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Francesco De Gregorio of Numo Cannabis helps a customer decide on his purchase of legal marijuana in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
After Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the worldCanada's decision to legalize marijuana could influence other countries mulling whether to end their own bans on the drug
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Matthew Dahl celebrates being the first person to buy 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)
As Canada legalizes pot, other countries likely to followCanada is the second _ and by far the largest _ country to legalize and regulate the sale and use of marijuana by adults, but it almost certainly won't be the last
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Mother, daughter desperate to leave Venezuela flee on footBarely able to feed her daughter and struggling to earn a living, Sandra Cadiz made the desperate decision to leave Venezuela
The Associated Press3 hours ago
'Good Catholic' Pharmacist Refuses to Fill PrescriptionAllegedly calling himself "a good Catholic male," a pharmacist in Michigan refused to fill a woman's prescription based on his belief that she would use the drug to abort a baby. In reality, Rachel Peterson needed the medication misoprostol to treat a miscarriage, the Detroit Free Press reports. The incident,...
Newser8 hours ago
Not 'Just a Junkie': Family Writes Heartbreaking Obituary for Young Mom"To some, Maddie was just a junkie," but to the family and friends grieving the 30-year-old's death, Madelyn Ellen Linsenmeir was "adored as a daughter, sister, niece, cousin, friend, and mother," according to a moving obituary that has caught the attention of the nation and beyond. Linsenmeir, who was from...
Newser9 hours ago
Two people from the United States show off their cannabis purchases outside British Columbia's first legal B.C. cannabis store in Kamloops, British Columbia, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in CanadaJubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on sidewalks as Canada became the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, and First lady Melania Trump, stand as Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir, right, bestows an award to Dr. Loretta Finnegan at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisisFirst lady Melania Trump toured a hospital's neonatal care unit Wednesday to learn about the treatment being given to newborns suffering from opiate withdrawal, after she was initially delayed by mechanical issues on her plane
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Sept 9, 2018 file photo, a health worker sprays disinfectant on his colleague after working at an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, Eastern Congo. The World Health Organization is announcing on Wednesday, Oct. 17 whether Congo's latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus should be declared a global health emergency. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, file)
AP Explains: Why Congo's latest Ebola outbreak is worryingAP Explains: Why Congo's worrying new Ebola outbreak could become a global emergency
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks to the media after the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Ebola in Congo, in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The World Health Organization says it is “deeply concerned” by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo but the situation does not yet warrant being declared a global emergency. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)
UN: Ebola outbreak is worrying but not a global emergencyUN says Congo's latest Ebola outbreak is worrying but not a global emergency
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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