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College athletes would need school approval for NIL deals under bill passed by Utah Legislature

Mar. 01, 2024 21:39 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — College athletes in Utah who are looking to profit off their name, image and likeness will have to seek written approval from their schools for any business deal exceeding $600 under a bill that received final legislative approval in the state Senate on Friday. ...

Senseonics: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 29, 2024 17:26 PM EST

GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) — GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) — Senseonics Holdings Inc. (SENS) on Thursday reported a loss of $17.2 million in its fourth quarter. The Germantown, Maryland-based company said it had a loss of 3 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street...

Cronos: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 29, 2024 08:38 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — TORONTO (AP) — Cronos Group Inc. (CRON) on Thursday reported a loss of $44.8 million in its fourth quarter. The Toronto-based company said it had a loss of 12 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 5 cents per share. ...

Struggling to stop illegal cannabis stores, New York governor asks online sites to hide them

Feb. 28, 2024 20:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After failing to wipe illegal cannabis dispensaries off the map, New York is asking online sites to hide them. Since the state legalized marijuana in 2021, unlicensed pot shops have proliferated across New York City, with limited pushback from authorities. On...

Legislation allowing recreational marijuana sales in Virginia heads to GOP Gov. Glenn Youngkin

Feb. 28, 2024 19:47 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers passed legislation Wednesday that if approved by Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin would allow recreational retail sales of marijuana to begin next year. Under the bills, the state would start taking applications on Sept. 1 for cultivating,...

A low-ranked American tennis player is banned after testing positive for marijuana at a tournament

Feb. 27, 2024 13:33 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A low-ranked American tennis player who competed for the University of North Carolina has been suspended for two years after testing positive for marijuana during an ATP Challenger tournament, the International Tennis Integrity Agency announced Tuesday. The ITIA said...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Feb. 26, 2024 07:13 AM EST

Toledo Blade. February 21, 2024. Editorial: Confront gun culture The change in political leadership in Michigan has allowed that state to take action to restrict gun ownership to those who can handle them responsibly. Would that Ohio had the same...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Feb. 23, 2024 13:08 PM EST

Boston Globe. February 22, 2024. Editorial: THC-infused gummies shouldn’t be sold without regulation Makers of hemp-derived products don’t pay the state’s marijuana taxes, creating unfair competition to legal marijuana dispensaries. Massachusetts...

Germany's parliament votes to legalize limited marijuana possession and allow 'cannabis clubs'

Feb. 23, 2024 09:58 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers on Friday approved a government plan to liberalize rules on cannabis, paving the way for the country to decriminalize limited amounts of marijuana and allow members of “cannabis clubs” to buy it for recreational purposes. Parliament's lower house,...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Feb. 22, 2024 12:48 PM EST

Post and Courier. February 17, 2024. Editorial: Medical marijuana can relieve needless suffering; SC bill can make it safe If you’re looking for a losing strategy for persuading the South Carolina Legislature to legalize the medicinal use of marijuana, check out the...