to Know for Today

The Associated Press

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

In the news today, June 27

The Canadian Press

Italy's 'cannabis light' creates buzz even if the pot won't

Alessia Melchiorre And Colleen Barry, The Associated Press

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