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A Win For Medical Marijuana in California

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif., Aug. 30, 2011 — After a lengthy court battle, the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Two ruled against the city of Lake Elsinore in its efforts to prohibit medical marijuana dispensaries within its boundaries. In December of 2009, the City Council members of Lake Elsinore voted to ban medical marijuana operations in the city, which included ...

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Texas Supreme Court Decision Strengthens State’s Workers’ Comp Law

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Supreme Court of Texas issued a decision today in Texas Mutual Insurance Company v. Timothy J. Ruttiger that strengthens a law affecting millions of Texans—the Workers’ Compensation Act. The Court reversed the Houston Court of Appeals and rendered judgment that Mr. Ruttiger take nothing on his Insurance Code and Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act claims. Justice Phil Johnson wrote in strong terms ...

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Another Federal Court Declares Obamacare Mandate Unconstitutional

The 11th Circuit court of appeals in Atlanta has dealt another blow to Obama’s health care law ruling it unconstitutional to require Americans to purchase health insurance. The majority stated in its opinion that the mandate ” represents a wholly novel and potentially unbounded assertion of congressional authority: the ability to compel Americans to purchase an expensive health insurance product they ...

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