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PODCAST - Inside Law - HIPAA Changes Overview by Emily Wey
GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Accused in Heart Attacks
Lawsuits Claim SSRIs Can Cause Severe Birth Defects
Hernia Patients in Pain as Skin Procedure Fails
Going on the Offense: Proactive Strategies to Reduce Uncertainty
Craft Beer Boom in Michigan
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Digital Health: Revolutionizing Healthcare
The Biggest Changes in HIPAA/HITECH Omnibus Rule & Recommended Action Steps—Ted Kobus
Hot Companies in Digital Health
Digital Health: Where is the Action for Entrepreneurs?
Corporate Law Report: Cybersecurity, CEO Social Media, New Workplace Laws, Healthcare Reform in 2013
Jennifer Abril on The Story of Fragrances
Obamacare May Be Headed Back to Supreme Court As Contraception Mandate Comes Under Fire
Supreme Court to Decide Whether or Not Human Genes Are Patentable
Election results and the Affordable Care Act – What can employers do now?
Corporate Law Report: Obamacare Deadlines, $13M for Exotic Dancer Misclassification, 2013 Medicare Taxes, More...
Will New Marijuana Laws Go Up In Smoke?
Stealth Lawyer: Tama Matsuoka Wong, Forager for Restaurant Daniel
Polsinelli Shughart Election Analysis and Legal Insight
In This Issue:
- General Legislative
- Agriculture and Food
- Budget and Appropriations
- Financial Services
In this LEVICK Daily video interview, we discuss an upcoming panel discussion at the 2013 BIO International Convention entitled, Going on the Offense: Proactive Strategies to Reduce Uncertainty. During the discussion, which...more
Ex-lawyer Tama Matsuoka Wong has a rather unusual job: she's the official forager for Daniel, the New York City restaurant of acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud. The former in-house counsel for Merrill Lynch had been gathering...more
Burned up Massachusetts landlords are fuming with concern over the state’s newly passed but hazy medicinal marijuana law. The law — rolling out Jan. 1 — grants medical marijuana users the right to grow a two-month supply of...more
Recently the U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued new Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations. Notably, the regulations formally address financing provisions for authorized sales to...more
Today on LEVICK Daily, we continue our examination of recent lawsuits filed against the food and beverage industry with Robert Hibbert, a Partner in the Washington D.C. office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Aggressive consumer...more
Jack Bonner, President of A2W – Advocacy to Win, discusses the recent deluge of food labeling lawsuits and outlines what companies in the crosshairs can do to protect their brands, reputations, and bottom lines. With...more
On August 22, 2012, the World Trade Organization welcomed Russia as its 156th member. As a result, Russia will lower its tariffs on imports of goods across all sectors of the economy and will reduce trade barriers. This will...more
The House is not in session on Monday, May 14, 2012. The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. On Tuesday the House will consider...more
The village of Interlaken is the latest area municipality to ban so-called “puppy mills." At its April 12 meeting, the Village Board enacted the ban as part of its overhaul of the entire village code, according to...more
In this issue:
General Legislative; Agriculture; Budget, Appropriations; Education; Energy; Environment; Financial Services; Health Care; Tax; and, Transportation.
Excerpt from General Legislative
WASHINGTON, March 14 (LID) – A bipartisan group of 55 members of Congress this week urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to require the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods.
The 45 House members and 10...more
In This Issue:
General Legislative - On Monday, March 12, the House will observe a constituent work week where members tend to their districts. The Senate will convene at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 12, for a period of...more
Chicagoans have reason to applaud an impressive 39% drop over the past five years in the number of city residents living in its “food desert,” those low-income neighborhoods where affordable and nutritious food is hard to...more
In January this year, a panel of experts, led by Dr. Neal Blewett, released its report entitled Labelling Logic - Review of Food Labelling Law and Policy (2011). The Report contained 61 recommendations. On 1 December, the...more
In this issue:
- Blewett Report Update
> Country of origin labelling under scrutiny
> GMO regulations in a state of flux
- Food Regulation
> Australia's gluten free laws out of step with international...more
Childhood overweight and obesity have reached epidemic proportions, with nearly one out of every three children in the United States being affected. That factors in the built environment are closely correlated to childhood...more
Criminal enforcement to become a much more important component of the FDA's enforcement program....more
Full text copy of California's Prop 19 initiative up for vote on November 2, 2010. If passed, Proposition 19 will in effect legalize marijuana in California. See text of the intiative for details.
This note discusses the interrelated nature of the problems of poverty and obesity, and argues that a truly comprehensive approach is necessary to effective address weight-related problems in the low income community....more
The town of Romulus, New York, has been lauded for issuing a moratorium on dog breeding facilities within its jurisdiction.
The New York State Humane Association and the group Animal Rights Mobilization commended Town...more
The town board didn’t hesitate Wednesday night to support the final draft of grape grower
Chris Verrill’s proposed “Right to Farm Law.”
Verrill, a planning board member who suggested such legislation several months ago,...more
Since advancements in science and technology have made possible the cloning of various farm animals, farmers and ranchers have begun to use this innovation to make their farming operations more profitable. These farmers view...more
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