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After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next

More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next

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Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday...
15:36, 06/01/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-con...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state leg...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Weed in the Windy City: Illinois Becomes the 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation legalizing small amounts o...
19:12, 06/25/2019

Illinois joins 10 other U.S. states in legalizing recreational marijuana Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a ...
11:36, 06/25/2019

Illinois legalizes recreational marijuana Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation making Illinois the 11th state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana and the second to enact It throu...
17:24, 06/25/2019

Recreational marijuana use signed into law in Illinois A bill legalizing the use of recreational marijuana was signed into Illinois law. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.    ...
09:12, 06/26/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legaliz...
13:12, 06/25/2019

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Illinois the nation’s 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana use. The Democrat ...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize marijuana Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday morning legalizing recreational use of marijuana, making Illinois the 11th state to decriminalize the...
18:12, 06/25/2019

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the...
12:24, 05/04/2019

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.  &...
20:48, 05/31/2019

Fewer teens smoke weed in states that legalize marijuana: study Not everyone is getting higher in 420-friendly states. Marijuana use has plummeted with young people in states where pot has been legalized for recrea...
15:00, 07/08/2019

New Jersey will ask voters to legalize recreational pot TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s state Senate president says voters will be asked to decide next year if recreational use of marijuana should b...
09:48, 05/15/2019

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on T...
07:36, 06/20/2019

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the i...
05:48, 06/10/2019

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should s...
21:00, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Tilray, Aurora Cannabis sales jump after Canada legalizes recreational marijuana Cannabis producers Tilray Inc and Aurora Cannabis Inc on Tuesday reported a surge in quarterly revenue, boosted by increased demand following the lega...
20:48, 05/14/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wante...
15:36, 07/10/2019

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiation...
13:48, 06/19/2019

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A t...
10:36, 06/16/2019

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says he'd legalize marijuana and boost mental health care for veterans Samantha Lee 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran, joined Business Insider Today for a town hall. Moulton a...
09:24, 06/20/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes. &...
11:36, 06/01/2019

States reap tax rewards from legalized marijuana sales Colorado, which started selling retail marijuana in 2014, broke the $1 billion tax revenue barrier in five years. In 11 U.S. states that have legaliz...
02:12, 06/14/2019

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill to remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed ...
04:12, 06/04/2019

From Former Mental Hospital to Recreational Hub Nearly two centuries after it was built, the South Carolina Lunatic Asylum in Columbia is being converted into a mixed-use project known as the BullSt...
07:12, 07/23/2019

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of livi...
11:12, 06/03/2019

Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request. The organization backing...
19:24, 08/20/2019

Mexican judge allows recreational cocaine use … for 2 users, reports say In a ruling hailed as a “historic step” for ending the country’s “war on drugs,” a Mexican judge granted two plaintiffs permission to possess, transpo...
19:24, 08/21/2019

Retirees are flocking to these 3 states — and fleeing these 3 states in droves New Mexico has the top honor of being the number one retirement destination, according to a study from United Van Lines. Here's what you should k...
16:36, 04/28/2019

Recreational cocaine use approved for two people in landmark decision in Mexico An anti-crime group hopes the decision will push authorities to put more resources towards the prevention of violent crimes.     ...
22:12, 08/21/2019

Mexican judge approves recreational cocaine use in ‘historic’ ruling Bailiff, get the yayo. A Mexican judge has granted two people the right to “possess, transport and use” cocaine — recreationally ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Colorado’s recreational pot sales rake in $1 billion in revenue Colorado has surpassed experts projects of taxes on the state’s recreational marijuana sales, earning $1 billion in revenue in roughly five year...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Selkirk Recreational Complex sees sunny power boost The City of Selkirk is using the sun's rays to power its Recreational Complex. Solar panels were mounted on the south facing roof for maximum exposure...
12:00, 05/14/2019

New FAA rules for recreational drone flyers introduce temporary no-fly zones and a training requirement Rules that went into effect last week will limit drone flying in previously accessible areas. That limitation should be temporary. Read on to find out...
10:36, 05/22/2019

Trump administration discontinues English classes, recreational programs for unaccompanied minors in shelters The Trump administration is ending English classes, recreational activities, and legal aid for unaccompanied minors in federal migrant shelters becaus...
01:36, 06/06/2019

New York set to legalize e-scooters and e-bikes New York lawmakers look set to legalize electric scooter and bike sharing services throughout the state. A vote on a Senate bill is likely to take pla...
14:48, 06/17/2019

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17:24, 05/02/2019

Taiwan votes to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the ca...
08:36, 05/17/2019

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to ...
23:36, 05/21/2019

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland on Tuesday became the second US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after a string of speakers testified that psychedelics h...
08:48, 06/05/2019

Taiwan set to legalize gay marriage despite legislative hurdles Taipei is due to take a series of decisive steps this week to legalize same-sex marriages before the May 24 deadline set by the island’s top court. Ho...
08:12, 05/16/2019

Zimbabwe to legalize growing of industrial hemp Zimbabwe will change its laws to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp for export, cabinet ministers said on Tuesday, adding that the government saw t...
14:00, 08/06/2019

Arizona governor will decide whether to legalize nunchucks PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona may lift the legal restrictions around owning nunchucks. The House voted Thursday to remove nunchucks from the list of deadly w...
17:24, 05/02/2019

Sex-trade survivor: Don’t legalize prostitution in New York State lawmakers pushing to legalize prostitution may want to think twice. A former sex-trade survivor who says she was victimized everywhere from New ...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Sex workers push to legalize prostitution in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature that would lift c...
11:24, 06/10/2019

Gillibrand unveils plan to legalize pot nationwide 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., rolled out her plan to legalize pot and expunge all records for non-violent marijuana con...
01:24, 06/06/2019

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their l...
19:48, 06/12/2019

We should legalize drinking at 18 to make college life safer Out of 190 countries, only 12 have drinking ages as high as ours. We are keeping company with cool kids on the block like Iraq, Oman and Equatorial Gu...
11:36, 07/20/2019

Ex-Knicks J.R. Smith, Al Harrington lobby NY lawmakers to legalize pot ALBANY – Former New York Knicks basketball players J.R. Smith and Al Harrington made a surprise appearance in Albany on Tuesday to push for pot ...
15:24, 06/04/2019

Germany: Hamburg aims to legalize dumpster diving Dumpster diving for food is considered theft in Germany, even if others have thrown the food away. The city of Hamburg wants to decriminalize the act ...
11:48, 05/31/2019

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in ...
11:48, 07/09/2019

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. &...
13:36, 06/10/2019

Cuomo nixes last-minute effort to legalize prostitution Gov. Andrew Cuomo kiboshed a long-shot effort by a pair of New York City Democrats to legalize prostitution during the closing days of the legislative...
12:48, 06/17/2019

Cuomo not confident New York will legalize weed this year Gov. Cuomo said he isn’t confident New York will legalize the recreational use of marijuana this year because state lawmakers are getting cold feet. “...
01:00, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Oakland 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Oakland voting to decriminalize magic mushrooms (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Oakland has become the second U.S. ci...
02:00, 06/05/2019

