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New York Medical Marijuana Regulations

It’s not an April Fools Joke.  On March 31st, New York officially released its regulations for Medical Marijuana.  They can be found here: PDF. These are brand-new regulations, so their impact is still unclear, but here are some notable points.

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Sperm Donor or Father?

Four years ago, a Kansas man donated sperm, but now the courts want him to pay child support. Another example of how technology is several steps ahead of law, because these questions have yet to be fully answered.  If he

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NJ Medical Marijuana Clinic Opens

New Jersey has finally opened its first medical marijuana clinic in Montclair.  The Greenleaf Compassion Center (great name) opened its doors to the first twenty patients on December 6, 2012. The legal wrangling between the federal and state laws around

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DOT Random Drug Testing Rates Update

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has updated the random testing rates for the Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).  PHMSA now requires 25% testing starting in 2013.

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Marijuana Still Not Allowed For Truck Drivers

The DOT has announced that marijuana is still not allowed for truck drivers and others in safety-sensitive positions.  This is not a surprise, but the DOT felt that it was important to reinforce the message in light of recent state-level

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