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Lauren Jackson, Aussie fans enjoying her World Cup finale

Lauren Jackson, Aussie fans enjoying her World Cup finale

SYDNEY (AP) — Thirty minutes after Australia knocked off Canada in the preliminary round of the women's basketball World Cup, Lauren Jackson was back on the court signing autographs and posing for selfies with hundreds of adoring fans.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,307.91, down 19.13 points) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 53 cents, or 1.45 per cent, to $37.12 on 10.8 million shares.
Canopy Growth to sell Tweed, Tokyo Smoke stores to OEGRC and Four20 owner

Canopy Growth to sell Tweed, Tokyo Smoke stores to OEGRC and Four20 owner

Canopy Growth Corp. is getting out of the cannabis retail business with two deals to divest its Tweed and Tokyo Smoke stores. The Smiths Falls, Ont.
Rules sought for 'gooning,' taking troubled kids to care

Rules sought for 'gooning,' taking troubled kids to care

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Within what's known as the secure transport industry, it's called “gooning.

South Carolina cannabis fight persists in farmer's lawsuit

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina farmer is suing several state agencies in federal court on grounds they conspired to deny him his due process rights after authorities in 2019 destroyed his hemp crop, which was grown in unregistered fields.
After rocky start, hopes up in Oregon drug decriminalization

After rocky start, hopes up in Oregon drug decriminalization

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Two years after Oregon residents voted to decriminalize hard drugs and dedicate hundreds of millions of dollars to treatment, few people have requested the services and the state has been slow to channel the funds.
Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 2.5% to $61.3 billion in July

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 2.5% to $61.3 billion in July

OTTAWA — Retail sales fell 2.5 per cent to $61.3 billion in July, the first drop in seven months as sales at gasoline stations and clothing and clothing accessories stores decreased, Statistics Canada said Friday. The drop was deeper than the 2.
Marijuana stays on doping banned list; opiate tramadol added

Marijuana stays on doping banned list; opiate tramadol added

GENEVA (AP) — Marijuana use will remain banned at sports events after the World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday resisted calls to change its status on the list of prohibited substances.

Spanish police seize 15 tons of Moroccan hashish, arrest 49

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Civil Guard said Friday it seized 14 metric tons (15.4 tons) of hashish from Morocco and arrested 49 people as it smashed a major drug-smuggling ring.

Recreational marijuana measure OK’d for Arkansas ballot

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said voters can decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana, overturning a state panel's decision to block the measure from the November ballot.