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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.
By Associated Press
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says the agency will publish an interim final rule Thursday that formalizes the hemp program approved in the 2018 farm bill.
By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press
Sniff and search is no longer the default for police in some of the 33 states that have legalized marijuana.
By Rob Gillies, Gene Johnson, Associated Press
No illnesses have yet been reported north of the border, but they are monitoring the situation closely, and British Columbia’s top health official says it’s just a matter of time before symptoms are reported in Canada.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday they are looking at 215 possible cases across 25 states.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Federal health officials are issuing a national warning against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize some forms of the drug's use.
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