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As voters across US weigh new rights, Maine says yes to food

As voters across US weigh new rights, Maine says yes to food

The right to food won rave reviews Tuesday from Maine voters, who passed the nation's first guarantee for people to grow, harvest and eat according to their own wishes.

Colorado voters to decide on raising marijuana sales tax

DENVER (AP) — Colorado voters will decide in Tuesday's election whether to raise the sales tax on marijuana to fund out-of-school programs, such as tutoring, technical skill training, mental health counseling and enrichment programs in the arts.

Idaho gets OK to license farmers to grow, transport hemp

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials have approved Idaho’s plan for growing and transporting hemp with up to 0.3% THC, the cannabis compound that gives marijuana its high.
Reeves: Put tighter limits on medical marijuana proposal

Reeves: Put tighter limits on medical marijuana proposal

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says he wants legislators to make more changes in a proposal to create a medical marijuana program in the state.

California man gets prison for fatally torturing puppy

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man who fatally tortured a Chihuahua puppy and posted a video about it online was sentenced Monday to two years in federal prison.
North American stock markets rise to start November; U.S. markets set record highs

North American stock markets rise to start November; U.S. markets set record highs

TORONTO — North American stock markets started November on the upswing with U.S. markets setting record highs and Toronto market gaining one per cent as investors wait for midweek moves by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Virginia GOP sees Youngkin as chance to reverse party course

Virginia GOP sees Youngkin as chance to reverse party course

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As he explains it, part of why Glenn Youngkin decided to run for Virginia governor was a feeling that the state's beaten and battered Republican Party “could do so much better.” That's a polite way to put it.

Coastal towns taking action to ban cannabis establishments

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — With the legalization of recreational cannabis for adults and the impending start of retail sales next year, several Connecticut coastal towns are saying no, for now.