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FILE - In this Friday, March 1, 2019 file photo, Marcus Schumacher, left, and Ray Morgan, right, pose outside North Dakota's first marijuana medical dispensary during its first day of business. The medical marijuana dispensary that opened in North Dakota's largest city a year ago has been shut down because of slow sales and regulatory delays due to the coronavirus, the facility's operators said in a statement. (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack, File)

COVID-19 woes: Fargo medical marijuana dispensary shut down

Apr. 3, 2020 5:51 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A medical marijuana dispensary that opened in North Dakota's largest city a year ago was shut down Friday because of slow sales and regulatory delays due to the coronavirus, the facility's operators said in a statement. New York-based Acreage Holdings said it's temporarily closing The...

Arizona governor signs bill cloaking endangered species info

Mar. 10, 2020 8:19 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Tuesday requiring information gathered in state-sponsored endangered species surveys on private property to be kept secret, even from federal agencies charged with protecting plants and animals from potential extinction. Republicans who pushed the...

Hawaii confirms rapid ohia fungal disease on 5th Oahu tree

Mar. 10, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials have confirmed another discovery of a fungal disease that has killed hundreds of thousands of native ohia trees in the state. An ohia tree with the infection was found on Oahu near the popular Poamoho trail above Wahiawa, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday. The...