The Associated Press

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What we know so far about the US vaping illness outbreak

Doctors believe this isn’t caused by a germ. Instead, they suspect chemical exposure. And vape juice contains many possible culprits....
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Mexican cannabis users eagerly await legal marijuana

The Mexican Supreme Court in August ordered the Health Ministry to publish guidelines for medicinal cannabis use within 180 days....
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5 years in, Washington considers overhaul of pot regulation

While Washington is not currently issuing any more marijuana licenses, 11 of the more than 500 retailers have surrendered their licenses, Garza said....
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Group to help Chicago clear pot arrests during legalization

A non−profit with the technology to analyze criminal records will help.. Chicago clear tens of thousands of convictions for marijuana possession.....
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DOJ moves to add more marijuana growers for research

The Justice Department said Monday it would move forward to expand the number of marijuana growers for federally−authorized cannabis research....
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How much pot is in that brownie? Chocolate can throw off tests

Chocolate can throw off potency tests so labels aren’t always accurate, and now scientists are trying to figure out why....
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Disney Legends honour prompts Robert Downey Jr. pot story

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Robert Downey Jr. says he had a wild Disneyland ride in his younger days....
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Alaska governor picks Schulte for marijuana board

Dunleavy’s office said Thursday that he has appointed Bruce Schulte to the Marijuana Control Board....
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Grower: 5,000 in Louisiana medical marijuana program so far

BATON ROUGE, La. — Two weeks after Louisiana patients began receiving medical marijuana, the program is humming along without supply disruption.....