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Less is more: Independent clinics find niche in North Dakota

Dec. 04, 2021 01:19 AM EST

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A desire to give patients a more personal style of health care and sometimes a broader range of services has led to a growing number of independent clinics operated by mid-level providers in the Minot region. In recent years, Minot has gained several...

Nevada board may revoke pot license in unpaid tax complaint

Dec. 03, 2021 18:37 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A marijuana cultivator and producer in northern Nevada could lose its licenses based on a Cannabis Compliance Board complaint that it failed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxes. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the complaint filed this...

Homeowner convicted in killings of 2 teens smoking marijuana

Dec. 03, 2021 12:42 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has been convicted in the fatal shooting of two teens he found smoking marijuana inside a vehicle in his garage. Victor Santana, 65, of Dayton will be sentenced later this month after being convicted of murder and felonious assault on...

Police: Substitute asked student to come home and smoke weed

Dec. 03, 2021 11:51 AM EST

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A 43-year-old high school substitute teacher in South Carolina has been arrested after she put her breasts on a student as he filmed dances in class and asked another student to come to her home and smoke marijuana with her, police said. The...

Permitting process for medical marijuana underway in SD

Dec. 03, 2021 11:18 AM EST

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Health is beginning to issue medical marijuana cards, but officials say it could be months before dispensaries will have anything to sell. Municipalities across the state are also receiving applications for permits from...

New Mexico approves public financing for cannabis businesses

Dec. 03, 2021 00:24 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will provide business loans of up to $250,00 toward small-scale cannabis businesses in an effort to provide economic opportunity to communities that were hit hard by past criminal enforcement of marijuana laws. The Regulation and...

N. Carolina man charged after 44 shots fired at apartments

Dec. 02, 2021 13:26 PM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has turned himself in to police after more than 40 shots were apparently fired at an apartment complex, authorities said. The High Point Police Department said Lorenzo Antonio Aguilar, 18, was charged Tuesday with possession...

3 arrested in connection with fentanyl-laced marijuana

Dec. 02, 2021 10:10 AM EST

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Three people have been arrested in Brattleboro in connection with marijuana laced with the powerful opioid fentanyl, police said. Last month, Brattleboro police responded to a report of an overdose and revived the patient using CPR and the...

Minnesota not adding anxiety as condition for medical weed

Dec. 01, 2021 17:05 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday it's not approving anxiety disorders as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana, unlike neighboring North Dakota and three other states. State Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm said there's not...

Arizona history-Dec. 5-11

Dec. 01, 2021 11:57 AM EST

Sunday, Dec. 5 On this date in 1873, a Telegraph Ball was held in Tucson to celebrate completion of the first military telegraph to the town. On this date in 1905, there was great public indignation when President Theodore Roosevelt’s message to...