Posts made in September, 2011

Sustainability Debate Stirred by Legal Sea Foods with New Ad Campaign

9/29/2011   A succession of new print and television ads to be shown starting next week from the popular restaurant Legal Sea Foods may not sit well at the outset with some marine conservationists, as the funny sections unsuccessfully take
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Legal Challenges to Derivatives Rules Worries Regulators

9/29/2011   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is moving to protect dozens of derivatives regulations from legal challenges. According to an agency official, this developed after a federal appeals court nullified a new rule for corporate America. A Republican member
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Court Junks Two Challenges to 2010 Health-Care Law

9/28/2011   A federal appeals court in the state of Virginia junked two challenges to the 2010 health-care law of the Obama administration, saying that it lacked the authority to rule on the constitutionality of the measure. With the rulings,
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Groups Backed by Financial Industry Can Gain Power in House Plan

9/28/2011   Legislators on Capitol Hill are pondering on plans to outsource the authority of the government over Wall Street and shifting some of the powers of the Securities and Exchange Commission to groups that are backed by the financial
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New York Race Tracks Soon to Have Legal Blackjack Card Games

9/27/2011   New York State politicians, for the first time, are considering permitting poker and blackjack card games in the state’s racetracks. According to gambling news reports, racetracks such as the Saratoga Casino and Raceway may soon turn into mini-casinos.
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Pot-Club Issues to be discussed Tuesday by San Jose Council

9/27/2011 Harborside Health Center, which occupies around 6,000 square feet in an industrial park in North San Jose, is one of the largest “cannabis collectives” in the city. However, although Harborside is occupying a space equivalent to three average houses,
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Don’t Count Out Direct Mail

Despite advances in email marketing, we strongly believe direct mail is still a great client development tool.   When done right, direct mail marketing is an effective way to control your client development process.  It enables you to measure response
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Looming Battle over Guidelines on New Ingredients in Supplements

9/25/2011   One of the hottest issues that face the supplement industry, and can considerably alter the way business is done, is the proposed guidelines over any new ingredients used in dietary supplements. The FDA, in July, has issued its
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Possible Corruption in Aerospace Eyed by FBI

9/25/2011   Possible corruption and bribery issues involving foreign state-owned airlines and the global aerospace industry are being tracked by U.S. law enforcement officials. This was revealed by government and legal sources. According to a document made available to some
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Mississippi State Supreme Court Clears Path for November Ballot on ‘Personhood’ of Unborn

9/24/2011   The Supreme Court of the state of Mississippi today cleared the path for voters to decide on the “personhood” ballot initiative in November. This latest development potentially threatens the abortion industry in the state, as well as the
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