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Medical Marijuana: How to Deal with the Conflict between Federal and State Laws

According to the Supreme Court, an important virtue of our federalist system of government is that "a single courageous State may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the ...
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How to Establish Medical Marijuana Regulations in Florida That Are Conducive to Start-Up Dispensaries

History was recently made in the Florida Senate, when legislators for the first time passed a bill to legalize low-THC medical marijuana that treats intractable epilepsy in children. The marijuana must contain less than .3% THC (the compound responsible for ...
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The Death Penalty Should be Abolished by All 32 States that Still Enforce It

"I will believe in the death penalty when you will prove to me the infallibility of human beings." Marquis de La Fayette (1757-1834) A recent two-year study led by Mark White, former governor of Texas; Gerald Kogan, former chief justice ...
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Many People Die in States that Refuse to Accept the Federal Government’s Money to Expand Medicaid

Most doctors (other than chiropractors and orthopedic doctors) will not see uninsured patients even if they sign a letter of protection that promises payment when the case is settled. This is most likely due to the fact that cases often ...
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Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal In Every State

The federal government’s official position is that marijuana, as a Schedule 1 substance, has no medical value. Nothing could be further from the truth. Even many of the most ardent critics of medical marijuana do not agree with the Schedule ...
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Toyota and General Motors Put Profit Before Safety and Pay the Price

Toyota Motor Corp. will pay $1.2 billion in what U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said was the largest criminal penalty ever levied on an automaker in the U.S. to settle a criminal investigation. The sudden unintended acceleration led to the ...
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DUI Manslaughter – Mario Careaga’s Alleged Crime

22-year old cheerleader Nancy Lopez-Ruiz had just been hired by the Miami Heat for a dancing job. She was supposed to start performing publicly in October 2010. Before she had a chance to begin her dancing career, 46-year old Mario ...
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Elder Fraud on the Rise

The number of Americans over the age of sixty, complaining about fraud, has almost doubled since 2008, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Why is it that the elderly population is being taken advantage of more than any other age ...
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Chinese Dry Wall

In the case of the Chinese Dry wall distributors, Knauf plasterboard and their German partners, this company is in the hot seat after dozens of homeowners began complaining of certain ailments after their new dry wall had been installed by ...
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