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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Toronto Stock Exchange (14,667.83, down 60.45 points).

Rapper Ty Dolla $ign indicted on felony drug charges

The Associated Press

ATLANTA - Singer and rapper Ty Dolla $ign faces drug charges in Atlanta.

Court records show a Fulton County grand jury indicted the 36-year-old musician on Nov. 30 on charges of felony possession of cocaine, felony possession of THC and misdemeanour possession of marijuana.

Man, 29, facing drug charges after RIDE stop

The Canadian Press

INNISFIL, Ont. - South Simcoe police say they seized purple heroin from a man pulled over during a RIDE stop.

They say the incident happened in Innisfil, Ont., on Friday.

Hemp supporters cheer crop's inclusion in farm bill deal

The Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hemp's supporters are cheering a final agreement on the federal farm bill that would legalize the crop that's making a comeback in Kentucky.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the crop is "ready to take off" and has the potential to become a significant cash crop.


Di Iorio defends absence in House of Commons

The Canadian Press

OTTAWA - A Liberal MP who's stayed out of the House of Commons for months says he's been busy with other important work.

New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely available

Nick Perry, The Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand's government on Tuesday passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of patients over time.

Canada's Aurora Cannabis buys Mexico's Farmacias Magistrales

The Associated Press

MEXICO CITY - Aurora Cannabis Inc. of Edmonton, Alberta, said Monday it has signed a letter of intent to acquire all outstanding shares of Mexico's Farmacias Magistrales SA.

FBI: Brooklyn gang member charged in shooting of agent

Jim Mustian, The Associated Press

NEW YORK - Federal authorities charged a New York man Monday in the shooting of an FBI agent over the weekend, calling the case an "unprovoked assault" by a member of a violent street gang.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Cooks tempted to make cannabis edibles

Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press

Shoppers granted licence to sell medical pot

The Canadian Press

Small pot growers hope to become microcultivators

Laura Kane, The Canadian Press