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Border official: still illegal to bring pot to US

October 17, 2018

US officials are reminding travelers that it remains illegal to bring marijuana into the United States at border crossings despite the legalization of the drug in Canada. (Oct. 17)

Canada to pardon small-scale pot convictions

October 17, 2018

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says Canada's government will introduce legislation to let people apply for a pardon of small-scale marijuana possession convictions — as long as they've finished their sentence. (Oct. 17)

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October 17, 2018

Here's the latest for Wednesday October 17th: Pompeo meets with Turkish President to discuss Saudi journalist; Cruz and O'Rourke meet in Texas Senate debate; More rain in flooded Texas areas; Marijuana becomes legal in Canada.

Legal marijuana sales begin in Canada

October 17, 2018

Canada has become the largest country with a legal national pot marketplace. At least 111 legal pot shops are expected to open across the nation of 37 million people on Wednesday. (Oct. 17)

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