The Associated Press

The Associated Press is an independent, news cooperative headquartered in New York City. Our teams in over 100 countries tell the world’s stories, from breaking news to investigative reporting.

228 posts

Posts by The Associated Press

Africa's black farmers fight to enter marijuana market

“One of the most important aspects of this industry is for us to find ways to uplift small farmers, particularly black rural farmers,” said McClelland...

Cannabis startup pulls out of CES tech show amid limits

A Canadian cannabis tech company has pulled out of the CES gadget show after being given constraints on how it could promote its products....

Thailand launches full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil

NONTHABURI, Thailand — Thailand on Monday opened its first two full−time clinics dispensing cannabis oil for medical treatment,...

Illinois sees first legal sales of recreational marijuana

CHICAGO — Illinois’ first day of legal recreational marijuana generated nearly $3.2 million in sales, state officials announced Thursday....

Brazil regulator greenlights medicinal cannabis products

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s health regulator has approved guidelines for the sale of medicinal products derived from cannabis....

Legal hemp, CBD stir more farmers to grow unfamiliar crop

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Dave Crabill and two business partners started small for their first foray into farming hemp...

Michigan issues 1st recreational marijuana licenses

The state of Michigan has issued the first licenses to a business planning to grow and sell marijuana for recreational use....

No short-term fix for challenges in California pot market

The state’s thriving illegal marketplace, valued at about $9 billion, continues to dwarf the legal one....

Medical marijuana in Louisiana: Questions about cost arise

Louisiana, doctors and clinics say some patients are finding the cost for therapeutic cannabis too high for treatment....