Category Archives: Invasion of privacy

Senate Organization Chart for the 114th Congress

http://www.senate.gov/pagelayout/reference/e_one_section_no_teasers/org_chart.htm The Virtual Reference Desk provides resources about Senate Leadership, committees, and officers. Constitutionally Mandated OfficersPresident of the Senate   Background & List Virtual Reference Desk Page: Vice President President Pro Tempore   Background & List Virtual Reference Desk Page: President Pro Tempore Senate Elected Officers & Officials Chaplain   Background & List House and Senate Chaplains (pdf) …

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Alex Garland’s Black Lives Matter 2015: Activists March Through Seattle’s Central District in Protest for Police Accountability

http://thedignityvirus.com/2015/01/10/black-lives-matter-activsts-march-through-seattles-central-district-in-protest-for-police-accountability/ More than 150 activists marched from Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park to the King County Juvenile Detention Center on 12th Ave. in Seattle during a demonstration for police accountability. Activists took to the streets, stopping at several intersections along the way for moments of silence and speak-outs. Support was shown as the protest …

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Third Party Candidates Disagree on Legalizing Marijuana, Education Policy

http://politic365.com/2012/11/01/third-party-candidates-disagree-on-legalizing-marijuana-education-policy/   By Christopher Goins Four third party presidential candidates debated civil liberties, education policy, and drug policy among other topics last week at a debate hosted by the Free and Equal Elections Foundation. The debate was held last Tuesday, October 23, where participants Justice Party candidate Rocky Anderson, Green Party candidate Jill Stein, Constitution …

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Another Potential Outdoor Marijuana Cultivation Ban in California

 MMJ business Daily December 10, 2014 http://mmjbusinessdaily.com/another-possible-outdoor-cultivation-ban-in-ca-county/ More than 300 people, mostly medical cannabis patients and growers, attended a meeting in Yuba County, California, as supervisors considered a ban on outdoor marijuana cultivation. About 45 people spoke during the event in which supervisors considered three ordinances from other counties – Sacramento, Shasta and Fresno – …

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No Relationship Between Moderate Adolescent Cannabis Use, Exam Results or IQ, Large UK Study Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141020212410.htm Date: October 20, 2014 Source: European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Summary: A large UK study has found that occasional adolescent cannabis use does not lead to poorer educational and intellectual performance, but that heavy cannabis use is associated with slightly poorer exam results at age 16. A large UK study has found that occasional …

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Law Lets I.R.S. Seize Accounts on Suspicion, No Crime Required

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/law-lets-irs-seize-accounts-on-suspicion-no-crime-required/ar-BBbbfW3?ocid=mailsignout The New York Times SHAILA DEWAN October 26, 2014 © Angela Jimenez for The New York Times Carole Hinders at her modest, cash-only Mexican restaurant in Arnolds Park, Iowa. Last year tax agents seized her funds. ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa — For almost 40 years, Carole Hinders has dished out Mexican specialties at her modest …

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Washington State Attorney General’s Office Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse http://www.atg.wa.gov/prescriptiondrug.aspx#.VE57Q1dhBkg Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic in Washington state. There are more deaths annually from prescription drug abuse than from meth, cocaine, and heroin combined. What’s causing this epidemic? Drugs like OxyContin, Vicodin, and Methadone are now commonly prescribed for pain. Painkillers offer relief to millions of Americans but present a …

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University of Washington Infection Control Experts Prepare with Federal and Local Public Health Leaders

UW Medicine Twitter feed: https://twitter.com/UWMedicine http://hsnewsbeat.uw.edu/story/agencies-coordinate-plans-ebola-readiness UW Medicine, local and state health officials discuss Ebola response planning with the news media at an Oct. 6 press conference in Seattle. Susan Gregg As the news media has reported, West Africa is experiencing an ongoing outbreak of the Ebola Virus. The first U.S. patient recently diagnosed with …

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The Importance of Having Those Conversations About Cannabis

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Originally posted on Cannabis Patients Alliance:
Enjoying my morning coffee along the banks of the Platte River in 2011. 2011 was a life-changing year for my husband and me. After he got laid off from his job, we decided to put most of our worldly belongings into storage and take off with our 4 dogs in…