New York State Set to Legalize Electric Scooters and Bikes New York City just got one step closer to being plagued with the piles of electric bikes and scooters that clutter the sidewalks of lesser cities. Thi...
16:12, 06/17/2019

Cuomo pumps break on bill to legalize e-bikes, scooters Gov. Andrew Cuomo pumped the breaks on a bill approved by the state Legislature that would legalize motorized scooters and bikes. “I have heard a numb...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. ...
05:24, 06/09/2019

Moroccan women press to legalize abortion amid pending bill PARIS (AP) — It was a small demonstration on a big topic for some Moroccan women trying to make some abortions legal. Two dozen activists gathered in ...
13:48, 06/25/2019

14 inspirational photos of celebrations in Taiwan after it became the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage Carl Court/ Getty Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage on Friday, becoming the first country in Asia to do so. Thousands of people filled the streets ...
12:24, 05/18/2019

Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill....
10:24, 06/04/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Push to legalize pot deepens partisan divisions in 2020 race Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
10:00, 08/06/2019

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad ...
12:24, 05/27/2019

Maine assisted-suicide bill reaches governor's desk; would be 8th state to legalize option for terminally ill A Maine bill to legalize assisted suicide advanced to the governor's desk Tuesday after the state Senate backed the proposal one day after passage in ...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Legislation that sparked a brawl in Hong Kong parliament would legalize Chinese kidnapping of Americans, dissidents tell Congress China is pushing legislation that would “legalize kidnappings” of Americans in Hong Kong, a prominent pro-democracy activist warned Congress on Wednes...
19:12, 05/15/2019

Is marijuana a depressant? What to know Marijuana can act as a depressant, stimulant, and hallucinogen. Learn more about the effects of each type of drug here. We also cover the risks and si...
22:36, 07/30/2019

Is CBD Really the Marijuana Molecule That Cures All? Wonder drug or modern-day snake oil? Appearing in stores and online in the form of body lotions, capsules, tinctures, edible gummies and bottled water...
06:12, 06/23/2019

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, th...
16:48, 05/31/2019

CBD: a marijuana miracle or just another health fad? The cannabis-derived compound is popping up in everything from mineral water to bath bombs. We ask experts and users if it actually worksAaron Horn fi...
00:00, 05/06/2019

How using marijuana could benefit your relationship So much for the lazy, snacking stoner stereotype. New research reveals that cannabis use between couples increases might benefit their relationship, i...
11:24, 05/23/2019

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do busin...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Careers in Marijuana Catch On at Colleges Two major universities are creating the first career paths for young people interested in the business of marijuana. The University of Maryland will o...
16:36, 07/28/2019

4 things we misunderstand about marijuana when we think of it like alcohol Since legalization, cannabis has become more available to people whose habits and assumptions have been formed by alcohol consumption — but that has i...
05:36, 05/01/2019

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth ...
16:12, 08/13/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be obese, study says The joke is that smoking marijuana can cause weight gain because users might get the munchies, but new research suggests that pot smokers weigh less....
05:47, 04/28/2019

Yes, her name really is Dr. Marijuana Pepsi, and her story is amazing Marijuana Pepsi's own scholarship – called the Marijuana Pepsi Scholarship, of course – will be given to a deserving first generation...
18:48, 06/18/2019

The marijuana industry needs innovation to thrive There’s a kind of boom and bust cycle that tends to follow the development of every new technology, or every major societal change. People get e...
13:24, 07/15/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese New research examines the link between body mass index and cannabis use. The findings may seem counterintuitive, given that marijuana increases appeti...
07:24, 04/28/2019

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign att...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Maryland beats Illinois 6-2 in Big Ten opener Maxwell Costes and Justin Vought each hit two-run homers in the eighth inning and Maryland beat third-seeded Illinois 6-2 in the opener of the Big Ten...
11:48, 05/22/2019

Marijuana industry could surpass NFL in revenue by 2020 Cannabis has been extending its reach through legalization over the past several years. Starting with early adopter Colorado, 37 states have passed le...
07:24, 06/09/2019

UTEP QB Locksley faces DWI, marijuana charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley faces multiple charges after his arrest in El Paso, Texas, according to jail records. The son of Maryland coach Mike Loc...
21:24, 06/08/2019

China blames US, Canada for rising marijuana use The youth of China are going to pot at what the country’s drug cops fear is a dizzying rate — and they blame weed-loving US and Canadian stoners and r...
12:12, 07/02/2019

4 Your Health: The pros and cons of legalizing marijuana A look at the bad and good about legalizing marijuana. Researchers from the University Of California San Francisco reviewed hospital data from Colorad...
22:00, 05/16/2019

8 incredible facts about the booming US marijuana industry Barbara Corbellini Duarte/Business Insider The US marijuana industry is worth billions of dollars, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Ten US st...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Watch: Cake mix-up confuses 'Moana' for 'marijuana' A Georgia woman said a miscommunication while ordering her birthday cake led to dessert having a marijuana theme rather than the intended "Moana" them...
15:48, 07/10/2019

Marijuana industry wants to prove it’s ‘socially responsible’ LOS ANGELES — An alliance of large marijuana businesses had a message for the public Tuesday: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cann...
17:36, 06/19/2019

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.    &#...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Retired DE Long aims to destigmatize marijuana Chris Long said Tuesday that last week he talked about using marijuana in the hopes of destigmatizing the drug and hopes the NFL will one day lift the...
11:24, 05/28/2019

Beijing says US legalization of marijuana is a 'threat to China' Beijing's leading drug enforcement body has blamed the legalization of marijuana in Canada and parts of the United States for a spike in the amount of...
03:12, 06/17/2019

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in t...
05:48, 06/02/2019

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy....
11:48, 05/22/2019

New York governor says legal marijuana not likely this year ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t believe it’s feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana this...
10:24, 06/03/2019

TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived...
06:36, 05/29/2019

New top state GOP leader is open to legalizing marijuana ALBANY — New York’s incoming Republican State Party Chairman Nick Langworthy is open to legalizing marijuana. “My predecessor certainly ha...
17:24, 06/03/2019

Thailand set to deliver first batch of medical marijuana Thailand plans to distribute about 10,000 bottles of cannabis oil next week for hospital patients, a government official said on Thursday, the first o...
02:12, 08/03/2019

Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat...
03:12, 06/26/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its...
17:24, 05/29/2019

Marijuana use by pregnant women doubles in US: study CHICAGO — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among US women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7 percent...
10:24, 06/19/2019

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approved...
21:12, 05/29/2019

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for...
17:24, 07/01/2019

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illin...
13:48, 06/03/2019

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
15:00, 07/03/2019

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A re...
16:36, 05/22/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations Illinois' child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents even when they have strong evidence of abuse that it has sometimes ...
07:24, 05/15/2019

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
11:12, 08/08/2019

5 from Tennessee killed in Illinois interstate crash MARION, Ill. (AP) — Police say five people from Memphis, Tennessee, heading to a funeral in Chicago were killed in a crash in southern Illinois. Illin...
12:36, 05/03/2019

4 injured in explosion at Illinois silicone plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An overnight explosion and fire at a plant in Illinois has injured four people. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says the expl...
06:24, 05/04/2019

