Wells & Drew

Butte Legislator Reveal Looming Crackdown on Medical Marijuana

03/23/2011 State Rep. Jon Sesso, a Democrat from Butte, on Friday revealed to the Montana Bar Association a looming crackdown on medical marijuana by the Legislature. Sesso, the minority leader of the House, who spoke to a lawyers’ group in
Learn more

F.D.A. Urged by Advisory Panel to Re-examine Menthol in Cigarettes

03/22/2011 A federal advisory panel said on Friday that removing menthol cigarettes from the market would promote public health in the United States. However, they stopped short of recommending to the Food and Drug Administration to take any specific action,
Learn more

Keith Brooks Hired by BigSquare Solutions as Director of Sales

Keith Brooks Hired by BigSquare Solutions as Director of Sales BigSquare Solutions recently introduced Keith Brooks as its new Director of Sales and Marketing. He will be responsible for all legal and professional service organizational sales activities all throughout the
Learn more

Uresti’s Space Flight Liability Bill Passed By Senate

03/22/2011 The space flight liability bill of Sen. Carlos Uresti was passed by the Texas Senate on Tuesday. The Senator called the passage of the bill a milestone in the countdown towards the launch of the space tourism industry in
Learn more

Calls For “Fixes” Of Legal Migrant Worker Programs Intensify

03/21/2011 Right now, there are many jobs that need to be filled in the agriculture and seafood industries in Louisiana. If U.S. citizens will not pick up the paychecks, there are a lot of migrant works poised to grab at
Learn more

State of Kansas Braces for More Trouble with the Casino Industry

03/21/2011 Kansas can really be a difficult state when it comes to expansion of casino gambling operations. Although the voters in the state already authorized 4 state-owned casinos a couple of years ago, the Kansas Lottery Commission has yet to
Learn more

Sweeping Revisions in Copyright Law Sought by the White House

03/21/2011 The White House today has proposed a comprehensive revision to the U.S. copyright law. Officials wanted to classify “illegal streaming” of audio or video a federal felony and authorize FBI agents in wiretapping suspected infringers. The Obama administration, in
Learn more

Free E-Learning Website for Lawyers Launched by Lawline.com

03/20/2011 The legal industry has witnessed the price of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) slowly decrease over the past decade. Instead of holding on more firmly to their content and with courses concealed behind fees, a different approach was taken by
Learn more

Internet Tax Law Passed by Illinois House

03/20/2011 The controversial HB 3659, or the Internet affiliate marketing tax of Illinois, was signed into law by Governor Quinn on March 10, 2011. HB 3659’s affiliate marketing language was introduced and passed in both Houses within 30 hours of
Learn more

Lextron, Inc and Animal Health International, Inc. to Merge

03/19/2011 Privately held Lextron, Inc. and Animal Health International, Inc, announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Under this agreement, Lextron, with support from investment houses associated with Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., will purchase all
Learn more