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Canada Set To Unveil Legislation Legalising Cannabis

Canada Set To Unveil Legislation Legalising Cannabis

The minimum age for recreational use of marijuana has been set at 18, but provinces can decide to set a higher minimum age , as some now do in the case of alcohol. "It will allow law enforcement to focus on other serious offences, including the distribution of cannabis to children and youth and driving under the influence of drugs".



Oil prices fall on expected surge in United States shale output

Crude output at major U.S. shale plays is forecast to climb to 5.2 million barrels a day in May, the highest since 2015, according to the Energy Information Administration's monthly Drilling Productivity report . Iran will probably be allowed to keep production unchanged if OPEC decides to extend its limits beyond the first half of the year, Kuwaiti Oil Minister Issam Almarzooq said in an interview in Abu Dhabi, the U.A.E.



President Trump's order seeks to limit federal role in K-12 education

It was unclear whether the order would be enacted by President Donald Trump , who has vowed to pull out from NAFTA - a U.S., Mexico and Canada trade pact - if he can not win better terms for America. The action will increase the cost of Canadian lumber by 6.4 percent for USA customers, according to the National Association of Home Builders. The White House had been considering an executive order exiting NAFTA as early as Trump's 100th day in office on Saturday, but there was a split among ...


Aaron Hernandez's brain going to researchers

Aaron Hernandez's brain going to researchers

The body of Hernandez has been released by the medical examiner and was transported to a Watertown funeral home. The state Supreme Judicial Court was still reviewing an appeal of Hernandez's murder conviction, and Baez said he was looking forward to clearing his name and never thought Hernandez would kill himself.


Trump's Proposed US-Mexico Border Wall Will Not Be Built - US Congressman

Trump's Proposed US-Mexico Border Wall Will Not Be Built - US Congressman

A new wrinkle emerged as Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer, the second-ranking Democrat in the House, threatened to withhold votes for the spending bill if Republicans tried to push for a vote this week on a revived health care repeal. "We're not doing that", Ryan told reporters, arguing that it is an issue that is not part of the annual spending bill process. Mulvaney also said Democrats had made their request on Obamacare subsidies too late in the negotiating process.