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Virginia governor seeks to accelerate marijuana legalization

Virginia governor seeks to accelerate marijuana legalization

Adults in Virginia could legally possess and grow small amounts of marijuana beginning in July, about three years sooner than initially envisioned, under changes the governor proposed Wednesday to legislation passed earlier this year.

Australian judge says man who filmed dying officers is hated

MELBOURNE, Australia — A man who filmed four dying police officers at a crash last year while describing it as justice was “probably the most hated man in Australia," a judge said Wednesday while considering his sentence.
'Blood Quantum,' 'Schitt's Creek' top Canadian Screen Award nominations

'Blood Quantum,' 'Schitt's Creek' top Canadian Screen Award nominations

TORONTO — This year's leading Canadian Screen Awards nominees are a film featuring the walking dead and several series fans wish they could revive.
48North Cannabis lays off 20% of staff, cuts outdoor growing facility

48North Cannabis lays off 20% of staff, cuts outdoor growing facility

TORONTO — 48North Cannabis Corp. will lay off about 20 per cent of its staff as it ends outdoor cultivation at an Ontario facility.

San Francisco 'dope lawyer' to the stars Brian Rohan dies

SAN FRANCISCO — Brian Rohan, who was known as San Francisco's “dope lawyer” for 1960s counterculture clients like the Grateful Dead and Ken Kesey, has died, according to a newspaper report Sunday. He was 84.
New York lawmakers agree to legalize recreational marijuana

New York lawmakers agree to legalize recreational marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York is poised to join a growing number of states that have legalized marijuana after state lawmakers reached a deal to allow sales of the drug for recreational use.
Man who killed Ontario police officer had arsenal of guns and bombs, SIU probe finds

Man who killed Ontario police officer had arsenal of guns and bombs, SIU probe finds

The 60-year-old man who killed an officer and died in a shootout last fall on Manitoulin Island had an arsenal of guns and homemade bombs, Ontario's police watchdog found.

Feds arrest armed Colorado man after remark about Boulder

IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Iowa gun store refused to sell a semi-automatic rifle to a heavily armed and agitated Colorado man after he said he was surprised his friends didn’t suspect he was the Boulder mass shooter, according to federal court documents re
Virginia House speaker calls for July marijuana legalization

Virginia House speaker calls for July marijuana legalization

RICHMOND, Va.
S&P/TSX composite moves higher on strength of reopening sector led by energy

S&P/TSX composite moves higher on strength of reopening sector led by energy

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved higher to end a relatively flat week as sectors that rely on the economy reopening offset continued losses in technology. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 101.48 points to 18,752.