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Initiative Urges Voluntary Term Limits for Future Justices

with the aim of urging any would-be nominee to pledge to serve a single 18-year term. The initiative, called Come to Terms, asserts that term limits are needed to increase accountability and reduce the politicization of the court, especially in the confir
National Law Journal
added May 28, 2015 08:03
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[Canada] Saskatchewan should make 21 the legal age to buy pot: Canadian Cancer Society

“We know that second-hand marijuana smoke has many of the same toxic chemicals that cigarette, tobacco, smoke has and so we’re very concerned about vulnerable groups like youth and children,” she said Tuesday. The organizations also say the government s
Canadian Press
added Nov 22, 2017 12:40
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[Canada] Pot Industry Expects Trudeau Rebuff on Branding and Promotion

“What you’re going to have is really boring packaging, for sure, which we’re not necessarily in favor of,” Linton said. He expects marijuana packaging rules will be more stringent than alcohol, but less restrictive than those for tobacco. “I think where
Bloomberg News
added Apr 19, 2017 22:05
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[Canada] Company buying Canadian medical journals is being sued for publishing junk science for profit

Two of Canada's most prestigious publishing houses for medical journals have been quietly bought up by an international publisher that is being sued by the U.S. government ... The takeovers have sent shock waves through the medical research community and
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Nov 6, 2016 13:59
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[Florida, Georgia] Fla. Atty Disciplined Over Bungled Wrongful Death Suit

Christopher M. Chesnut, who owns Atlanta-based The Chestnut Firm and was one of several attorneys who represented Cynthia Robinson...stemming from a grievance complaint by a mother Chestnut represented in a wrongful death suit over the fatal shooting of h
Law360
added Oct 28, 2015 16:40
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New Legal Synthetic Drug Epidemic Sweeps Smoke Shops Among Young Adults

known as "Blue Blossoms." Available at most smoke and head shops, this synthetic liquid when smoked through an electronic cigarette (e-cigarettes) creates psychological effects similar to marijuana, Spice/K2, and even ecstasy.
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2013 06:01
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[Canada, North Carolina] U.S. tobacco supplier acquires majority stakes in PEI, Ontario pot companies

A U.S. tobacco leaf merchant has acquired majority stakes in a PEI licensed medical marijuana producer and a cannabis company that is developing indoor growing operations in Ontario. Alliance One International Inc., based in North Carolina, says its subs
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:49
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[Canada] Nova Scotia amending 'Smoke-free Places Act' to address marijuana

The Nova Scotia government is looking to amend its Smoke-free Places Act in order to put more limits on where people can smoke tobacco and marijuana in the province. The province has been looking at how it could balance the legalization of recreational
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 28, 2018 04:30
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Why Canada's cannabis community needs vapour lounges

“Once legalization comes in, where are people supposed to smoke? In the park, or are they expected to go to an alleyway? Vapour lounges are a much more civilized way of dealing with a problem," says Abi Roach, founder of Hot Box Café.
NOW Magazine (ca)
added May 27, 2017 14:35
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A Supreme Court Victory for Internet Retailers

Ruling in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl, the court unanimously said businesses may go to federal court to challenge state laws seeking to collect taxes for in-state purchases from out-of-state Internet retailers.
National Law Journal
added Mar 5, 2015 18:03
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