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Canada’s New Recreational Cannabis Legislation (Bill C-45) Receives Royal Assent

In 2016, Canada’s federal government announced its plan to introduce legislation to legalize recreational marijuana use. On April 13, 2017, Bill C-45 (Cannabis Act), was introduced into the House of Commons and has now been passed by both the House of Commons … Continue reading

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Family of inmate who died in custody receives $750,000 (KGET 17 Bakersfield)

The county Board of Supervisors has agreed to pay $750,000 to the family of an inmate whose bruised and battered body was found hanging from a noose in his cell,… Read more detail on Legal News Directory – Family Law

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Sweepstakes Copywriter Receives 36-Month Prison Sentence for Role in Direct Mail Scheme

One of the early guilty pleas in the government’s crack-down on allegedly fraudulent sweepstakes and astrology direct marketing campaigns has received a 36-month prison sentence. This sentence against a supplier reflects the serious nature of the government’s investigation into these … Continue reading

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OSHA Receives Feedback on its Whistleblower Protection Program

This Tuesday, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) hosted a public meeting on whistleblower protections in the transportation industry at the Department of Labor headquarters. The meeting was organized by OSHA to obtain feedback from stakeholders about how it … Continue reading

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Justice Ginsburg receives Friendly Medal from American Law Institute

This afternoon Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg received the Henry J. Friendly Medal from the American Law Institute. The medal “recognizes contributions to the law in the tradition of Judge Friendly,” whom Chief Justice John Roberts today called “the greatest American … Continue reading

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