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North Macedonia: Police seize some 16,000 cannabis plants

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia uprooted thousands of cannabis plants illegally cultivated near a village, authorities said Tuesday, adding the marijuana that could have been harvested from them had a street value of about 5
‘Everywhere. Everything. Everyone’: Drugs are back in the EU

‘Everywhere. Everything. Everyone’: Drugs are back in the EU

BRUSSELS (AP) — Drug trafficking and use across the European Union are returning to pre-pandemic levels, according to the latest report published by the bloc's drug agency on Tuesday.
NBA's Montrezl Harrell facing felony marijuana charge

NBA's Montrezl Harrell facing felony marijuana charge

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets forward Montrezl Harrell is facing a felony drug charge after authorities said they found vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop.
State Department officials meet with Griner's WNBA team

State Department officials meet with Griner's WNBA team

WASHINGTON (AP) — State Department officials met Monday with members of Brittney Griner's WNBA team about the Phoenix Mercury star's monthslong detention in Russia and the Biden administration's efforts to secure her release.
S&P/TSX composite in correction territory after suffering second-worst day of 2022

S&P/TSX composite in correction territory after suffering second-worst day of 2022

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved into correction territory to start the trading week as hot U.S. inflation accelerated worries of a supercharged interest rate hike this week that could help push the U.S. economy into recession.

Germany moves ahead with plan to legalize cannabis sales

BERLIN (AP) — The German government is setting in motion plans to legalize the sale of cannabis for recreational purposes, aiming to have legislation ready later this year.
Taylor calls for Griner's release at Hall of Fame induction

Taylor calls for Griner's release at Hall of Fame induction

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'I was awake; everybody was asleep': Edmonton man charged in girl's death testifies

'I was awake; everybody was asleep': Edmonton man charged in girl's death testifies

EDMONTON — A man testified at his murder trial that he thought he was in an illusion or video game while he was stabbing a seven-year-old girl and her mother was trying to fight him off.
Two Jersey Shore towns go to court to block pop-up parties

Two Jersey Shore towns go to court to block pop-up parties

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Two popular Jersey Shore towns are going to court to try to block so-called “pop-up parties” at which thousands of people gather on the beach.
Plant giveaway promotes Thailand's medical marijuana sector

Plant giveaway promotes Thailand's medical marijuana sector

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s health minister kicked off a marijuana giveaway Friday, handing out the first 100 seedlings of a planned distribution of 1 million plants a day after the country legalized cultivation and possession of the drug.