The Associated Press

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Posts by The Associated Press

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....

Alaska blocks marijuana suspected of containing pesticides

A Matanuska−Susitna Borough marijuana grower is under investigation in Alaska for possible distribution of products cultivated with pesticides....

Illinois marijuana law aims to undo harm of war on the drug

When lawmakers crafted the law legalizing marijuana in Illinois, they tried to make sure it would right what many see as past wrongs linked to the dru...

US finalizing rule to allow farmers to legally grow hemp

U.S. agriculture officials said Tuesday a rule that allows farmers to legally grow hemp will be finalized this week....

Medical pot on campus: Colleges say no and face lawsuits

Colleges are becoming a battleground in the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws as students who use medical pot....