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Going 'green' for PTSD victims

May 19, 2016

By Marie E. Matyjaszek On April 20, people celebrate the king of all things green – marijuana. And on Weed Day,  Colorado’s Department of Health and Environment agreed to provide funding for a groundbreaking marijuana study. The DEA (Drug ...

Medical marijuana and taxes are a 'growing concern' in U.S.

May 19, 2016

Medical marijuana dispensaries and grower businesses face many concerns when it comes to filing federal income taxes, according to tax attorney Venar Ayar. Dispensary businesses are “nearly six times” more likely to be audited by the IRS than U.S. ...

Few attorneys could match his legal flair

May 19, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief He was a poor boy from Alabaster who grew up to rival the likes of Clarence Darrow, the legendary lawyer known for his courtroom duel with William Jennings Bryan in the 1925 "Monkey Trial." William Henry Gallagher, ...

How to defuse threats against legal professionals

May 19, 2016

Nancy Crotti The Daily Record Newswire MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- Much has been written about security for law offices in the wake of the April 7 shooting death of 23-year-old clerk Chase Passauer in his employer's St. Paul law office. Lawyers have good reason to ...

MY TURN: An 'invasion' that some believe is worth seeing

May 19, 2016

As summer slowly - ever so slowly - approaches, so does the thought that I may never become a grandparent. As the father of one unattached son, now in his mid-30s, I have been told by friends that "grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from ...

Law Life: Burned out? Take these steps to recharge

May 19, 2016

Shawn Healy The Daily Record Newswire There are few things more discouraging than to invest significant time and effort in your career, only to want to quit because you feel burnt out. Burnout is a common yet preventable experience among hardworking professionals. ...