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Pot legalization bills introduced in Congress

The Associated Press

Second CAMH patient goes missing

Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Another man convicted of violent criminal offences and deemed to pose a significant risk to the public managed to briefly escape from a Toronto mental health treatment facility where he was being detained, police said Tuesday, confirming it was the second such incident this month.

Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu said 27-year-old Ahmed Sualim, who was found "not criminally responsible" for a string of 2012 armed robberies and thefts, is now back in the custody of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

FDA warns top marijuana company for making CBD health claims

Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press

Despite arrests, illegal dispensary persists

Emerald Bensadoun, The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Despite police raids, cement barriers blocking the entrance and arrests, a popular illegal dispensary chain continued selling products on Tuesday by moving its business outside.

A small crowd formed outside one location of Cafe cannabis dispensary. Seven volunteers held signs, handed out water, and asked people to sign a petition for open cannabis access as they filled marijuana orders one by one. The volunteers declined to be interviewed.

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Vikings CB Holton Hill gets another 4-game suspension

The Associated Press

EAGAN, Minn. - Minnesota Vikings cornerback Holton Hill has been suspended for an additional four games, this time for violation the NFL's policy and program on substances of abuse.

Extremist reported by family pleads guilty to gun charge

The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A man whose relatives reported concerns about his behaviour and far-right extremist rhetoric after last year's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge Tuesday.

Iowa officer resigns after video shows him striking biker

Ryan J. Foley, The Associated Press

IOWA CITY, Iowa - A veteran Iowa police officer has resigned in the face of mounting claims of misconduct and a video that showed him striking a motorcyclist during a 2017 traffic stop.

Biden criminal justice plan reverses part of 1994 crime bill

Thomas Beaumont And Elana Schor, The Associated Press

Vikings sign rookie LS, who has 2 years of Air Force service

The Associated Press

EAGAN, Minn. - The Minnesota Vikings have signed rookie long snapper Austin Cutting, the seventh-round draft pick from Air Force whose two-year military service requirement needed to be scheduled around team activities before his contract could be finalized.

Manslaughter plea in Black Lives Matter activist's death

The Associated Press

Quebec police confront trolls with sarcasm

Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press

Nine people charged in illegal sale of cannabis outside Toronto dispensary

The Canadian Press

Toronto police say nine people have been arrested outside of an illegal cannabis dispensary Sunday night.

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