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Marijuana legalization bill clears House panel in Delaware

Napa Valley Register 27 Jan 2022
(AP) — A Democrat-led House committee voted mostly along party lines Wednesday to release a bill legalizing recreational marijuana use by adults in Delaware ... The bill legalizes possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by adults ...
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SC Senate begins medical cannabis debate

The Post and Courier 27 Jan 2022
COLUMBIA — South Carolina senators began their debate on legalizing medical marijuana by hearing an impassioned plea from the bill's sponsor that it will help people in pain. “This is going to be a different cannabis bill,” Beaufort Republican Tom Davis told his colleagues Jan ... “They’re acting like this is legal now,” Davis said.
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At Capitol, it's ready, fire, aim

The Citizens' Voice 27 Jan 2022
The bill provides standing for anyone to sue against municipal gun safety ordinances, and would require local governments to pay the plaintiffs’ legal bills if the city loses in court ... gun lobbyists suing, and Scrantonians paying their legal bills if the city should lose.
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Walz details public safety and health priorities, including legalizing recreational marijuana

Pioneer Press 27 Jan 2022
Walz in the past said he would sign a legal recreational marijuana bill into law, but with opposition in the Republican-controlled Senate, the legislation has never reached his desk. The Minnesota House in 2021 approved a bill legalizing marijuana for recreational use and expunging prior convictions for low-level possession.
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Senate passes bill delaying WA Cares

Sunnyside Daily Sun 27 Jan 2022
(The Center Square) – The Washington State Senate on Wednesday afternoon passed a bill to delay payroll tax collections for the WA Cares mandatory long-term care program funded by an added 0.58% payroll tax on workers. House Bill 1732 – which pushes out collection of the tax until ...
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Walz backs pot legalization in budget recommendations

Grand Forks Herald 27 Jan 2022
Walz in the past said he would sign a legal recreational marijuana bill into law, but with opposition in the Republican-controlled Senate, the legislation has never reached his desk ... The Minnesota House in 2021 approved a bill legalizing marijuana for recreational use and expunging prior convictions for low-level possession.
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Report: North Carolina nonprofit hospitals billed charity care patients millions, despite tax breaks

Ashe Post & Times 27 Jan 2022
Instead, some hospitals sent out bills to the most vulnerable residents of our state ... "The rest either operate in a legal loophole that prevents transparency, or they claimed to have sent poor patients $0 in bills, sometimes without providing sufficient evidence of more robust mechanisms to avoid billing the poor," researchers wrote.
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Indiana lawmakers advance bill targeting K-12 curriculum

Herald-Standard 27 Jan 2022
The bill now heads to the Senate, where it could be taken up as early as next week ... Ed DeLaney of Indianapolis — who said the bill would lead to increased litigation — would have made the state responsible for legal fees, rather than school districts ... That’s what this bill proposes — put our kids, and their minds, and their futures to sleep.”.
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Mississippi’s strict felony voting ban unlikely to be addressed in 2022 session

Greenwood Commonwealth 27 Jan 2022
Lawmakers typically pass few, if any, suffrage bills g restoring the right to vote, and current Gov ... But it is not likely those bills will garner any consideration this session ... At a hearing Bain held last year, many legal experts argued that instead of changing the Constitution, lawmakers could pass a bill to restore voting rights en masse.
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What you need to know about marijuana in Missoula

Longview News-Journal 27 Jan 2022
Marijuana is now legal to purchase for recreational use in Montana for those aged 21 years or older with a valid photo ID. Legalization was met with celebration by some, along with many questions about how to go about using cannabis legally ... According to House Bill 701, which legalized recreational marijuana, dispensaries cannot open before 9 a.m.
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SC senator gets 7-year wish for medical marijuana debate

Beaumont Enterprise 27 Jan 2022
The Senate unanimously agreed to debate the bill by the Republican from Beaufort until it gets a vote one way or the other ... "If you’ve got other ideas, if you've got ways to make this bill better, I’m up for that," Davis said ... Davis is adamant that the goal of this bill is not to open the door to legalizing recreational marijuana.
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‘I am the hope’: City leaders, community members unite to curb violence

Indianapolis Recorder 27 Jan 2022
House Bill 1077, which was approved by the House by a vote of 64-29 Jan ... Notably, many of the law enforcement officers present at the hearing earlier this month expressed concerns about their ability, if the bill passes, to determine whether someone can legally carry a handgun during traffic stops without a permit requirement.
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Australian Bank to launch court action in Greece against Bill Papas

Greek City Times 27 Jan 2022
Westpac has won approval from an Australian court to launch legal action in Greece to execute freezing orders over the international assets of alleged fraudster Bill Papas ... Bill Papas, Westpac ... Rozelle home of alleged fraudster Bill Papas sold for $4.4 million ... Bill Papas appears at Xanthi FC game in Greece despite arrest warrant.
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San Jose votes to be first US city to mandate gun liability insurance

Gulf Daily News 27 Jan 2022
The bill is subject to a final "reading" by the council next month, a step considered largely perfunctory, before it becomes law ... The California Rifle & Pistol Association said on Twitter that it was preparing a legal challenge, calling the ordinance an unconstitutional measure that criminals would ignore.
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Large percentage of NY municipalities won’t allow legal weed sales

New York Post 27 Jan 2022
marijuana legalization. Arizona sees higher than expected pot tax revenue in 1st year of legal sales. Bezos blunts? Amazon endorses GOP bill that would legalize marijuana on federal level ... Some of Long Island’s most popular summer hot spots aren’t high on legal weed sales.
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