Marijuana

Hundreds of people lineup at a government cannabis store Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 in Montreal. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 17, 2018 - 3:25 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Jubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on sidewalks Wednesday as Canada became the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace. In Toronto, people smoked joints as soon as they rolled out of bed in a big "wake and bake" celebration. In Alberta, a...
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In this Sept. 17, 2018, photo, Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love speaks during an interview in Murray, Utah. Love is battling Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams for Utah's 4th Congressional District. In conservative Utah, the first black female Republican in Congress is trying to fend off a strong challenge from a well-known Democratic mayor in a largely suburban district where many are wary of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
October 17, 2018 - 1:36 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The first black female Republican in Congress is facing a tough challenge from a well-known Democratic mayor in a largely suburban Utah district where many say they are wary of President Donald Trump. U.S. Rep. Mia Love has sought to create some distance from the president...
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Brian Harriman, Cannabis NB president and CEO, speaks with media inside a Cannabis NB retail store in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (Stephen MacGillivray/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 16, 2018 - 9:39 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government is ready to pardon those with a pot possession record of 30 grams or less after Canada becomes the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace Wednesday. A senior government official said those with a record will be allowed to apply...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2018, file photo, Thomas Clarke poses for a photo outside his cannabis store, THC Distribution, in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Canada becomes the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace. Clarke will be among the first to legally sell so-called recreational marijuana when his shop opens at midnight. (Paul Daly/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
October 16, 2018 - 4:33 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Tom Clarke has been dealing marijuana illegally in Canada for 30 years. He wrote in his high school yearbook that his dream was to open a cafe in Amsterdam, the Dutch city where people have legally smoked weed in coffee shops since the 1970s. Turns out, Clarke didn't have to go...
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Woman holding a cannabis or marijuana joint in her hand. Joint is dipped in oil or wax and sprinkled with kief
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October 16, 2018 - 1:37 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Legalizing recreational marijuana in New York is expected to be a hot topic when the state legislature reconvenes in Albany for the 2019 session. In Manhattan, four assembly committees are holding a hearing on the matter. The Albany County District Attorney testified that he...
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FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo trader Thomas Ferrigno works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Oct. 16. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 16, 2018 - 11:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — World stock markets are turning higher again Tuesday, helped by strong earnings reports from major U.S. companies. Investment banks Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, health care products company Johnson & Johnson and health insurer UnitedHealth all climbed after announcing their...
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October 10, 2018 - 6:26 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A professional poker player who was charged in a New York marijuana bust earlier this year is now charged with funneling marijuana and hash oils into the Baltimore area. The Baltimore Sun reports 50-year-old Micah Raskin was charged Oct. 1 with distributing 100 kilograms or more...
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In this Sept. 24, 2018 photo, a pin promoting Crop King Seeds, with the colors and maple-leaf logo of the Canadian flag, is displayed on a package of marijuana seeds for sale at the Warmland Centre, a medical marijuana dispensary in Mill Bay, British Columbia, on Vancouver Island in Canada. On Oct. 17, 2018, Canada will become the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
October 10, 2018 - 1:52 am
DELTA, British Columbia (AP) — Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast greenhouses of southern British Columbia and joke about how much weed they could grow there. Years later, it's no joke. The tomato and pepper plants that once filled some of those greenhouses have been replaced with...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2016, file photo, then-Libertarian presidential candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson speaks with legislators at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Johnson wants to occupy a potentially powerful swing seat in the U.S. Senate, as Republican and Democrats jockey for the majority in November 2018 elections. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
October 10, 2018 - 12:56 am
TUCUMCARI, N.M. (AP) — Gary Johnson's decades-old quest to shrink government and let free enterprise and pot-smoking liberty reign comes with a new twist in November elections. The former governor of New Mexico and two-time presidential candidate under the Libertarian ticket wants to occupy a...
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Woman holding a cannabis or marijuana joint in her hand. Joint is dipped in oil or wax and sprinkled with kief
Dreamstime
October 02, 2018 - 2:33 pm
TRENTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Sooner rather than later. That's the time frame New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy gave for a vote on legalizing recreational marijuana in the Garden State. WEB EXTRA: Legal Pot In The Garden State, Here's What To Expect! During a Facebook Live town hall, the governor said a...
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