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Pesticide Firms Use Tobacco Playbook to Spin Bee Crisis

In an appeal to reporters and the media, the "Follow the Honey" report urges awareness of these tobacco-style tactics being used to "deflect blame from pesticides." And it asks how long the public will allow these tactics to "delay meaningful action in p
PR Watch
added May 12, 2014 11:50

[Massachusetts] Marshfield Town Meeting voters ban public marijuana consumption

Marshfield Town Meeting voters approved a bylaw that would ban public consumption of marijuana on Marshfield's streets, but still allow qualified patients to consume the drug in public in non-smoking forms Monday, May 5.
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 15, 2014 11:08

LEE: The Fatter the Wallet, the Louder the Voice

Politicians on both sides get set for the dole-outs post- 'McCutcheon,' and democracy is the loser....Permitting the wealthy few to monopolize the "marketplace of ideas," and drown out the voices of the nonwealthy many sways officials to forsake constitu
National Law Journal
added May 7, 2014 13:17

[Montana] Neighbor's Marijuana Smoking Can Be Annoying To Some

But say your neighbor is in their backyard and you cannot see them smoking but you can smell it and the smoke is coming onto your property, well then that is considered a public nuisance.
KULR - Ch. 8
added May 6, 2014 10:30

Ex-Justice John Paul Stevens Presses for Campaign Finance Reform

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens appeared before a Senate committee Wednesday for the first time since his confirmation hearings nearly 39 years ago, advocating for a constitutional amendment for campaign finance reform.
National Law Journal
added May 1, 2014 19:14

LAMPERT: OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: Pilgrim's Cancers – 'Tobacco Science' versus fact

Industries that can harm the public have “tobacco scientists” and lobbyists to promote their message. The Pilgrim nuclear plant is no exception, and denies the pattern of radiation-linked cancers and disease around it.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Apr 27, 2014 12:39
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[California] The Real House Candidates of Beverly Hills

I met with Waxman last month in the Rayburn House Office Building. His wall is clogged with copies of the landmark bills he played a big role in writing — the Clean Air Act, the Tobacco Control Act and the Affordable Care Act, among others.
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2014 08:48

D.C. Federal Judges Honor Law Firm Pro Bono Service

Arnold & Porter senior counsel … said attorneys there performed 106,000 hours of pro bono work last year. "We are so proud of those stats," … Kirkland & Ellis. … O'Melveny & Myers…Covington & Burling; … Jones Day…Skadden, Arps
National Law Journal
added Apr 24, 2014 11:52

Neil Eggleston Picked for White House Counsel

W. Neil Eggleston, a white-collar defender in Kirkland & Ellis' Washington office, was named Monday the next White House counsel. Eggleston was picked to replace Kathryn Ruemmler, a former Latham & Watkins partner who plans to stay at the post until mid-M
National Law Journal
added Apr 22, 2014 10:26

Study Says Legal Marijuana Encourages Teens to Smoke—Suncoast Rehab Center Details Legalization’s Influence on Teen Perception

While proponents of recreational marijuana have continuously lobbied for its legalization, Suncoast Rehab Center pushes for its ban after a recently published study found that pot’s legalization would likely increase its use among teens.
PR Web
added Apr 21, 2014 16:12
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