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Stocks end rocky month lower as Trump widens trade war

Vancouver says nine pot dispensaries must close

The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER - The City of Vancouver says nine illegal marijuana dispensaries must close down while they wait for the outcome of a legal challenge at the B.C. Court of Appeal.

The city says the Appeal Court denied a stay of a B.C. Supreme Court decision that ordered the dispensaries named in a lawsuit to close.

Judges: Feds must act if asked to take a fresh look at pot

Larry Neumeister, The Associated Press

NEW YORK - A federal appeals court has ruled that the Drug Enforcement Administration must "act promptly" if formally asked to take another look at laws that consider marijuana as dangerous as heroin or LSD.

The ruling came Thursday in a 2-to-1 vote by judges from the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals who agreed that the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the DEA and other parts of the federal government needed to ask the agency to change its designations for marijuana before bringing the issue to the courts.

Illinois poised to be 11th state to legalize marijuana use

John O'Connor, The Associated Press

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Doctor says dad who killed kids is insane, defence rests

Jeffrey Collins, The Associated Press

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Man who confessed to killing 11-year-old sentenced to life

The Associated Press

FREEHOLD, N.J. - A New Jersey man who admitted to raping and killing his 11-year-old neighbour was sentenced to life in prison Friday, three months after pleading guilty on the eve of his trial.

US holds CBD hearing as fans, sellers await legal clarity

Candice Choi, The Associated Press

Raptors success 'bittersweet': ex-Grizzlies owner

Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press

5 foreigners accused of selling drugs on Bali

The Associated Press

DENPASAR, Indonesia - Indonesian authorities have arrested an American, two Spaniards and two Russians for selling cocaine and marijuana on Bali, police said Friday.

Protesters in Sudan fear long-term sit-in could be dispersed

Omar Akour And Noha Elhennawy, The Associated Press

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press

12 people killed in Virginia Beach shooting; suspect dead

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