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February 20, 2019 - 10:19 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Big Brothers Big Sisters is hoping that some good can come from the cellophane-wrapped marijuana brick that was dropped in a Springfield donation bin. The Springfield News-Leader reports that responding officers estimated that the pot had a street value of $3,000. Big...
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February 12, 2019 - 12:41 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say some people who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana found a caged tiger. They called the city on Monday and the major offender animal cruelty unit and animal shelter volunteers arrived on the scene. Authorities nicknamed the tiger "Tyson" after the movie...
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Macro of marijuana with trichomes and crushed grass in a grinder for chopping a canapis on a black table
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Tom Franklin
February 08, 2019 - 12:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — The debate over the legalization of recreational marijuana has officially begun in the state of Illinois. Rep. Carol Ammons (D-Urbana) introduced a bill ( HB0902 ) in late January to allow licensed businesses to grow and sell pot, while also allowing residents to grow up...
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Michael Calhoun
January 14, 2019 - 6:03 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- Banks are keeping marijuana companies' dollars out -- even those who don't deal directly with the plant. So, one St. Louis start-up says: why not forget about dollars altogether? "We've seen companies that don't even touch the plant, they just service the industry, face problems...
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FILE - This July 14, 2018 file photo shows gamblers placing bets on sports events at the FanDuel sports book at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J., on the day it opened. The race to legalize sports betting is on now that the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed it in all 50 states, but will it provide enough extra tax revenue to make much of a difference for schools, roads or pension debt? (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
January 02, 2019 - 11:16 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The race to legalize sports betting is on now that the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed it in all 50 states, but will it provide enough extra tax revenue to make much of a difference for schools, roads or pension debt? Don't bet on it. Just look to the states that...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2015, file photo, store manager Stephanie Hunt poses for photos with a pack of Marlboro cigarettes, an Altria brand, at a Smoker Friendly shop in Pittsburgh. Altria is diving into the Canadian cannabis market with a $2.4 billion investment in Toronto-based medical and recreational marijuana provider Cronos Group. The investment from Altria Group Inc., would give it about 45 percent ownership of Cronos. Altria will also pay another $1.4 billion for warrants of Cronos Group that if exercised, would give the Altria a 55 percent majority ownership of Cronos. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
December 07, 2018 - 7:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion investment in Cronos Group, a Canadian medical and recreational marijuana company. Altria, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is taking a 45 percent stake in the Toronto company. Cronos...
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James Jennings
Belleville Police Department
November 23, 2018 - 7:47 pm
James Jennings, 25, of Alorton charged with first-degree murder
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Jean Marc looks at a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 18, 2018 - 12:57 am
MONTREAL (AP) — Cam Battley is a top executive at one of Canada's biggest marijuana companies, but he isn't sticking around to savor the country's historic pot legalization. He's off to Germany on Friday and Australia next week — a sign of what a leader Canada has become in the global pot industry...
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September 17, 2018 - 12:41 pm
Would you drink pot-infused Coke?
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Macro photo of budding cannabis plants surrounded by thick marijuana leaves at indoor cannabis farm
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September 06, 2018 - 11:17 am
2,500 marijuana plants valued at $10 million!
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