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Louisiana Legislature Partially Extends Sales Tax Hike, Fate of Online Sales Tax Still Uncertain

The Louisiana legislature partially renewed the state’s sales tax to 4.45 percent at the end of June after holding a special legislative session to address the state’s expected revenue shortfall for fiscal year 2019. A temporary sales tax increase from … Continue reading

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California Legislature Working Feverishly To Avert Privacy Ballot Initiative

We have previously reported a ballot initiative known as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), that is expected to be on the November ballot.  If passed, it would make sweeping changes to consumer privacy protection rights for Californians, … Continue reading

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Bill Pending in New Jersey Legislature Would Protect Employment of Medical Marijuana Patients

New Jersey is among the majority of the states in the U.S. in allowing, under the supervision of a doctor, the possession and use of marijuana for medical purposes. The New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (CUMA), N.J. Rev. … Continue reading

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Article on How the 2017 Texas Legislature Modernized Durable Powers of Attorney

Gerry W. Beyer and Lora Davis recently published an Article entitled, How the 2017 Texas Legislature Modernized Durable Powers of Attorney, Wills, Trusts, & Estates Law eJournal (2018). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: The 2017 Texas Legislature… … Continue reading

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Maine legislature final enacts framework for regulating marijuana sales 18 months after initiative vote for legalization

As reported in this local article, on Wednesday the Maine legislature "overturned a veto by Gov. Paul LePage that would have again stalled the legal sale of recreational marijuana, moving Maine a major step closer to launching a legal retail … Continue reading

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