Police need more time before marijuana legalization

Canada’s police services say they will not be ready to enforce new marijuana legalization laws before next summer.Senior police officials appeared before the House of Commons health committee to ask for more time to properly train officers before the drug is legalized by Canada Day of next year.They say that there will be a period of six months to a year when police aren’t fully ready, which will allow organized crime to flourish.The House of Commons health committee is studying the federal government’s bill to make marijuana legal.

ISM corrects US factory index to show solid growth in May orders

by Christopher S. Rugaber, The Associated Press Posted Jun 2, 2014 8:49 am MDT ISM corrects US factory index to show solid growth in May; orders and production jump. WASHINGTON – The Institute for Supply Management has twice corrected its May manufacturing index to show that factories grew at a strong pace last month. The original report said that manufacturers had expanded at a weaker pace.The ISM’s manufacturing index for May now reads 55.4, up from 53.2 in the initial report. Any reading above 50 indicates expansion.The corrected figures show that measures of production and orders rose, rather than fell. Production surged to 61 from 55.7 in April. Factories added jobs, according to a gauge of employment, but at a slower pace. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more