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Drake teams up with Canopy Growth

David Friend, The Canadian Press

3rd-party bid? Gabbard's denials don't ease Democrats' fears

Nicholas Riccardi, The Associated Press

Tulsi Gabbard keeps making her fellow Democrats nervous.

The Hawaii congresswoman and Democratic presidential candidate appeared on Tucker Carlson's show on Fox News. She wrote for the conservative-leaning editorial pages of The Wall Street Journal.

Prosecutors: Cop charged in shooting had disciplinary flaws

The Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas - A former Texas police officer charged in the fatal shooting of a black man during a traffic stop last year had a disciplinary record with his department that showed "bad character," prosecutors said.

Bau Tran, 36, was fired from the Arlington Police Department after the Sept. 1, 2018, shooting of 24-year-old O'Shae Terry and was indicted for criminally negligent homicide. If convicted of the felony, he could receive up to two years in a state jail.

Ontario tries to undo damage from cuts

Allison Jones, The Canadian Press


Ontario to allow pot retailers to launch online stores

Shawn Jeffords, The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Cannabis retailers will soon be able to sell products online or over the phone for in-store pick-up as the Ontario government adopts a "click-and-connect" sales model to expand access to legal marijuana.

Cowboys defensive lineman Ross arrested on drug, gun charges

The Associated Press

Big challenges await NYC's new police boss

Michael R. Sisak, The Associated Press

NEW YORK - Each month, Dermot Shea sits with other top New York City police officials and the mayor to brief reporters on the latest crime statistics. In front of them, often, is a big, blue sign featuring a variation on their underlying message: "Safest Big City in America."

Cannabis shows potential for treating PTSD: New study

Stephanie Lake, PhD student in Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia and M-J Milloy, Research Scientist, BC Centre on Substance Use and Assistant Professor in the Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine, University of British Columb, 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.

Kentucky elects first African American attorney general

Dylan Lovan, The Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Republican Daniel Cameron made history in a resounding win in the race for Kentucky attorney general, becoming the first African American in state history to win the office.

Police: Hemp plants seized in California were pot worth $1B

The Associated Press

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Authorities in Central California have seized and destroyed about 10 million plants they said were being grown as legal hemp but contained higher-than-allowed levels THC, the chemical compound that gives marijuana its high.

Dafonte Miller screamed about being beaten: Cop

Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press

Manitoba government cautions about cannabis edibles

Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government is planning to caution people about edible cannabis products and ban consumption in public places.