Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press | Posted Oct 3rd - 8:51pm
Thousands of legal medical marijuana plants are growing under lights in a warehouse in Albion, a small Illinois city whose residents are more familiar with corn and soybeans. Ataraxia, which runs the facility, was the state's first cultivation company allowed to start growing plants. It has started harvesting and will be the first to deliver to licensed dispensaries throughout the state by mid-October. The Associated Press was given exclusive access to see the crop.
Bruce Smith, Associated Press | Posted Oct 3rd - 4:51pm
While there's more freedom of the press for Latin American media under democracies than the dictatorships once common in the region, drug cartels pose a threat to such freedoms, Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa said Saturday.
The Nebraska Board of Education has approved seeking state money for a comprehensive health program that includes sex education instead of through a private grant from a foundation that has been criticized for supporting Planned Parenthood.