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California Pharmacist Pleads Guilty in Federal Court in Los Angeles to Illegal Distribution of Prescription Opioids and Laundering the Proceeds of the Illicit Sales

The government likes giving catchy names to certain  investigations. A recent federal and state investigation into corrupt pharmacies, for example, was called dubbed “Operation Faux Pharmacy.” One of the cases from this investigation has resulted in a pharmacist and pharmacy each … Continue reading

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New Hampshire State Courts Press On with Illegal Surcharge

In a blatant case of a governmental double standard at work, the state of New Hampshire charges a $3 surcharge on credit card transactions for court fees, fines and other legal fees. This fee is illegal, in truth, according to … Continue reading

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United States Supreme Court to Decide Whether Discrimination Based Upon Sexual Preference Illegal Under Title VII

Important Case Will be Given Great ConsiderationIs Employment Discrimination Based Upon Gender Identity or Sexual Preference Illegal?The Supreme Court announced today that it would decide whether Title VII (aka The Civil Rights Act of 1964) , America’s foremost anti-discrimination in … Continue reading

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ICO Issues GBP 400,000 Fine for Illegal Collection and Sharing of Personal Data

On April 9, 2019, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (the “ICO”) levied one of its most significant fines under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “DPA”) against pregnancy and parenting club Bounty (UK) Limited (“Bounty”), fining the company GBP 400,000. … Continue reading

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LEED Credit is Designed to Eliminate Illegal Wood in Buildings

The U.S. Green Building Council is being applauded for the release last week of the new pilot credit intended “to reduce the risk that illegally sourced, harvested or traded wood products are used in building.” The LEED BD+C: New Construction … Continue reading

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