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Brazil regulator greenlights medicinal cannabis products

The Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil’s health regulator has approved guidelines for the sale of medicinal products derived from cannabis.

The agency known as Anvisa said Tuesday it has outlined procedures for the manufacture and import of such products and established requirements for prescription, sale and oversight.

10 Things to Know for Today

The Associated Press

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EST

The Associated Press

Impeachment shadows Trump on trip to NATO leaders meeting

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump kicks off a two-day whirlwind of meetings with NATO alliance members, but his focus appears to remain centred on the impeachment inquiry playing out at home.

Marijuana vaping busts on rise; over 500K seized in 2 years

Jennifer Peltz, The Associated Press


Report: Racial divide shrinks in US criminal justice system

Don Thompson, The Associated Press

Seward homicide victim was lured, beaten, police say

Dan Joling, The Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Police in Seward say a man found dead last summer was lured to a remote location and beaten to death with a baseball bat.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Correction: RJ Reynolds-Electronic Cigarette story

The Associated Press

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - In a Dec. 2 story about R.J. Reynolds’s electronic cigarette, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the Food and Drug Administration will review whether the company can claim that its electronic cigarette is safer than tobacco. The FDA will review whether the electronic cigarette can stay on the market and consider such things as whether the electronic cigarette poses less risk than tobacco.

Startup Media Central buys Now Magazine

The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Media Central Corp. Inc. says it has agreed to buy Toronto weekly Now Magazine for as much as $2 million in the first step of a plan to consolidate the alternative publication landscape.

Israeli held for illegally entering Jordan appears in court

The Associated Press

AMMAN, Jordan - An Israeli man detained in Jordan has appeared before a state security court where he was charged with illegally entering the country and possessing drugs.

Suspension over, Waiters returns to Heat locker room

Tim Reynolds, The Associated Press

Police: man arrested for sitting naked in car outside Kohl’s

The Associated Press

KNIGHTDALE, N.C. - Police in North Carolina say they’ve arrested a man on Black Friday after he was spotted sitting naked in a car at a shopping centre.