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Thailand legalizes kratom, popular plant-based painkiller

Thailand legalizes kratom, popular plant-based painkiller

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand on Tuesday decriminalized the possession and sale of kratom, a plant native to Southeast Asia whose leaves are used as a mild stimulant and painkiller and which has a following in the United States for its pain-relieving quali
Hochul, NY's 1st female governor, vows to end 'distractions'

Hochul, NY's 1st female governor, vows to end 'distractions'

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Pot grower gears up for recreational market in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Cannabis provider Ultra Health says it has completed the purchase of a former bakery and adjacent land in southern New Mexico that will open the way for a large-scale marijuana growing and manufacturing campus.

Giuliani associate to change plea in campaign finance case

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who helped Rudy Giuliani try to unearth damaging information about President Joe Biden in Ukraine is expected to plead guilty in a case alleging illegal campaign contributions to U.S. politicians, according to a court filing.
US deports Eduardo Arellano Felix, Mexico re-arrests him

US deports Eduardo Arellano Felix, Mexico re-arrests him

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of the notorious Arellano Felix brothers was deported from the United States back to Mexico after serving most of a 15-year prison sentence, but he was promptly re-arrested when he arrived in his homeland Monday.

Human trafficking, forced labor suspected at cannabis farm

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A ranch in Southern Oregon’s Illinois Valley this week as part of an investigation into illegal cannabis cultivation, human trafficking and forced labor, law enforcement said.
Claims against Elder: Will they harm him in Calif. recall?

Claims against Elder: Will they harm him in Calif. recall?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A day after facing allegations that he emotionally mistreated a former fiancee, Republican Larry Elder scheduled two weekend rallies and showed no outward signs of altering the course of his campaign in the California recall electi