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Swap the crop? New York hemp farmers eager to grow marijuana

Swap the crop? New York hemp farmers eager to grow marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. — Legal marijuana is coming to New York and hemp farmer Samir Mahadin sees it as a potential lifeline.

QMJHL Roundup: Francis, Reynolds both pot hat tricks to lead Sea Dogs over Titan

Ryan Francis had three goals and six points and Peter Reynolds potted a hat trick and an assist as the Saint John Sea Dogs toppled the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 9-2 on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play.
A bitter custody battle and 3 young lives lost in California

A bitter custody battle and 3 young lives lost in California

LOS ANGELES — Erik Denton was supposed to see his three young children last Sunday, the one day every other week that he was allowed to be with them.

Colorado to auction off cannabis-themed license plates

DENVER — Cannabis-themed license plates in Colorado are being auctioned off to the highest bidder in a fundraiser for the Colorado Disability Funding Committee.
S&P/TSX composite ekes out slight rise, 'appetite for risk' lifts Nasdaq, S&P 500

S&P/TSX composite ekes out slight rise, 'appetite for risk' lifts Nasdaq, S&P 500

TORONTO — An "unrelenting appetite for risk" by investors offset higher-than-expected U.S. inflation data and news of a major setback for a maker of COVID-19 vaccines, as some U.S. markets outperformed Canada's main stock index.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,203.70, up 2.42 points.) Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financials. Down 48 cents, or 0.57 per cent, to $83.12 on 16.
Canada capitalizes on England mistakes to win women's soccer friendly 2-0

Canada capitalizes on England mistakes to win women's soccer friendly 2-0

STOKE-ON-TRENT, United Kingdom — Evelyne Viens and Nichelle Prince capitalized on defensive miscues and Canada blunted the England attack the rest of the way for a 2-0 win in a women's soccer friendly Tuesday.
New Mexico governor signs bill to legalize recreational pot

New Mexico governor signs bill to legalize recreational pot

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Monday legalizing recreational marijuana use within months and kicking off sales next year, making it the seventh state since November to put an end to pot prohibition.

Ex-L.A. sheriff's deputy gets prison for pot warehouse theft

LOS ANGELES — A former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy who staged a $2 million robbery of a marijuana warehouse was sentenced Monday to seven years in federal prison.
Marijuana growing equipment may have caused LA explosion

Marijuana growing equipment may have caused LA explosion

LOS ANGELES — Equipment from a marijuana grow in a Los Angeles home's garage may have caused an explosion that shattered the structures, trapping one man in the debris and sending another to the hospital with critical burn injuries, authorities said