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Stolen weed, livestock removal, and a recall vote in Maine

LEBANON, Maine (AP) — Residents of this southern Maine town are going to vote whether to recall several town leaders in a flap that grew out of the select board chairman's decision to take a farmer's pot plants.

Another inmate dies at NYC's troubled Rikers Island jail

NEW YORK (AP) — An inmate died at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex, bringing the death toll at the troubled facility to 11 this year, authorities said. The 42-year-old prisoner died at a jail infirmary just before 7:30 p.m.

Police seize fentanyl, cocaine, guns in Durham Region bust

OSHAWA, Ont. — Police east of Toronto say they've made a significant fentanyl seizure in a five-month drug probe. Durham regional police say they began the investigation after a serious increase in opioid-related deaths in the community.
Tilray to close Nanaimo office and facility months after Aphria merger

Tilray to close Nanaimo office and facility months after Aphria merger

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Cannabis company Tilray Inc., which merged with Aphria Inc. earlier this year, says it will close a Nanaimo, B.C., office and facility.

State cannabis lobbying group forms even as drug's illegal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska remains one of only two states that haven't legalized cannabis use in some form, but the industry has already launched a lobbying group in the state to help influence the rules that will regulate the industry.