New law allows Illinois schools to teach hunting classes "Students who are exposed to lessons in hunting safety have a greater chance of respecting firearms and using them properly for the rest of their live...
07:48, 08/01/2019

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana u...
19:12, 05/21/2019

Why marijuana bust won’t impact any D’Angelo Russell deal D’Angelo Russell getting stopped for pot isn’t going to stop him from getting paid. And more and more it’s looking like it’s going to be by the Nets. ...
11:36, 05/04/2019

Medical marijuana industry to experiment with digital tokens TUCSON — Currently, banks cannot do business with marijuana dispensaries because under federal law the possession and sale of pot is still illeg...
22:48, 08/19/2019

Global marijuana use rose by 60 percent over the past decade More people than ever are smoking weed around the world. But how can we decide whether to condemn or support the devil's lettuce when our own governme...
10:48, 06/26/2019

Marijuana-related jobs growing but largely hidden A hidden U.S. cannabis job boom is not showing up in official employment data, leaving American workers in the dark about high wages and job opportuni...
00:36, 06/27/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its ...
15:24, 05/29/2019

Lawyer who told clients marijuana use was legal ordered to pay $370,000 A Florida lawyer who informed his clients they were legally allowed to grow cannabis was arrested on multiple felony charges and ordered to pay a coup...
15:00, 08/17/2019

Arizona’s 2020 marijuana initiative tries to fix what went wrong the last time PHOENIX — Arizona’s second attempt to legalize recreational marijuana responds to the questions that doomed the first effort, in 2016. Worried a...
18:00, 08/12/2019

Google won't allow marijuana delivery apps in the Play Store Google updated its Play Store policy today to prohibit apps that either directly sell or help facilitate the sale of marijuana, even in states where t...
20:12, 05/29/2019

Reports: Nets' Russell cited for marijuana possession Brooklyn Nets point guard D'Angelo Russell was cited for marijuana possession at a New York airport on Wednesday night, according to multiple reports ...
17:48, 05/02/2019

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks....
09:00, 07/11/2019

Harris and Nadler team up on bill to decriminalize marijuana Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is teaming up with a powerful House Democrat on legislation to decriminalize marijuana and wipe away past marijuana-rela...
09:12, 07/23/2019

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, end...
16:48, 07/23/2019

NFL and marijuana: Players hope for change in punishing policy Retired football players, who use marijuana to help with injuries suffered on the field, are becoming vocal advocates for legal weed.   ...
11:48, 05/15/2019

Nice day for a weed wedding: the couples who married with marijuana Prefer rips to sips? More and more couples are featuring cannabis at their weddings – and now recreational marijuana is legal in 10 US states, options...
04:48, 07/05/2019

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannabi...
16:24, 06/12/2019

Marijuana Ties Are Hurting More Filers in Bankruptcy Courts The Justice Department is using bankruptcy courts to impose the federal marijuana ban in states that have legalized pot, preventing people who work in...
09:00, 06/22/2019

Suns’ Holmes arrested in Florida for Marijuana possession MIAMI (AP) — Phoenix Suns big man Richaun Holmes was arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop. Twenty-five-year...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its l...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Weak marijuana sales ding California budget LOS ANGELES — California is paying a price for the shaky rollout of its legal marijuana market. State budget documents released Thursday show the News...
22:36, 05/09/2019

High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for the legalization of marijuana at a Democratic candidates forum hosted by AARP in Iowa on Saturday...
20:36, 07/20/2019

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime and...
12:36, 06/25/2019

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medi...
08:36, 07/12/2019

Albany makes last-minute push to decriminalize marijuana They’re making a tokin’ effort. With state lawmakers deadlocked on legalizing recreational marijuana during the last scheduled day of the session in A...
13:48, 06/19/2019

Court records: Illinois father led police to son’s body WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — Court records show that video police recovered from an Illinois woman’s cellphone showing her bruised 5-year-old son prom...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for...
12:48, 07/01/2019

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or yo...
10:12, 08/14/2019

Official: Evacuation underway before deadly Illinois blast WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Fire officials say an evacuation was underway moments before a deadly explosion at a northern Illinois manufacturing plant. Wauk...
14:36, 05/06/2019

Here’s the ‘unsavory,’ legal way rich Illinois teens are getting college aid Wealthy parents have found a new, totally legal trick to game the college admissions system — transferring guardianship of their teens to relatives or...
15:48, 07/30/2019

One confirmed dead after blast at Illinois silicon plant One person was confirmed dead and two others remained missing after a massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois. The victims were amon...
18:48, 05/04/2019

Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to ...
22:12, 06/23/2019

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config =...
07:12, 05/25/2019

Trial in slaying in Illinois of scholar from China continues PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a 26-year-old scholar vis...
06:48, 06/17/2019

Longtime Illinois politician Thomas Hynes dies at age 80 CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes has died. He was 80. Cheever Griffin, Hyne...
10:24, 05/05/2019

2nd person confirmed dead after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory claimed a second victim Saturday when an employee taken to a hospital after the...
06:12, 05/05/2019

Trial To Begin For Man Accused Of Pretending To Be Missing Illinois Boy CINCINNATI (WLWT) — Brian Rini, the man at the center of the Timmothy Pitzen hoax, is set to go on trial Monday in federal court. WLWT reports that Ri...
04:48, 06/24/2019

The Latest: 1 body found after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at and Illinois (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Authorities have recovered the body of one person follo...
12:24, 05/04/2019

Suspect in Illinois deputy’s death arrested after barricade AVON, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police have identified a suspect being held in the fatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy who was responding to a...
16:24, 06/26/2019

Illinois: one dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownAuthorities have recovered the body...
14:12, 05/04/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former ...
20:24, 08/08/2019

One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in Illinois A "catastrophic explosion" rocked a chemical plant in northern Illinois, sending four people to hospitals and three others unaccounted for and feared ...
15:24, 05/04/2019

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered he...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Prosecutors say no criminal charges in Illinois ammonia leak WAUKGAN, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors in northern Illinois say they won’t file criminal charges in connection with an April anhydrous ammonia leak th...
13:48, 06/25/2019

Court records: Illinois father led police to son's body Court records show that video police recovered from an Illinois woman's cellphone showing her bruised 5-year-old son prompted the boy's father to lead...
09:12, 05/02/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy Cit...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hik...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnappin...
23:00, 06/11/2019

4th victim of Illinois blast ID’ed, memorial planned Friday WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Officials have identified the fourth victim of an explosion at a northern Illinois silicone plant and say a memorial is planned ...
07:36, 05/09/2019

Report: Illinois gunman vowed to kill others if he was fired A report on the February shooting at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant found that the man who killed five people after he was fired told another ...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Parents accused in Illinois boy’s beating death due in court WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son are due in court for preliminary hearing...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for th...
13:24, 04/29/2019

Memorial to honor 4 men killed in Illinois plant explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A memorial is planned to honor four men from Illinois and Wisconsin who died in a silicone plant explosion. AB Specialty Silicon...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convi...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the denia...
16:48, 06/07/2019

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, I...
12:00, 08/19/2019

Former NBA coach Don Nelson, now a marijuana farmer in Maui, profiled in HBO segment Three-time NBA Coach of the Year Don Nelson, now a marijuana farmer in Hawaii, was profiled by Bryant Gumbel in a segment of HBO's 'Real Spo...
08:24, 06/26/2019

