LOS ANGELES - When it comes to tax money from marijuana sales, California is living with diminished expectations.
The state pulled in $74 million in cannabis excise taxes between April and June, after the administration of Gov. Gavin Newsom sharply scaled back projected tax dollars from the shaky legal market.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Mike Dunleavy is bringing back a marijuana advocate to the board that regulates Alaska's legal cannabis industry after his earlier appointment of a marijuana skeptic was rejected by lawmakers.
Dunleavy's office said Thursday that he has appointed Bruce Schulte to the Marijuana Control Board.
TORONTO - A timeline of events in the multi-year political battle over Ontario's sex education curriculum:
TORONTO - Ontario's Progressive Conservative government released a new health and physical education curriculum Wednesday, including sex-ed components that are largely similar to the previous Liberal government curriculum that the Tories maligned as ideological. Here are five topics that have changed:
NEW ORLEANS - A 5-year-old boy unknowingly brought cocaine to a kindergarten in a New Orleans suburb, leading to the arrest of a man and a woman, police said Wednesday.
LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska's largest prison faces "alarming" conditions driven by staffing shortages, record overtime and inmates who are secretly using synthetic drugs and contraband cellphones, according to the state's watchdog for correctional services.
TORONTO - Ontario has selected 42 operators who can apply to run the next wave of cannabis shops in the province but some analysts say the new stores still won't be enough to combat pot sold on the black market.