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It noted that in the handful of USA states where recreational marijuana use is legal, the minimum age was set at 21, in line with alcohol consumption. "Especially if people start widely using cannabis because we know THC remains in our system for a long time afterward". The government says it intends to bring other products, including pot-infused edibles, into the legalized sphere once federal regulations for production and sale are developed and brought into force.
  • Basit told India Today Kulbhushan evidence shared; MEA says none received

    Basit told India Today Kulbhushan evidence shared; MEA says none received

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    The Kulbhushan Jadhav case is a complex web of global espionage, with Pakistan claiming he was acting on behalf of India's primary foreign intelligence agency in the restive Balochistan province and India repudiating the claims. The worldwide norm is consular access, India and Pakistan have a bilateral agreement on consular access. "He was involved in sabotage and terror", Basit told the channel.
  • West Indies set record to beat Pakistan by four wickets

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    Instead of walking away from the team he had hand-crafted into one the best units to come out of Pakistan , Misbah made a decision to lead his team one last time on the tour of the West Indies to ensure that the transition to the next captain would be a smooth one.
  • PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar

    PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar

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    These projects include the launch of BHIM Aadhaar platform for merchants, cash back and referral bonus schemes for BHIM and declaring about 75 townships going less-cash. Meanwhile, dwelling on the importance India attaches to renewable energy, Modi said, "One of the sectors towards which we are devoting significant effort is the renewable energy sector, which is vital in the 21st century".
  • Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to hold Syria accountable for chemical account

    Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to hold Syria accountable for chemical account

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    Senior U.S. officials began preparing a military response by the next day, and dozens of Tomahawk missiles launched from Navy destroyers slammed into the Shayrat air base in Syria about 3:30 a.m. "We believe it fundamentally important not to let these actions happen again in the future". The U.N. special envoy for Syria is warning that the fragile peace process is "in grave danger" and is urging the United States, Russia and other key players to work for a real cease-fire and negotiations ...
  • `Misdirected´ strike in Syria kills 18 allied fighters, U.S. military says

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    It's hard to imagine how Russian Federation and the USA could agree on Syria after President Donald Trump called Assad "an animal" over the deadly attack, while Moscow has insisted on the Syrian leader's innocence. "If our USA colleagues and some European nations believe that their version is right, they have no reason to fear the creation of such an independent group", Lavrov said.
  • N. Korea army vows 'merciless' response to U.S. provocation

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    USA ally South Korea warned against any North Korean "provocation", such as a nuclear or missile test. "If the USA comes with reckless military maneuvers then we will confront it with the DPRK's pre-emptive strike". Konstantin Kosachev, the head of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the upper house of Russian parliament, said Friday "the most alarming thing about the current USA administration is that you can't be sure if it is bluffing or really going to implement its threats".
  • Four students injured in experimental rocket explosion at University of Idaho

    Four students injured in experimental rocket explosion at University of Idaho

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    An unknown type of fuel and a galvanized metal pipe were reportedly placed on top of a wooden pallet in a parking lot near the UI steam plants. The injured individuals were transported to Gritman Medical Center after the incident. Additional information about their condition was not known Thursday night. The university said in a statement that the explosion occurred at around 9:52 p.m.in the parking lot next to the steam plant at the Moscow campus.
  • Tillerson, Lavrov Meet in Moscow Amid Tensions

    Tillerson, Lavrov Meet in Moscow Amid Tensions

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    Lavrov, the Russians don't believe the [U.S.] intelligence", Mitchell shouted out to Tillerson's Russian counterpart from feet behind him. It was clear, though, that Lavrov didn't appreciate Mitchell's aggressive style. Thursday, 12:40 p.m.: This article originally stated NBC's Andrea Mitchell was the reporter in question, but Mitchell has told the Washington Free Beacon it was Washington Post reporter Carol Morello.