Vikings running back Roc Thomas suspended by NFL for marijuana possession Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas has been suspended three games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, the league announced Tuesd...
20:24, 07/16/2019

Weaker-than-expected marijuana sales ding California budget LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is paying a price for the shaky rollout of its legal marijuana market. State budget documents released Thursday show the...
15:48, 05/09/2019

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuan...
03:12, 05/29/2019

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border That’s some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath a shipment...
04:48, 08/19/2019

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on inf...
18:00, 08/08/2019

Micronutrient may prevent birth defects linked to marijuana use, study says Pregnant women who smoke marijuana put their unborn child at serious risk for developmental impairment later in life. However, researchers may have un...
03:48, 08/01/2019

Thailand unveils first batch of medical marijuana for hospital distribution Thailand delivered 4,500 bottles of cannabis oil to treat hospital patients on Wednesday, its first official use of marijuana for medical purposes sin...
12:48, 08/07/2019

Rise in marijuana use among pregnant women linked to premature births As cannabis use continues to become more and more mainstream, medical science is (finally) ramping up research to see how the still-illegal-in-New Yor...
12:48, 06/24/2019

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-gr...
01:36, 07/20/2019

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studie...
22:24, 06/20/2019

Woman named Marijuana Pepsi refused to change her name — now she’s a doctor That’s Doctor Marijuana Pepsi to you. A Wisconsin woman with the real given name Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck earned a doctorate degree last month, a...
21:12, 06/19/2019

I use medical marijuana to treat my insomnia, and the first time I tried it went terribly wrong Matilde Campodonico/AP I'm not an avid pot smoker, but tried medical marijuana to treat my insomnia. Despite taking less than a full dosage, I had a ...
22:00, 06/07/2019

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on DWI, marijuana, weapons charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon....
14:00, 06/08/2019

Firearms, fentanyl, marijuana and LSD seized from Pima County home Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department seized several firearms and drugs in connection to a ...
15:00, 05/10/2019

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza t...
00:24, 06/09/2019

Oro Valley man arrested with guns, cocaine, marijuana, THS infused edibles and oil TUCSON – An Oro Valley man was taken into custody after Oro Valley Police Department seized a large amount of drugs and firearms while serving a...
17:48, 05/03/2019

NFL and players’ union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management The league and union are working together via two new medical committees, which will include looking at monitoring teams' use of prescription medicati...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Judge seals arrest records for over 300 low-level marijuana offenders Hundreds of low-level Manhattan pot offenders will have their arrest records sealed under a judge’s ruling, officials announced Monday. The ruling cam...
19:12, 08/12/2019

Vegas city officials approve marijuana consumption lounges LAS VEGAS (AP) — Legal marijuana smokers will soon be able to find lounges where they can light up in Las Vegas — but not in casinos, or in places ser...
14:12, 05/02/2019

Marijuana, Reefer, Weed: How Language Keeps Evolving for the Devil’s Lettuce As long as people have smoked the plant, they’ve debated what to call it. And now marketers for the legal marijuana industry want everyone to say “can...
03:24, 07/04/2019

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricte...
11:24, 06/13/2019

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficu...
16:48, 07/23/2019

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended 1 game by NFL for marijuana arrest The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers one game for a violation of the league's policy on substance abuse.    &#...
16:48, 06/14/2019

New York reduces penalties for marijuana possession, some convictions to be expunged Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Monday that further reduces penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana, but doesn't legalize it...
17:48, 07/29/2019

Baker confuses request for ‘Moana’ birthday cake with ‘marijuana’ A confused birthday girl got a cake with a marijuana theme instead of her favorite Disney character, Moana. Kensli Davis’ mom had asked the Atla...
14:48, 07/10/2019

He was abducted and forced into a deadly scheme to extort marijuana from his father Young entrepreneur Curtis Jenkins III from Camden was kidnapped and killed after being lured to Fairview address, authorities say.    ...
07:24, 07/05/2019

Cancer care providers reluctant to prescribe medical marijuana New research shows that just 46 percent of oncology providers feel comfortable recommending medical marijuana to patients, despite 73 percent saying t...
12:24, 05/31/2019

Need Etiquette Tips for Cannabis? For Starters, Don’t Call It ‘Marijuana’ or ‘Weed.’ In “Higher Etiquette,” Lizzie Post — the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post — argues that it’s time for cannabis to move, in the public imaginati...
11:48, 07/08/2019

New York reduces penalties for marijuana possession, expunges some convictions New York’s governor signed a bill Monday that softens penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana and allows for the expungement of some past ...
21:48, 07/29/2019

1,300 pounds of marijuana found floating off California: Coast Guard Numerous plastic-wrapped bales of marijuana – weighing a total of 1,300 pounds – were found floating in the ocean off the coast of Southern California...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study th...
16:36, 06/10/2019

Nets star D’Angelo Russell busted with marijuana at airport Nets guard D’Angelo Russell was busted Wednesday night trying to sneak marijuana through LaGuardia Airport hidden in a secret compartment inside an ic...
16:12, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Suspect arrested after Illinois deputy shot dead AVON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting death of an Illinois sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Illinois State Police say a man...
10:48, 06/26/2019

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferring...
13:00, 06/09/2019

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the ...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take p...
04:48, 05/28/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its...
12:36, 05/15/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived w...
11:12, 05/19/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming ...
11:36, 05/10/2019

Smith’s 3-hitter carries Louisville past Illinois State 11-2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Luke Smith allowed three hits in 8 1/3 innings and Jake Snider had three RBI with a homer as top-seeded Louisville routed Illin...
20:00, 06/02/2019

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial prai...
03:24, 06/04/2019

Applications to grow hemp pour in to Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Agriculture received nearly 400 applications to grow or process industrial hemp in the first 24 hours a...
04:12, 05/02/2019

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Lou...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on t...
19:24, 06/12/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Se...
16:24, 06/01/2019

Closing arguments to start in Illinois man's death penalty case Federal prosecutors and defense lawyers were due to make their closing arguments on Monday in the trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and k...
05:00, 06/24/2019

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 ...
20:36, 06/04/2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitati...
12:12, 07/19/2019

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. &...
16:24, 07/12/2019

Staffer: Illinois newspaper editor resigned to spare layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A staff writer for Illinois’ capital-city newspaper says its editor has resigned to spare more layoffs. Angie Muhs (MYO...
17:12, 05/14/2019

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Ba...
15:12, 08/07/2019

Illinois issued warning after Heartland virus found in ticks Residents in Illinois are being warned after ticks collected in the state tested positive for the Heartland virus, a rare illness that nearly always r...
15:48, 08/15/2019

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law app...
12:36, 08/13/2019

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2...
09:24, 07/17/2019

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender stu...
05:12, 07/01/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, o...
01:36, 05/07/2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the ab...
18:12, 07/17/2019

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is hold...
07:48, 05/30/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection ...
16:24, 05/21/2019

