May 13, 2021

US Senate panel kills bill allowing use of marijuana derivative

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BY KIMBERLEE KRUESI Associated Press From News Observer BOISE, IDAHO – A proposal to legalize oil extracted from cannabis plants is likely dead for the year after a group of lawmakers on Monday broke out in turmoil during a last-minute attempt to advance the bill. Republican Sen. Tony Potts asked the Senate Health and Welfare […]

North Carolina Anti-LGBT Law is ‘Slap in the face,’ says professor who filed suit

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By Karen Sloan, From The National Law Journal A new North Carolina law that rolls back protections for gay and transgender people has created an uproar, with elected officials and corporate leaders from across the country calling for its repeal. Governors from three states have banned most official travel to North Carolina in response to […]