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Cannabis promoter gets $4 million fine from SEC after allegedly misleading investors

Cannabis promoter gets $4 million fine from SEC after allegedly misleading investors

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Colorado is full of leaders in the marijuana industry thanks to the state’s early legalization of the plant. Some have used their position in the industry to mislead consumers unfortunately and have been met with harsh penalties. Jef...
State tracking error leads to mold and recall of moldy marijuana

State tracking error leads to mold and recall of moldy marijuana

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Nine marijuana dispensaries in Colorado issued recalls in November after the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division declared its tracking system showed incorrect testing statuses. Westword reports a METRIC software update caused a glitch ...
Colorado Supreme Court rules DUI offenders can still use medical marijuana

Colorado Supreme Court rules DUI offenders can still use medical marijuana

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A DUI alcohol conviction in Colorado can come with numerous setbacks including a loss of driver’s license, costly fines and even jailtime. Medical marijuana patients however are allowed to continue to ingest cannabis even if they hav...
Cops say they seized 106 pounds of marijuana. They were wrong and seized something completely legal

Cops say they seized 106 pounds of marijuana. They were wrong and seized something completely legal

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The New York City Police Department seized what they called 106 pounds of marijuana recently, going as far as posing with the bags and sharing the photo on social media. “Officers Greenidge and Ganshaw from the (NYPD 75 Precinct) use...
Lawsuit challenges Trump administration's social media screening for visa applications

Lawsuit challenges Trump administration's social media screening for visa applications

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Under current U.S. laws, anyone applying for a U.S. visa from abroad is required to register their social media accounts with the U.S. government, including accounts that are run with a pseudonym. As the New York Times reports, the law req...
Brooklyn D.A. says these police officers have credibility issues

Brooklyn D.A. says these police officers have credibility issues

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The Gothamist reports the Brooklyn D.A.’s office identified 53 cases between 2008 and 2019 where 47 officers had their testimony discredited or questioned by judges. The Brooklyn D.A. also identified seven officers whose honesty they ...
Federal government says there were 2.8 million workplace injuries and illnesses in 2018

Federal government says there were 2.8 million workplace injuries and illnesses in 2018

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When people think of injuries on the job, scenes of explosions at energy plants and heavy machinery at a construction site often come to mind. But federal statistics show that jobs as clerks or stocking merchandise come with their own risk...
To target immigrants for deportation, ICE created a fake university

To target immigrants for deportation, ICE created a fake university

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America’s colleges attract the brightest minds from all over the world, with many foreign-born students seeking to expand their knowledge in this great nation. Traditionally, colleges are seen as a safe haven for those looking to lea...
Florida lawmaker seeks to upgrade flashing, indecent exposure from a misdemeanor to a felony

Florida lawmaker seeks to upgrade flashing, indecent exposure from a misdemeanor to a felony

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A Florida senator is seeking to make flashing a felony. State Sen. Linda Stewart announced she is pushing to increase penalties for flashers after the Orange County Sheriff’s Office after receiving reports that a man exposed himself ...
West Florida leads South Florida when it comes to DUI convictions

West Florida leads South Florida when it comes to DUI convictions

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When you think of South Florida, partying and sunshine are usually among the top images that come to mind. Fun can quickly become tragedy however and thoughts of the fast life in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties are often followe...
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