Millennial Money: How to join the cannabis business boom

Marijuana is having a moment. Experts recently dubbed cannabis the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. Legal weed generated $10.4 billion in the United States in 2018, and the number of "plant-touchi...

APNewsBreak: California launches anti-illegal pot campaign

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marijuana shoppers are going to be getting a message from California regulators: Go legal. Aiming to slow illegal pot sales that are undercutting the nation's larg...

New Oregon lab, seed certification bring standards to hemp

AURORA, Ore. (AP) — A unit of wheat is a called a bushel, and a standard weight of potatoes is called a century. But hemp as a fully legal U.S. agricultural commodity is so new that a unit of hemp see...

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods

BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in developing "additional methods to combat weeds." ...

Detroit hurries to board vacant houses after serial slayings

DETROIT (AP) — Stanley Allen mowed the lawn at a vacant house next to his Detroit home as teams of police and city workers scoured nearby empty houses as part of an investigation into a suspected seri...

Q&A: Coffee with Bill Murray and Jim Jarmusch

CANNES, France (AP) — Jim Jarmusch and Bill Murray's long-running relationship began, fittingly, with a cup of coffee. In the early '90s, Jarmusch was walking north on Manhattan's Co...

AP analysis: Medical pot takes hit when weed legal for all

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Associated Press analysis has found existing medical marijuana programs take a hit when states legalize cannabis for all adults over age 21. In the most extr...

AP analysis: Medical pot takes hit when weed legal for all

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When states legalize pot for all adults, long-standing medical marijuana programs take a big hit, in some cases losing more than half their registered patients in just a few year...

Oregon, awash in marijuana, takes steps to curb production

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is awash in pot, glutted with so much legal weed that if growing were to stop today, it could take more than six years by one estimate to smoke or eat it all. ...

Computer algorithm helps reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases

CHICAGO (AP) — The bodies turned up in some of Chicago's most derelict places: alleys, abandoned buildings, weed-choked lots and garbage containers. The victims were mostly black women who had been st...

Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has...

Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has died. He ...

Business Highlights

___ Mnuchin optimistic on trade battles; Wall Street approves WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is making progress in talks with Canada and Mexico over the lifting of stee...

Help coming on blocking scam calls for robocall-plagued US

NEW YORK (AP) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it ...

The Latest: Expert says $2 billion award likely reduced

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on $2 billion verdict against Monsanto (all times local): 4 p.m. A law professor says it's likely a trial judge or appellate court w...