Tag Archives: Prohibition

Examining state medical marijuana programs and historic links to alcohol prohibition

A set of students in my Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform seminar are taking a deep dive into state medical marijuana programs this coming week. Here is how they explain their planned presentation and links to some background reading: For … Continue reading

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Perhaps not realizing federal law imposes prohibition, commentary urges someone to "implement a two-year moratorium on further legalization and commercialization of marijuana"

This notable new Hill commentary authored by psychiatrist Mitchell Rosenthal, headlined "To ensure public health and safety, impose a two-year moratorium on marijuana legalization," is somewhat sensible as a matter of public policy and is somewhat clueless in light of … Continue reading

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ESMA extends prohibition on binary options

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced that it is renewing the prohibition on the marketing, distributing or sale of binary options to retail clients. The prohibition has been in effect since 2 July 2018, and will extend … Continue reading

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HHS removes sex discrimination prohibition language from civil rights office website

Sunlight Foundation: “The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights has altered messaging on its website related to Section 1557, the provision of the Affordable Care Act prohibiting discrimination, including sex discrimination. Advocates and experts say the … Continue reading

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Soucek on a Religious Exemption Challenge to the FDA Prohibition on Gay Men Donating Blood

Brian Soucek (University of California, Davis – School of Law) has posted The Case of the Religious Gay Blood Donor (William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: The Food and Drug Administration prohibits sexually active gay men … Continue reading

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