Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Monday signed into law a bill legalizing smoking medical marijuana. In a statement, the governor said that in 2016 over 70 percent of Florida voters approved medical marijuana. He went on to thank his colleagues in the legislature for ensuring the will of the voters is upheld. DeSantis also signed [...]

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West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and former Bishop Michael Bransfield for knowingly employing child sexual abusers. The Diocese operates six high schools and 19 elementary schools in the state. The Diocese published a report in November that listed 18 priests who have been credibly accused of [...]

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Oregon’s House of Representatives approved a bill Monday that would ban the use of hydraulic fracturing for the exploration of or production of oil and gas in Oregon. The bill was passed by a vote of 42-12. If passed by the Senate and signed into law, the bill would ban fracking until January 2, 2030. [...]

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The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that maritime tort law permits manufacturers to be sued for modifications to their products made by a third party when those modifications are known by the manufacturer. The suit was brought by two veterans, Kenneth McAfee and John DeVries, who alleged that they were exposed to asbestos while enlisted [...]

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The US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) told a federal judge on Monday that Elon Musk’s tweet concerning Tesla Inc.’s production targets violated the settlement agreement with the SEC and an unambiguous court order approving the terms of the settlement. The SEC filed a motion in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York in February, requesting to [...]

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An Israeli court ruled Sunday against a local bank that attempted to close accounts linked to Bitcoin over money laundering concerns. Judge Limor Bibi of the Tel Aviv District Court found the bank’s argument against depositing funds it suspected to be tied to criminal activity sound but rejected the bank’s request to close the account and [...]

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