Arkansas officer 'ambushed and executed,' police chief says

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Investigators were trying to determine why a man “ambushed and executed” a city police officer who was sitting in his patrol car outside police headquarters in a college town...

Over 500K pot vapes seized in 2 years as busts rise in US

NEW YORK (AP) — As health officials scrutinize marijuana vaping, it’s increasingly on law enforcement’s radar, too. From New York City to Nebraska farm country to California, authori...

Michigan, Illinois set to usher in recreational pot sales

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — James Daly is eager to make marijuana history on Sunday, when he plans to open the doors to Arbors Wellness, beckon the lengthy line outside and legally start selling recreatio...

Michigan, Illinois set to usher in recreational pot sales

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — James Daly is eager to make marijuana history on Sunday, when he plans to open the doors to Arbors Wellness, beckon the lengthy line outside and legally start selling recreatio...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MOUNTING IMPEACHMENT EVIDENCE BEYOND DISPUTE But after tw...

Green Party Taiwan favors legalization of medical marijuana

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Green Party Taiwan on Thursday (Nov. 21) announced that it is in favor of legalizing medical cannabis in Taiwan and has selected one of its legislator-at-large candida...

Michigan issues 1st recreational marijuana licenses

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan has issued the first licenses to a business planning to grow and sell marijuana for recreational use. Ann Arbor-based Exclusive Brands a...

Cirque du Soleil founder held in Tahiti in marijuana case

PARIS (AP) — The founder of world-renowned circus Cirque du Soleil has been detained in French Polynesia in a drug-trafficking investigation. A French police official told The Associ...

Medical marijuana in Louisiana: Questions about cost arise

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Three months after medical marijuana became available in Louisiana, doctors and clinics say some patients are finding the cost for therapeutic cannabis too high for treatment, ...

Accountant who ripped off Olympic snowboarder gets prison

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former Oregon certified public accountant who stole about $4.5 million from his clients, including Olympic snowboarder Daniel Kass, to support his "Playboy" lifestyle and marij...

Medical pot on campus: Colleges say no and face lawsuits

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Colleges are becoming a battleground in the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws. Students who failed drug tests and were expelled or disciplined ...

Nevada governor vows to root out crime in pot marketplace

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's governor expressed outrage Friday and vowed to tighten control of the state's lucrative legal marijuana marketplace in response to reports that a foreign national contributed...

Pennsylvania governor now supports legalizing marijuana

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says he is now in favor of legalizing marijuana for recreational use and is asking lawmakers to consider it. Wolf's announcement Wed...

Australian capital legalizes recreational marijuana

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's capital has become the first part of the country to legalize recreational marijuana for personal use. The Australian Capital Territory Legislat...

US awards $3M to fill gaps in medical marijuana research

The U.S. government is spending $3 million to find out if marijuana can relieve pain, but none of the money will be used to study the part of the plant that gets people high. Nine re...