Explosion at Illinois silicone plant kills 2 people and 2 are still missing A massive blast rocked parts of an Illinois town Friday night, killing two people and leaving three others injured, authorities said. Two people were ...
02:12, 05/06/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electr...
12:36, 05/11/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused wide...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Exploding danger: U.S. marijuana oil labs pose deadly, destructive hazard On the afternoon of May 5, college student John Nothdurft was watching TV at his suburban San Diego home when a series of explosions shook the house. ...
05:24, 06/04/2019

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinto...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to ...
20:12, 08/14/2019

Weed tech: Vapes, pipes, apps, and more marijuana gadgets and accessories Looking to buy a premium vape? Want to find more information about a particular strain? Interested in automating your grow operation? You've come to t...
05:49, 04/28/2019

Oregon lawmakers sign 2 laws to deal with massive marijuana surplus In an attempt to remedy the state’s cannabis conundrum, lawmakers in Oregon signed off on two news bills in the last week that would, respectively, cu...
12:12, 06/24/2019

PCSD busts marijuana grow operation in west side business TUCSON – A search warrant served at west side business led Pima County Sheriff’s Department to a marijuana grow operation on Tuesday. Deputies with PC...
10:36, 06/27/2019

Dorial Green-Beckham charged with marijuana possession, resisting arrest Former NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been formally charged with resisting arrest and possessing 10 grams or less of marijuana.  ...
08:00, 06/30/2019

NBC News' Tom Brokaw says politics, medical marijuana help distract from cancer: report SurvivorNet went to see the long time NBC News journalist to talk about his experience with cancer and how he’s learned to live with it in the years s...
10:36, 07/03/2019

Many Marijuana Users Turn to the Drug for a Surprising Reason: Workout Fuel Most Americans don’t get anywhere near enough exercise — for all kinds of reasons. Some researchers have wondered whether a rise in the us...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuana...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Harris introduces Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris introduced a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictio...
22:36, 07/23/2019

Woman beat wife with bedpost for putting marijuana in washer: cops A Louisiana woman allegedly flew into a rage after learning her wife had accidentally tossed their marijuana in the washing machine — prompting ...
07:24, 05/28/2019

Marijuana legalization leads to an increase in snack sales, new report shows A recent study by Nielsen found states that have legalized recreational marijuana sales are selling more snack foods.      &...
08:36, 07/11/2019

Colorado dogs getting marijuana toxicity from human poop at hiking trails A Colorado veterinarian said dogs in the Aspen area are being brought in with marijuana toxicity after getting high from eating human poop at trails a...
16:12, 07/12/2019

Harris to introduce U.S. Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris will introduce a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convi...
03:48, 07/23/2019

Drug dogs face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said. &...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pen...
23:12, 05/08/2019

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitati...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a ...
00:24, 05/18/2019

Judge sentences Illinois man to 16 years for trying to detonate what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar CHICAGO (AP) — Judge sentences Illinois man to 16 years for trying to detonate what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar....
14:36, 05/06/2019

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ba...
18:24, 06/27/2019

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.  ...
12:48, 06/17/2019

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang   ...
17:12, 07/18/2019

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s s...
03:36, 07/01/2019

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ...
00:24, 07/18/2019

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a ...
12:24, 06/12/2019

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump w...
05:24, 08/15/2019

Illinois boy, 14, born without arms lands 20-inch box jump in viral video A 14-year-old Illinois boy who was born without arms accomplished a 20-inch box jump Sunday, an achievement captured in a video that has since gone vi...
16:12, 07/26/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti...
16:12, 06/01/2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in gruesome slaying of student from China Federal jurors on Wednesday were deliberating the fate of an Illinois man who was found guilty of the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student tw...
16:24, 07/17/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure p...
21:12, 06/02/2019

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with pr...
10:36, 06/12/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he ...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Eighth-grade football phenom fatally shot at Illinois party Jaylon McKenzie, who was featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule sports, was shot in Illinois at a party.  ...
14:24, 05/06/2019

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Isla...
02:24, 06/20/2019

Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst in...
22:24, 05/05/2019

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to s...
12:12, 06/21/2019

Illinois man travels to El Paso and Dayton to make crosses for shooting victims Greg Zanis watched the unfolding events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend as those communities became the latest to grapple the all-...
19:12, 08/05/2019

1 dead, 2 missing in massive Illinois plant explosion felt 20 miles away Three people were likely killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory. &...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder An Illinois man who prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of the kidnapping and decapitation murder of a Ch...
08:12, 06/25/2019

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead after a massive explosion took place at an Illinois silicone factory Friday night, offic...
19:48, 05/04/2019

Nevada becomes first state to ban employers from refusing job applicants based on failed marijuana test The law, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, will not apply to EMTs, firefighters and those who drive vehicles.        ...
03:48, 06/13/2019

Bartender in Woods lawsuit was high on marijuana, stole alcohol before crash, lawyers say Nicholas F. Immesberger, who worked at Tiger Woods' restaurant, was "excessively intoxicated" by pot in addition to alcohol before his fatal cras...
20:36, 07/01/2019

Ex-Lions star Calvin Johnson announces partnership with Harvard to study marijuana Former Detroit Lions players Calvin Johnson and Robert Sims are teaming up with Harvard University for medical marijuana research on pot and cancer. ...
15:24, 08/16/2019

Nadler, Harris to introduce bill decriminalizing pot, expunge prior marijuana convictions Called the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, the bill would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and require prio...
02:48, 07/23/2019

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanfor...
14:00, 06/10/2019

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disc...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests Former NFL star Chris Long, who recently retired, said if not for marijuana, it would have been difficult to cope with day-to-day life in the NFL. &#...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Legalizing marijuana in New York won't happen in final days of legislative session New York lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are set to end the legislation session without an agreement to legalize marijuana.     &...
10:48, 06/20/2019

Andrew Yang vows mass pardon to all imprisoned for nonviolent marijuana offenses Entrepreneur and Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told a crowd in New Hampshire on Friday that he would pardon every prison inmate convic...
06:12, 08/17/2019

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being presc...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since ...
03:24, 05/02/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement...
01:12, 05/02/2019

‘Catastrophic explosion’ at Illinois silicone plant leaves 1 dead, 2 missing: reports One person is dead, four people are injured and two remain unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company in ...
15:36, 05/04/2019

Illinois teens charged with beating special-needs girl in viral video, police say Three teenage girls in Illinois were charged Thursday in connection with the beating of a 15-year-old special-needs girl, which was recorded in a vide...
18:36, 07/25/2019

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal ...
01:12, 05/02/2019

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online ...
06:36, 07/17/2019

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufac...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a reno...
12:00, 07/09/2019

Illinois state senator apologizes for staged Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising ev...
04:48, 08/19/2019

Students stage walkout at Illinois high school in protest over blackface videos About 1,000 students walked out of their Illinois high school on Tuesday after four male pupils wore blackface and made derogatory comments in videos ...
11:12, 05/01/2019

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising ev...
04:24, 08/19/2019

‘Jihad Squad’ meme removed after Illinois GOP shares mock poster on Facebook Leaders of the Illinois Republican Party released a Facebook posting depicting the four minority freshmen Democrats in a movie-type poster as “T...
07:48, 07/22/2019

Rock band called ‘Confederate Railroad’ booted from Illinois state fair A Southern rock group called Confederate Railroad has been booted from the lineup of an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Conf...
10:12, 07/09/2019

