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Levi Strauss's 3Q profits drop 4.1%

Oct. 8, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Levi Strauss & Co. reported a 4.1% drop in third-quarter profits on Tuesday as the denim giant wrestles with a weak business at its wholesale accounts in the U.S. The earnings report comes eight months after Levi's returned to the stock market amid increasing competition and a changing...

Dank, the brand that isn't, scrutinized amid vaping illness

Oct. 4, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a widely known vaping cartridge in the marijuana economy, but it's not a licensed brand. And it's got the kind of market buzz no legitimate company would want. The vaping cartridges that go by the catchy, one-syllable name "Dank" — a slang word for highly potent cannabis...

US probe of vaping illnesses focuses on THC from marijuana

Sep. 27, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials said Friday that their investigation into an outbreak of severe vaping-related illnesses is increasingly focused on products that contain the marijuana compound THC. Most of the 800 people who got sick vaped THC, the ingredient in marijuana that causes a high,...

Fangio stands strong in face of Denver's dismal start

Sep. 23, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders, one of eight players on Denver's roster who remember what winning a Super Bowl felt like, declared after the team's latest loss that the Broncos are "living in a world of suck." No wins. No sacks. No breaks. No takeaways. No deep throws. No easy answers. But no...

Some CBD vapes contain street drug instead of the real thing

Sep. 16, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. "It'll relax you," the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn't relax him. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma. That's because what he was vaping didn't have any CBD, the suddenly popular compound extracted from the cannabis plant...