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In the news today, Oct. 17

The Canadian Press

Justice system still adjusting to legal pot

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press

Police, lawyers and advocates say that one year into cannabis legalization, Canada has a long way to go toward stamping out the black market and pot-impaired driving.

"We can't call it a success at this point," Chief Const. Mike Serr of the Abbotsford, B.C., police department said of the law change a year ago Thursday.

Plan to close notorious Rikers jail complex by 2026 approved

Karen Matthews, The Associated Press

Cause for hope and caution following police shooting in home

Errin Haines And Corey Williams, The Associated Press

In the days after Atatiana Jefferson's killing in her own home by a white Fort Worth police officer, many in the black community say they've seen at least initial signs of swifter action with the officer's arrest, but also are noticing some recurring and troubling themes.

These include the release of police body camera footage and details from an arrest warrant showing that Jefferson had a gun — moves that are being perceived as attempts to place blame on the victim.


The Latest: Defendant in Giuliani associates probe gets bail

The Associated Press

NEW YORK - The Latest on the arrest of a Florida man wanted in a campaign finance case involving associates of Rudy Giuliani (all times local):

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Frustration and pride in Canada after a year of legal pot

Gene Johnson, Elaine Thompson And Rob Gillies, The Associated Press

How Canada's legalization is shaping cannabis laws elsewhere

Gene Johnson, The Associated Press

Legal cannabis celebrates its first anniversary in Canada: What's next?

Michael J. Armstrong, Associate professor of operations research, Goodman School of Business, Brock 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.

Man accused in probe of Giuliani associates is freed on bail

Tom Hays And Michael Biesecker, The Associated Press

Hexo aiming to undercut illicit market prices

Armina Ligaya, The Canadian Press

In the news today, Oct. 16

The Canadian Press