Police seek suspects in shooting death of 14-year-old Illinois football star Illinois State police continued to look for suspects Monday as they asked the public for help in the weekend shooting death of a promising 14-year-old...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Illinois football prodigy, 14, recently featured in Sports Illustrated, is shot dead A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports,” died after he was shot at a party in I...
14:24, 05/05/2019

Illinois district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course critics say was anti-Semitic propaganda A Chicago-area school district came under fire for promoting a course for educators called "Teaching Palestine," which officials agreed was "one-sided...
11:00, 05/31/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student guilty in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar A former University of Illinois doctoral student was convicted Monday of killing a visiting scholar from China after abducting her at a bus stop as sh...
13:12, 06/24/2019

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at ...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Body of slain Illinois student may be in landfill, new details from killer's attorneys suggest New information given Friday to the family of a University of Illinois student who was kidnapped and murdered in 2017 suggests her body may be in a la...
15:12, 08/03/2019

Buster-Ass Authorities Continue To Give A Shit About Marijuana Possession, Bust D'Angelo Russell Nets All-Star point guard D’Angelo Russell was cited for marijuana possession Thursday when security types at LaGuardia Airport in New York discovered...
18:12, 05/02/2019

Phoenix Suns' Josh Jackson accused of getting 5-month-old daughter high with marijuana use: report Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson was reportedly accused in court documents of using marijuana and getting his 5-month-old daughter high off the drug....
18:00, 06/24/2019

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter...
21:12, 05/23/2019

Robert Garrigus back from drug suspension, seeks change in PGA Tour marijuana rules Robert Garrigus returns to the PGA Tour at the 3M Open following a three-month suspension after failing a drug test based on elevated THC levels. ...
11:24, 07/03/2019

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
02:12, 07/12/2019

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing bl...
08:36, 08/17/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a ...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese...
23:36, 07/17/2019

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years a...
06:24, 06/03/2019

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S...
18:36, 08/02/2019

Illinois Republican group removes Facebook post calling congresswomen the ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairman’s Association president condemned what he called an ‘unauthorized’ post and apologizedAn Illinois Republican group has apol...
06:48, 07/22/2019

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm. ...
22:12, 07/01/2019

30 million under flash flood watches from Texas to Illinois, after severe storms kill 2 in Oklahoma A slow-moving storm system is bringing the threat of flash flooding Thursday for tens of millions of Americans from Texas all the way to Illinois afte...
09:12, 05/02/2019

Bobby Roundtree, Illinois star, suffers severe spinal injury in swimming accident The football future of Bobby Roundtree, one of the Big Ten’s best pass rushers, may now be in doubt. Roundtree, a defensive end for Illinois, su...
09:24, 05/20/2019

US officials want 'El Chapo' to forfeit $12.7 billion for trafficked cocaine, marijuana and heroin, a figure his attorney says is 'insane' AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File US officials want $12.7 billion from notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The figure relates to mo...
10:48, 07/06/2019

Illinois boy told doctor ‘maybe Mommy didn’t mean to hurt me’ months before beating death, records show Months before his body was found buried in a shallow grave, a 5-year-old Illinois boy had disclosed information about possible abuse to a doctor — but...
08:00, 04/28/2019

Confederate Railroad locks down new venue for charity performance after removal from Illinois state fair lineup Just two days after being excluded from performing at the upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, country rock ban...
17:00, 07/11/2019

90-year-old man to receive college degree, become oldest Northeastern Illinois University graduate on record: report A 90-year-old man in Illinois reportedly chose to return to college following the death of his wife and is days away from quite the momentous graduati...
19:48, 05/04/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are n...
08:24, 05/20/2019

Rock band Confederate Railroad fires back at Illinois state fair after being removed from performance lineup A Southern rock band called Confederate Railroad is firing back after it was barred from performing at an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name a...
21:36, 07/09/2019

Ohio lawmaker blames mass shootings on 'drag queen advocates,' marijuana and open borders in Facebook rant An Ohio lawmaker has stirred up controversy with a Facebook rant blaming the recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on the breakdown...
14:48, 08/05/2019

Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China....
09:12, 06/12/2019

Jesse Jackson and Son Jesse Jr. Beg Trump’s Pardon for Disgraced Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Civil rights icon the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his oldest son, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., are throwing their weight behind a push to implore Do...
01:48, 07/17/2019

Now you can play 'Oregon Trail' without dying of dysentery at this Illinois museum One thing is different in simulation of the vintage 'Oregon Trail' video game: Kids can't die of dysentery. Back in our day, EVERYONE d...
20:48, 06/06/2019

Worker found dead after Illinois plant explosion; 2 others believed dead as rescuers suspend search Authorities searching for three missing workers after an explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant have recovered one body, according to report...
19:48, 05/04/2019

CDC plans door-to-door survey near Illinois ammonia leak BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan a door-to-door survey this weekend in northern Illinois nea...
08:12, 05/10/2019

States with the most veterans 24/7 Wall St. has reviewed U.S. Census Bureau data to determine which states have the highest percentage of former military members.   ...
08:24, 07/03/2019

The most and least valuable states 24/7 Wall St. used data from 2015's “New Estimates of Value of Land of the United States" to rank the contiguous 48 states   ...
11:24, 06/28/2019

'It's not funny to me': Georgia woman says she was fired by Dairy Queen after viral marijuana cake mix-up A Georgia woman claims Dairy Queen fired her after she made a marijuana-themed cake after a manager misheard a mother who requested a 'Moana&apos...
02:12, 07/12/2019

More pregnant women are using marijuana, study finds. Doctor says it's 'not worth the risk' The research published in JAMA surveyed nearly half a million women. 1 in 14 pregnant women said they used in the past month. Risks are still unclear....
14:24, 06/19/2019

Germany's 16 states: Saarland It's easy to relax in Saarland, far from mass tourism. Michelin-starred cuisine, a Franco-German way of life and the world's first industrial UNESCO W...
04:12, 07/31/2019

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall an...
03:48, 06/19/2019

13 states where incomes are booming In the 13 states where incomes are rising most, personal income per capita outpaced the national average of a 14.3% increase to $49,627 in 2018. ...
21:24, 06/27/2019

These Are the Best Airports in the United States Anyone that’s done much traveling can tell you the airports you fly to and from (and through) can often make or break your travel experience. I’ve bee...
19:36, 08/07/2019

Germany's 16 states: Hamburg People the world over are talking about the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, Hamburg's new landmark, but there's much more to see in the northern German ...
03:48, 08/21/2019

The states with the best and worst economies 24/7 Wall St. ranked states based on 5 measures: GDP growth, job growth, unemployment rate, poverty rate, and bachelor's degree attainment rate. ...
04:49, 07/06/2019

Want an extra $10,000? Consider moving to these states The imbalance of geographic opportunity in the U.S. is resulting in shrinking populations and causing a brain drain of educated workers in many states...
11:12, 07/10/2019

Get Paid to Move to These States If you work remotely and are dreaming about a different setting in which to plant your laptop, it might be time to make a move: States and cities are ...
15:48, 08/16/2019

