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Thailand looks set to crack down on legal pot market with ban on 'recreational' use

Thailand looks set to crack down on legal pot market with ban on 'recreational' use

BANGKOK (AP) — Two years after Thailand made pot legal, the country appears set to crack down on its freewheeling drug market with a ban on “recreational” use.
Top Virginia Senate Democrats deal setback to legislation to relocate Washington Capitals, Wizards

Top Virginia Senate Democrats deal setback to legislation to relocate Washington Capitals, Wizards

RICHMOND, Va.
Law enforcement in schools dominates 1st day of the Minnesota Legislature's 2024 session

Law enforcement in schools dominates 1st day of the Minnesota Legislature's 2024 session

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature convened Monday with lawmakers fast-tracking legislation to fix a law enacted last year that limits the powers of police who work in schools to restrain disruptive students.

Man sentenced to life in prison for killing 4 workers at Oklahoma pot farm

KINGFISHER, Okla. (AP) — A man was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing four workers at an Oklahoma marijuana farm in 2022.
Bill to help relocate Washington Capitals, Wizards sails through 1st Virginia legislative hearing

Bill to help relocate Washington Capitals, Wizards sails through 1st Virginia legislative hearing

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Legislation underpinning a plan to relocate the NBA’s Washington Wizards and NHL’s Washington Capitals across the Potomac River to northern Virginia easily cleared an early hurdle in the state legislature Friday.
Toby Keith wrote all kinds of country songs. His legacy might be post-9/11 American anger

Toby Keith wrote all kinds of country songs. His legacy might be post-9/11 American anger

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Toby Keith’s songs accomplished, for some, what great art is intended to: They sustained people in challenging times, particularly U.S. service members and their families during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq after 9/11.
Cannabis company Canopy Growth reports $216.8M Q3 net loss

Cannabis company Canopy Growth reports $216.8M Q3 net loss

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. reported a net loss of $216.8 million in its latest quarter compared with a loss of $264.4 million a year earlier. The cannabis company says the loss amounted to $2.
Aurora Cannabis buys Australian medical pot firm as losses continue

Aurora Cannabis buys Australian medical pot firm as losses continue

Aurora Cannabis Inc. bolstered its international presence Thursday with a deal to buy the 90 per cent of Australian medical cannabis company MedReleaf Australia it didn't already own.

Editorial Roundup: New York

Advance Media New York. February 4, 2024. Editorial: In NY, it’s best of times for sports gambling, worst of times for cannabis It’s looking more and more like New York got mobile sports betting right.
Kansas lawmakers are allowing a 93% pay raise for themselves to take effect next year

Kansas lawmakers are allowing a 93% pay raise for themselves to take effect next year

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is set to nearly double state legislators' pay at the start of next year, making their compensation better than it is for their counterparts in a majority of states, including more populous ones like Georgia and Texas.