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Washington State Legislature Chapter 42.30 RCW OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT

http://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=42.30&full=true Chapter Listing RCW Sections 42.30.010 Legislative declaration. 42.30.020 Definitions. 42.30.030 Meetings declared open and public. 42.30.040 Conditions to attendance not to be required. 42.30.050 Interruptions — Procedure. 42.30.060 Ordinances, rules, resolutions, regulations, etc., adopted at public meetings — Notice — Secret voting prohibited. 42.30.070 Times and places for meetings — Emergencies — Exception. 42.30.075 …

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Washington State Legislature 2014 RCW 42.30.120 Violations

http://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=42.30.120 1) Each member of the governing body who attends a meeting of such governing body where action is taken in violation of any provision of this chapter applicable to him or her, with knowledge of the fact that the meeting is in violation thereof, shall be subject to personal liability in the form of …

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WSLCB List of Acceptable Pesticides for Growing Marijuana under I-502

From the Washington Cannabis Institute Administrator November 18, 2013: http://washingtoncannabisinstitute.com/list-of-acceptable-pesticides-for-growing-marijuana-under-i-502/ The rules governing the implementation of I-502 limit pesticides that may be used to produce recreational marijuana. The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) and the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) recently produced the list of acceptable pesticide products. Only authorized pesticide products may …

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State of Washington DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Guidance–BSA Expectations Regarding Marijuana-Related Businesses http://www.dfi.wa.gov/banks/pdf/guidance-marijuana-related-business.pdf

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Canna Law Blog™ They Said it On Marijuana, Quotable Saturday, Part XXXIII

http://www.cannalawblog.com/ By Canna Law Blog on October 11, 2014 Posted in General One of the things that has always fascinated us since we started our cannabis business law practice back in 2010, is how incredibly few lawyers have ever voiced any opposition — virtually zero. Lawyers are lawyers and that means we are legalistic and …

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Washington State Uniform Controlled Substances Act Chapter 69.50 RCW

RCW Sections http://app.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=69.50 ARTICLE I — DEFINITIONS 69.50.101 Definitions. 69.50.1011 Definition — Commission. 69.50.102 Drug paraphernalia — Definitions. ARTICLE II — STANDARDS AND SCHEDULES 69.50.201 Enforcement of chapter — Authority to change schedules of controlled substances. 69.50.202 Nomenclature. 69.50.203 Schedule I tests. 69.50.204 Schedule I. 69.50.205 Schedule II tests. 69.50.206 Schedule II. 69.50.207 Schedule III …

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Washington State Department of Ecology Marijuana Licensing and the Environment

With the passage of I-502, businesses and communities are seeking information about what impacts recreational marijuana (cannabis) growers and processors may have on the environment and what environmental permits might be required in the state of Washington. Licensing General licensing questions are addressed by the state Liquor Control Board. Permits are site specific As with …

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United States 2014 Elections Schedule

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Stoner Slut Shaming – Women, Weed and the Great Divide

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Originally posted on The Stoner Girls' Guide:
By: Tracy Curley Photo by ARTiste 2013 Why are we trying to control the image and perception of the female cannabis user? Recently I had a male activist, someone I felt was a friend, hit on me in a gross and insulting way. Later that weekend when I…

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Leon Panetta on Fighting ISIS: $1.1 Billion Dollars Already Spent, *30 Years of War* to Come

http://rt.com/news/193780-isis-billion-30-panetta/ As the Pentagon reports spending of over $1 billion on bombing ISIS in Iraq and Syria, ex-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the fight against the Islamist movement may take as long as 30 years. Since mid-June, when militants from the Islamic State (also known as ISIS, or ISIL) launched their lightning offensive in Iraq, …

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Attorney General Eric Holder to Step Down

http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/politics/eric-holder-resigning-as-attorney-general-breaking-news/article/405346 By Brett Wilkins     11 mins ago in Politics Washington – United States Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation on Thursday, ending a tumultuous six-year tenure marked by progress as well as by heated partisan controversy and constant battles with conservatives over his policies and actions. The nation’s first black attorney general …

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