Abortion Is Still Legal in All 50 States If the recent wave of six-week abortion bans has you utterly terrified and spitting mad, you’re not alone. But it’s important to remember that, as of ...
11:24, 05/17/2019

Germany's 16 states: Saxony Culture meets nature in Saxony: a mere 40 kilometers lie between splendid Baroque art and architecture in Dresden and the distinctive peaks of the Elb...
08:24, 05/08/2019

Germany's 16 states: Thuringia Be it Wartburg or Weimar, Goethe or Gropius — he legacy of famous Germans leads to Thuringia. In 2019, the Bauhaus will be the main focus. The school ...
04:48, 06/05/2019

States with the most UFO sightings: Vermont leads the way UFOs, or unidentified flying objects, have stirred our imagination for generations. Where does your state rank in terms of sightings?   ...
03:36, 06/19/2019

15 states are celebrating tax-free holidays Your state may be celebrating a holiday soon, and you may not even know about it. In the coming weeks, states across the US and Puerto Rico will featu...
21:36, 07/26/2019

Germany's 16 states: Saxony-Anhalt Artistic landscaped gardens; lots of middle ages flair; a hot spot of modern Bauhaus architecture — for visitors, that means: UNESCO World Heritage si...
07:48, 07/24/2019

States sue EPA for tighter asbestos regulations A group of 10 states and Washington, D.C., sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday seeking increased regulation of cancer-causing asbestos....
13:48, 07/01/2019

July 4 events across the United States Ready for America's annual birthday party? Here are some of the top July 4 fireworks and events across the United States, including great activities N...
07:48, 07/03/2019

Iran Says There Will Be No War With United States: Report There will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council was quoted ...
05:00, 06/19/2019

Beyond the 50 states: Exploring America's empire Want to see America beyond the 50 states? From Guam to Puerto Rico, check out the fabulous travel opportunities in US territories. (And you'll love th...
13:24, 07/02/2019

Man mows lawns for veterans in all 50 states BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man says he has completed his quest to mow lawns for veterans in all 50 states. Rodney Smith Jr. tweeted Friday tha...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Retirees are fleeing these 3 states in droves Many New Jersey residents have had it with taxes and snow. A third of people who left in 2018 cited retirement as a big reason, according to a survey....
18:00, 05/30/2019

The 20 happiest states in America, ranked To determine America’s happiest states, 24/7 Tempo analyzed the results of the Gallup Well-Being Index. Scroll through to learn more.  ...
19:36, 06/19/2019

U.S. states sue EPA for stricter asbestos rules Ten U.S. states and Washington, D.C. sued the Environmental Protection Agency to begin working on rules to tighten oversight of asbestos, and reduce t...
14:36, 07/01/2019

Germany's 16 states: Lower Saxony Whether hiking in the mudflats of the North Sea coast or horse riding in the Lüneburger Heide heath- Niedersachsen is considered a top holiday destina...
02:00, 07/17/2019

States with the biggest and smallest governments 24/7 Wall St. calculated state and local government GDP in every state to identify the states with the largest and smallest governments.   ...
12:00, 06/23/2019

Iran says there will be no war with United States: IRNA There will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council was quoted ...
02:24, 06/19/2019

These are America's Top States for Business in 2019 The war between the states for business and jobs has never been more intense, with states paying staggering amounts of taxpayer dollars to woo compani...
11:12, 07/10/2019

States where students graduate with the most debt 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average student debt among borrowers of the class of 2017 to identify the states where students graduate with most debt. &...
08:24, 07/12/2019

Germany's 16 states: Schleswig-Holstein If you think of Schleswig-Holstein, you have to think of Sylt, Germany's northernmost holiday island. If you're a beach-lover, the state actually offe...
05:36, 05/06/2019

The states where it’s best (and worst) to be a teacher There are over 3 million public school teachers around the country, but some states host them better than others.       ...
09:48, 07/09/2019

A$AP Rocky is out of jail and back in the States Good news for anyone who had “A$AP Rocky causes a minor diplomatic incident with Sweden” on their officially licensed 2019 Political Fuckery Bingo Boa...
14:48, 08/03/2019

Battle for union members goes to the states The Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus v. AFSCME ruling, expected to be a major blow to public sector unions, has set off a battle at the state level between ...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Digital license plates now in 3 states, with more on the way New digital license plate technology started in the San Francisco Bay Area with tech-savvy vehicle owners who wanted the convenience of over-the-air r...
10:36, 05/16/2019

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07:12, 05/08/2019

Democrats want to tax the wealthy, but not in blue states Here's a question: if Democrats want "Medicare for all," much increased college tuition support, and a "Green New Deal," how can they possibly backtra...
08:00, 05/31/2019

CBD retailers, growers expand into new states Cannabidiol retailers are becoming a force in real estate, expanding into small shops in retail areas in new states like Florida. The retail CBD marke...
00:36, 08/04/2019

CDC: 27 states affected by dog treats with salmonella The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella infections ...
18:36, 07/18/2019

Massachusetts to Alaska: the best and worst states to be unemployed The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April, pushing the monthly unemployment rate down to 3.6% — the lowest level since 1969.   ...
07:36, 06/02/2019

Germany's 16 states: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is home to seaside resorts once nicknamed "Berlin's bathtub," and is ideal for waterside holidays - from the Baltic Sea ...
08:36, 05/03/2019

Here are the states where Trump’s Mexico tariffs would hit hardest A handful of U.S. states — including some that will play big roles in the 2020 election — will feel the brunt of the pain from President Donald Trump&...
21:36, 05/31/2019

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more th...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Mexico detaining migrants on the way to the United States VERACRUZ, MEXICO – Mexican authorities detained more than 450 migrants Thursday in a series of raids to accommodate new U-S demands. Police raid...
19:00, 06/28/2019

These states have the biggest home price increases Home prices are on the rise in several states, while others are experiencing little to no change. The folks at RefiGuide.org compiled data from Zillow...
15:24, 05/06/2019

Hindi Imposition Nothing But An Assault On States: Siddaramaiah Congress leader and ex-chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah Monday strongly opposed the three-language formula in the draft National Education Pol...
06:36, 06/03/2019

Which Box Do You Check? Some States Are Offering a Nonbinary Option As nonbinary teenagers push for driver’s licenses that reflect their identity, a fraught debate over the nature of gender has arrived in the nation’s ...
00:36, 05/29/2019

'I've yet to tell my agent': X-Men stars reveal why they won't work in certain US states Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
02:24, 05/29/2019

It’s Almost ‘529 Day,’ and States Say Don’t Forget This College Savings Gift The number of 529 accounts has grown in the past few years. But most people still haven’t heard of the plans or know about their tax benefits, researc...
14:00, 05/24/2019

They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States. Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock ma...
03:00, 05/09/2019

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials fo...
04:24, 07/19/2019

Emergency declared as US states brace for 40C-plus heatwave More than 200 million Americans were today warned about a "widespread and dangerous" heatwave this weekend with swathes of the country expected be as ...
08:36, 07/19/2019

Fitbit Ace 2 finally goes on sale in the United States for $70 Unveiled two months ago alongside three other wearable devices – Inspire, Inspire HR and Versa Lite, the Ace 2 is finally available for purchase in th...
13:24, 05/10/2019

