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To the Editor, The legalization of the sale of marijuana in Colorado is producing more than $2 million dollars of new tax revenue each month. Rhode Island and other states may soon follow suit and legalize marijuana (“Marijuana legalization would be very bad news for his dealer,” March 3, 2014). However, marijuana, like tobacco, can be very harmful to children. The sale of these products should be regulated to keep them out of the hands of children. more
ROCKVILLE, Md. – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has proposed an $11,200 civil penalty for East Providence firm Geisser Engineering Corp. for performing work at both a federal facility in the state and in Connecticut without obtaining proper permission. more
Alex and Ani LLC is being sued over the aborted sale of its since dissolved Seven Swords Media subsidiary. more
Personal finance site NerdWallet has determined that same-sex weddings will add $9 million to Rhode Island’s economy annually. more
A Pittsfield, Mass.-based discount travel business and its affiliate have been ordered by a court to stop using alleged deceptive marketing to sell travel memberships, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last month. more
The Region 1 director of the National Labor Relations Board has approved a settlement regarding workers’ complaints involving the Renaissance Providence Hotel. more
Starting in the spring, jewelry maker Alex and Ani will join 13 other companies in southern New England offering Roger Williams University School of Law students legal experience as part of a new externship program. more
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit this week against Darlington Fabrics of Westerly on behalf of a University of Rhode Island graduate student who said she was denied a summer internship because she is a medical marijuana patient. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council elected council officers, directors and trustees at its 71st annual meeting on Monday at the R.I. Convention Center. more
The executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said he is pleased that a federal district court judge has struck down a state law that makes it a crime to circulate anonymous political literature. more
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