Her chances dashed at an Olympic debut, fellow elite athletes have come to Sha'Carri Richardson's defense and to say that sporting rules on pot are overdue for a change.
By Chloe Jones
The decision means the American's positive test for marijuana will cost her a chance at running on the relay team in Tokyo, in addition to her spot in the 100-meter individual race.
By Eddie Pells, Pat Graham, Associated Press
The company, the second-largest private employer in the U.S. behind Walmart, is making the change as states legalize cannabis or introduce laws banning employers from testing for it.
By Associated Press
With New York’s recent legalization of recreational cannabis, more than 40 percent of Americans now live in states that have embraced marijuana legalization. Oregon has been on the leading edge of drug reform and in November became the first to…
By Stephanie Sy, Lena I. Jackson, Casey Kuhn
In our news wrap Wednesday, Pfizer said its COVID-19 vaccine can be administered safely to children as young as 12. The CDC said COVID was the third leading cause of death in the U.S. last year, and the global death…
By Kathleen Foody, Associated Press
Illinois' governor granted more than 11,000 pardons for low-level marijuana convictions on Tuesday, describing the step as a first wave of thousands of such expungements anticipated under the state's new marijuana legalization law.
By Kathleen Foody, David Eggert, Associated Press
Retailers legally selling marijuana for the past month in Michigan say they have drawn customers from surrounding Midwestern states where the drug remains illegal and, as Illinois prepares to joins the recreational market on Wednesday, officials are renewing warnings to…
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Most of the nearly 2,300 people who suffered lung damage had vaped liquids that contain THC, the high-inducing part of marijuana.
By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
The House Judiciary Committee approved the proposal 24-10 after more than two hours of debate. It would reverse a longstanding federal prohibition by removing marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, while allowing states to set their own rules on pot.
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