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FBI Reclassifies Crimes of Animal Cruelty

The FBI has announced plans to reclassify animal cruelty in order to make it easier to track those who engage in violence against animals as young people. Previously, animal abuse charges were filed under “other” along with many other, lesser crimes, making animal abusers difficult to track and count. The FBI hopes the reclassification

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Women Acted as Housekeepers to Steal Jewelry, Cash

Orange County detectives say two women have been arrested who were posing as housekeepers in order to steal jewelry and cash from homes. Police say Sandra and Marie Rojas, two women related by marriage, would follow actual housekeepers from home to home in Orange County and enter after they left. If no one was

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Orange County Looks to Grant to Reduce Recidivism

Orange County is under pressure to reduce the number of inmates in its prisons. That’s motivating lawmakers to look at a new grant that would help reduce the number of inmates who commit crimes after spending time behind bars. The grant would distribute $500,000 to local non-government groups for the program. It targets juvenile

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How do I find a reputable dispensary?

The state of California made medical marijuana legal in 1996, but the framework for regulating marijuana production, labeling and quality control has lagged sorely behind. Only now is the Senate working on a bill to standardize growing and processing, and while Senate Bill 1262 is making its way through the amendment process, the State provides

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What You Need to Know About Driving While High

Much has been made of the similarities and differences between alcohol, a legal drug, and marijuana, legal in just a few states but still illegal under federal law. While advocates compare addiction and safety numbers, detractors talk gateways and health issues. No matter which side of the issue you’re on, even in states where

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Pot Farms Draining Northern California Creeks

Two University of Washington students created an app that will enable you to have medical marijuana delivered to your door. Canary, the creators say, is like Uber for marijuana. Uber is a cab service that enables users to find a cab near them and order a ride by bidding. The app will connect dispensaries

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As more people return to in-person work environments, laws specifically pertaining to employees’ right to be safe and comfortable in the workplace are increasingly relevant.

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