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Openings set for Wednesday in trial of Giuliani associate

Openings set for Wednesday in trial of Giuliani associate

NEW YORK (AP) — A smiling Lev Parnas, a onetime associate of Rudy Giuliani who is accused along with a co-defendant of making illegal campaign contributions, left a Manhattan courthouse after a newly sworn-in jury was told to return Wednesday morning
Reeves: Work still happening on medical marijuana proposal

Reeves: Work still happening on medical marijuana proposal

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov.
Hairdresser linked to QAnon to be jailed for Capitol rioting

Hairdresser linked to QAnon to be jailed for Capitol rioting

Like many Donald Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, Dona Sue Bissey has promoted the QAnon conspiracy theory on social media. But the judge sentencing her Tuesday to 14 days in jail said it was for her actions, not her beliefs.

Pot legalization advocates launch ballot initiative campaign

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Advocates for legalizing recreational marijuana in South Dakota announced Tuesday they are trying for a second time to legalize cannabis possession and cultivation for adults through a ballot initiative.
Kentucky US Rep. John Yarmuth won't seek reelection in 2022

Kentucky US Rep. John Yarmuth won't seek reelection in 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep.

Ohio GOP lawmaker to introduce marijuana legalization bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Recreational marijuana would be legalized in Ohio for adults 21 and older under Republican legislation coming in the Ohio House that would levy a 10% sales tax on the product, a lawmaker announced Tuesday.

Missouri Supreme Court suspends Columbia attorney's license

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended the law license of Columbia attorney Dan Viets, a prominent advocate for legalizing marijuana. Viets represented a brother and sister accused in a marijuana case in 2012.
Murphy, Ciattarelli to meet in final debate of NJ gov race

Murphy, Ciattarelli to meet in final debate of NJ gov race

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy and Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli are set to meet Tuesday in their final debate before the Nov. 2 election.
Activists seek legal marijuana in former hippie haven Nepal

Activists seek legal marijuana in former hippie haven Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Widely available marijuana once drew thousands of hippies to Nepal, where its use was not only accepted but embedded in both the culture and religion.
Giuliani associates face trial in campaign finance scheme

Giuliani associates face trial in campaign finance scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — Lev Parnas once pitched himself in TV interviews and through an unorthodox publicity campaign by his lawyer as someone who could expose corruption in the Trump Administration over its dealings in Ukraine.