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Ottawa on track to spend $200M per year on cannabis for veterans

Ottawa on track to spend $200M per year on cannabis for veterans

Ottawa is reimbursing a record number of veterans for medical marijuana, with new figures showing the federal government shelled out more than $150 million in the last fiscal year — more than double the amount just three years ago.
School dean who shot student ordered to pay $10M judgment

School dean who shot student ordered to pay $10M judgment

BOSTON (AP) — A former dean at a Boston high school known affectionately by students as “Rev” has been ordered by a federal judge to pay more than $10 million in damages to a former student he was convicted of trying to kill in a dispute over drug sa

Sports In Brief for Friday, Aug. 5, 2022

NFL CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The NFL Players Association has filed a brief replying to the league’s appeal in Deshaun Watson’s discipline case. Former New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey now has the necessary paperwork to issue a ruling.

Arkansas court asked to put marijuana measure on ballot

Supporters of a recreational marijuana initiative have asked the Arkansas Supreme Court to order election officials to put their measure on the November ballot.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,620.13, up 43.09 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down 26 cents, or 0.47 per cent, to $55.35 on 16.3 million shares.

Editorial Roundup: New England

Hartford Courant. July 29, 2022. Editorial: A decision to keep a cannabis business out of Hartford was a mistake We as adults are legally allowed to possess and use up to 1.
Canopy Growth sees $2B net loss as Ontario cannabis company takes large writedown

Canopy Growth sees $2B net loss as Ontario cannabis company takes large writedown

Canopy Growth Corp. executives argued the company is advancing toward profitability, even as it booked a $1.72 billion non-cash writedown that contributed to a net loss of more than $2 billion during its most recent quarter.
Brittney Griner recognized with WNBA moment of silence

Brittney Griner recognized with WNBA moment of silence

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Following Brittney Griner's sentencing in Russia to nine years in prison Thursday, WNBA players, coaches and fans locked arms and tried to send the American basketball star strength during a moment of silence.

Kremlin says Griner swap must be discussed without publicity

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin said Friday that it's open to talking about a possible prisoner exchange involving American basketball star Brittney Griner but strongly warned Washington against publicizing the issue. Griner, a two-time U.S.
Indonesia arrests 3 foreigners for drug distribution in Bali

Indonesia arrests 3 foreigners for drug distribution in Bali

Authorities in Indonesia arrested three foreigners for distributing cocaine on the Indonesian resort island of Bali at the end of July. Officers from the National Narcotics Agency seized 844.6 grams (1.