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NJ Gov. Vetoes Employer Facebook Password Request Ban

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday vetoed a law passed by the legislature that would ban employers from asking for the social media passwords of workers and applicants. Christie said that he would sign the bill if it were amended to exclude some of its more restrictive components. New Jersey would have been the eighth state to stop businesses from snooping into their current or prospective employees’ Facebook and Twitter accounts, although the Jersey law would have gone several …

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Posted 4 years ago in Crime Editors Picks Government Marijuana by Josh Crank  
States Across the Nation Consider Legalizing Marijuana

Numerous states are considering bills to legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes, building on the momentum of historic legalization measures approved by voters in Colorado and Washington. Alabama, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina and Oklahoma all have medical marijuana legalization bills pending in the current legislative session. Though some of the efforts have stalled early — Kansas’ bill likely won’t get a hearing due to lack of support on the Senate Health …

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