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[District of Columbia] Judicial Nominations Fight to Flare Up

Senate is poised for a renewed fight over executive and judicial nominations, including President Barack Obama's three picks for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Oct 28, 2013 18:25
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[Canada] Pot smoker has licence to light up at condo

If the licence establishes on the basis of medical evidence that you have a disability requiring treatment by the smoking of marijuana, the corporation is not entitled to prevent that treatment.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Oct 4, 2013 00:56
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[District of Columbia] On Tape: Richard Nixon Talks Judicial Nominations

Now if you find some Jew that I think is great, put him on there." That sort of attitude might be relegated to history, but politics are still very much alive in the nomination and confirmation process, specifically now with President Barack Obama's thre
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Aug 22, 2013 17:02
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In D.C. Circuit, Lobbyists Fight Obama Lobbying Ban

lawyers for a half-dozen lobbyists contend the Obama administration's prohibition on federal lobbyists from sitting on agency boards and commissions has "punished" their clients.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added May 7, 2013 18:27
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China hit by extreme air pollution

A large swath of China has been gripped for days by what is being called an "airpocalyse," a prolonged spell of the worst air pollution on record in Beijing.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 15, 2013 23:33
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[California] The Climate Change Denying, Tobacco/DDT Advocate Henry Miller and the No on 37 Campaign

Today, the No on 37 campaign’s already tattered credibility was dealt yet another big blow with news that its “top scientist” is nothing more than a corporate shill willing to misrepresent himself and the University for which he works.
Current TV, LLC
added Oct 7, 2012 12:37
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A tobacco moment, a fiscal cliff, and a Grexit: All are examples of shorthand for hugely complex current economic and financial problems

The Economist quotes a chief executive of a multinational bank, “This is the banking industry’s tobacco moment,” and explains that the reference is to “the lawsuits and settlements that cost America’s tobacco industry more than $200 billion in 1998.”
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 5, 2012 22:27
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U.S. pushes for more scientists, but the jobs aren't there

, it seems awfully hard for people to find a job. Anyone who goes into science expecting employers to clamor for their services will be deeply disappointed.”
Washington Post
added Jul 7, 2012 23:05
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[California] COLLINS: It’s High Time For Weed On Campus

while the university may be right for banning smoking and tobacco products, as second-hand smoke kills 50,000 non-smokers every year, these strict policies shouldn’t fully affect the school’s future marijuana policies.
The UCSD Guardian
added Jan 9, 2018 03:03
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Toxic Grants: Food Companies Are Still Funding Biased Nutrition Research, Now Overseas

Tobacco companies pioneered these tactics decades ago, funding biased research that downplayed the risks of smoking, including studies published in the 1990s that dismissed fears of second-hand smoke. Fossil fuel companies have also played this game, fund
Inside Philanthropy
added Jan 5, 2018 21:22
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