Daily Archives: October 5, 2012 - 5 results


Posted 2 years ago in Marijuana by Josh Crank  
Live from NORML — Western States Prepare for Marijuana Legalization Votes

Colorado, Oregon and Washington voters will have their say this November about whether their states should legalize marijuana for adult recreational use. Although the Oregon proposal is not polling well, the Colorado and Washington proposals have consistently polled above 50 percent for several weeks. At the 41st annual NORML national conference, activists working with the state campaigns shared their strategies, explained the effects on public opinion and revealed their concerns about the federal response in the event that one or …

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Live from NORML — Lifelong Republican Questions Party’s Pot Position

Ardent Texas Republican Ann Lee took heed when her government warned her of the dangers of marijuana, so she was taken aback when her son Richard told her that he was an equally ardent pot smoker. Speaking yesterday at the 41st annual NORML national conference, Lee explained seeing was believing when her son began using medical marijuana to effectively treat the severe spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed. But her conversion from anti-drug mother to outspoken marijuana activist did …

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Posted 2 years ago in Creditor/Debtor by Lawyers.com   
Prepaid Debit Cards Are Largely Unregulated

Prepaid debit cards continue to grow in popularity and usage. In 2009, consumers loaded $28.6 billion onto these cards. In 2011, the amount was $83.3 billion. By 2013, industry experts predict that the amount will be $201.9 billion. Consumers should be aware that the fast-growing pre-paid debit card industry is almost entirely unregulated.   Prepaid Debit Cards Prepaid debit cards are also known as reloadable debit cards. Consumers can buy them at stores and then load money onto them. The …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
FBI Designates Juggalos a Gang, Insane Clown Posse Sues

Bloods, Crips, Latin Kings and Juggalos? The latter, the unofficial name for the tattooed, rabid fan base of horror-core rock group Insane Clown Posse, have been classified as a “loosely-organized hybrid gang” by the FBI in their latest gang threat assessment. The band, known as ICP for short, is none too happy about the designation and is suing the FBI to find out what exactly their fans did to deserve such a label. Although the FBI report notes that crimes …

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Posted 2 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Michele Bowman  
Las Redes Sociales Ganan — y Pierden — Los Casos de Derecho Familiar

La omnipresencia de las redes sociales está probando ser una valiosa fuente de evidencia – pero no solo para los policías y los fiscales. Las redes sociales han comenzado a jugar un papel cada vez más y más importante en los casos de Derecho Familiar. Aunque puede divertir a sus amigos el que usted suba a Facebook fotos de sus últimas aventuras durante la hora feliz, y si bien es tentador el mencionar en Twitter en 140 caracteres o menos …

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