Why Is a Farmer Who Sells Extra Milk From His One Cow to Neighbors Being Sued By the State of Maine?
The lawsuit also challenges a 'local food and community self-governance' ordinance.
December 7, 2011 |
This is the first in a two-part series by the Center for Media and Democracy's Food Rights Network (FRN) about challenges to local food sovereignty across the United States. You can read the second oneRead more »
"Weed Wars" business gets $2.5M tax bill
Over the past 15 years, more than a dozen states have legalized marijuana for medical use, easing pain and helping the seriously ill.
But, reports CBS News correspondent John Blackstone, the federal government claims what began as a humanitarian effort is becoming a criminal enterprise.Read more »
Thirteen of 16 people arrested Tuesday on charges of violating the new road safety ordinance pleaded guilty in court today.Guilty of being homeless,unemployed,hungry.
Judge Thomas Dannheisser sentenced them to time served.
Sobriety checkpoint results in fine for a man daring to travel with "untaxed cigarettes" in his possession.Read more »
Troopers operating a sobriety checkpoint Friday night at the Mattydale Thruway exit charged a man with possession of untaxed cigarettes, a misdemeanor, after they noticed he had a box filled with nearly 30 cartons of cigarettes in his car.Read more »
Automated ticketing vendor American Traffic Solutions (ATS) filed suit Tuesday against Knoxville, Tennessee for its failure to issue tickets for turning right on a red light -- and that is costing the company a lot of money. A state law took effect in July banning the controversial turning tickets, but the Arizona-based firm contends the law should not apply to their legal agreement with the city, which anticipated the bulk of the money to come from this type of tickets.Read more »
Should We Tax Soda?
The Senate is considering various ways to pay for a health care system overhaul. One option is to start taxing things that are contributing to health problems such as obesity, and sodas are in the cross-hairs.
From The Wall Street Journal:Read more »
NYC filed a lawsuit to sue a shop who sells cigarettes rolled in the store by the purchaser.Read more »
Professor Murray Sabrin spills the beans on why Congressman Ron Paul is disregarded by the Media Establisment.Read more »
In three straight recent weekly addresses, Republicans have asserted that “excessive government regulations” are keeping businesses from creating jobs.
On the contrary, recent government data proves that in the third quarter of 2010 only 0.4 percent of jobs were lost due to government regulations or intervention.Read more »
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