Factbox: U.S. states with the most and fewest school shootings The shooting at a suburban Denver high school on Tuesday was the 1,369th incident in the United States since 1970, according to the K-12 School Shooti...
23:12, 05/08/2019

Group wants grizzly bears restored to more US states BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates are seeking a court order that would force U.S. officials to consider if grizzly bears should be restored to...
14:00, 06/27/2019

The best and worst states for working dads, according to WalletHub WalletHub has ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia: the best and worst for working dads. Massachusetts is number 1, Louisiana is last. &...
19:24, 06/14/2019

Which states have the highest and lowest property taxes? How much you pay in property taxes often comes down to which side of a line you’re on. It’s also another factor to consider while you hou...
04:24, 05/20/2019

States seek to cut off religious exemptions for vaccination Connecticut’s attorney general has given state lawmakers the legal go-ahead to pursue a measure that would keep parents from exempting their chi...
14:36, 05/06/2019

Walgreens to close about 200 stores in United States Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Tuesday it plans to close about 200 U.S. stores and expects to record related pre-tax charges of between $1.9 bi...
18:24, 08/06/2019

Here's the latest point in pregnancy you can get an abortion in all 50 states Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Multiple states have recently passed bills strictly limiting abortion after five to six weeks of pregnancy with limited ...
00:24, 05/22/2019

Nebraska measure could tip the number of states with casinos LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska voters may decide next year whether to legalize casino gambling in a ballot measure that could tip the number of states ...
06:48, 06/30/2019

Liberal Millionaires Will Spend Big in States in 2020 2020 will be a crucial election year not just for the roughly 55 percent of this country that wants Trump out, but for the possibility of any kind of ...
18:48, 05/06/2019

These states are producing the most renewable energy. Where does yours rank? Using data from the Energy Information Administration, 24/7 Wall St. identified the states producing the most renewable energy.    ...
09:48, 07/26/2019

These are America's worst states for business in 2019 By the numbers, these are America's worst states for business, according to a 2019 CNBC ranking released today. They received low marks for the q...
09:48, 07/10/2019

America's 10 most expensive states to live in 2019 These states are the most expensive places to live in America, according to CNBC's 2019 Top States for Business study released Wednesday. CNBC sc...
08:12, 07/10/2019

Germany's 16 states: North Rhine-Westphalia A cosmopolitan approach to life in Cologne, industrial heritage in the Ruhr region, open countryside in Westphalia: North Rhine-Westphalia is a state ...
01:24, 07/03/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying its marketing of the drug has fueled the crisis in th...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Huawei Watch GT and GT Classic are on sale in the states Huawei already has a couple of devices it sells that use its own operating system instead of Android. And they are both available in the U.S., on sale...
19:48, 06/09/2019

Empower states to lift people out of poverty Since President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty in 1964, the federal government has spent $23 trillion attempting to alleviate poverty. Today...
16:48, 08/19/2019

Factbox: Major shootings in the United States Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has ...
20:12, 08/04/2019

Which States Will Be Hit Hardest by Trump’s Tariffs on Mexico Tariffs on Mexican imports will ripple across the United States and could cause significant pain for consumers and businesses, even those far from the...
16:24, 06/05/2019

Walmart has more than 120 fast EV charging stations in 34 states Walmart has come a long way since it unveiled plans to add Electrify America chargers to its stores. The big-box retailer now has over 120 of the VW-...
12:12, 06/06/2019

Colorado's $100 insulin price-cap law considered by other states A new law in Colorado capping the price of insulin for insured patients at $100 per month has generated interest in other states because the price of ...
18:36, 06/07/2019

States where you’ll pay the most in electric bills. See how yours ranks 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data on the price of electricity in cents per kilowatt hour by state to determine where you pay the most in electric bills. &#...
06:00, 07/09/2019

Italy says six EU states will take in Open Arms migrants Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants from a rescue ship that Italy had...
12:12, 08/15/2019

1 in 5 states are dangerously unconcerned about skin cancer, is yours? May marks the start of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. As it heats up in Southern Arizona, it is important to remember to protect yourself from ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Democratic-Run States Are Experimenting With Healthcare, and It's Not Looking Good Slick California governor and ex-husband to the current girlfriend of the dumbest of the president’s sons Gavin Newsom is hitting the road to sell his...
10:12, 05/15/2019

Some rural states double down on attracting new residents With jobs unfilled and young people moving away, some rural states are doubling down on efforts to attract new blood by expanding programs that offer ...
05:48, 06/12/2019

For the first time since 2013, AT&T has the fastest 4G LTE network in the states PCMag takes its phones on an annual drive test throughout the country measuring dataspeed and other metrics for the four major U.S. carriers. This yea...
00:12, 06/22/2019

States sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile merger A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprin...
17:24, 06/11/2019

From Belarus to Bahrain, the small states going big on cryptocurrency When Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko met entrepreneur Viktor Prokopenya in March 2017, their discussion was scheduled to last for an hour bu...
00:12, 07/29/2019

States Add to Scrutiny on Google, Facebook, Other Big Tech State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms including Google and Facebook, based on concerns that large...
08:36, 06/07/2019

As measles returns, U.S. states look to cut vaccine exemptions Maine could soon prohibit parents from citing religious or personal beliefs to avoid vaccinating their children, making the U.S. state one of a half d...
12:12, 05/02/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Challenged by States A group of state attorneys general filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, a highly unusual challenge that comes as feder...
11:36, 06/11/2019

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the...
12:12, 06/11/2019

'I'm too high. Something's wrong.' Teens caught vaping marijuana in scary new trend As more teens vape, schools have struggled to keep the practice in check. Now, some schools are seeing a worrisome twist — students vaping marij...
11:36, 05/03/2019

Attorneys general from 33 states urge pot banking reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys general from 33 states are urging Congress to approve a bill intended to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system ...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Two dead, 768 ill amid Salmonella outbreak affecting 48 states, CDC says The CDC reports two separate outbreaks – one linked to contact with poultry in backyard flocks and one linked to contact with pig ear dog treats...
20:12, 07/24/2019

U.S. DOJ in talks with states to win support for T-Mobile, Sprint merger - WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is negotiating with state officials to get them to support a planned settlement that would allow T-Mobile US Inc and Sprin...
14:24, 07/25/2019

Bolton: United States wants to restart N. Korea talks U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said the country wants to reopen talks with North Korea as missiles it fired this month violated U.N. resol...
14:24, 05/25/2019

India Not Just About Hindi-Speaking States: Stalin's Message To BJP The DMK leader orchestrated a landslide Lok Sabha win for his party, leading them to victory in 37 of 38 seats; polling in Vellore, the state's one re...
05:00, 05/25/2019

DOJ to approve T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite 13 states trying to block it Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Justice Department plans to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger as part of a settlement involving the ...
10:24, 07/24/2019

Zogby: Trump behind in battleground states key to 2016 victory This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump opening his bid for reelection in poor shape nationally, unsure of action in Iran and on the...
14:12, 06/22/2019

Power returns to Caracas but other Venezuelan states still in the dark Venezuelans in Caracas woke up on Tuesday with the lights back on after the worst blackout since March knocked out power in half the country a day ear...
15:24, 07/23/2019