Dean Schaner selected as Top Attorney of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

May 21, 2019

Dean Schaner, Founder of the Schaner Law Firm, was just recently selected as Top Attorney of the Year for 2019, by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP), for his outstanding dedication and commitment to the Labor and Employment Law field. While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. With over 3 decades of professional experience as a practicing attorney, Mr. Schaner has certainly proven himself as an accomplished professional and expert in the legal field especially in labor...

Local Kentucky Law Firm Pushes For The Decriminalization Of Marijuana In The State

May 23, 2019

There is no denying that Kentucky’s drug and criminal justice policies are too punitive. This year, it was estimated that state prisons will officially run out of jail space with an inability to take in new inmates. Many jails are at 150-200% capacity with some local jails reaching as high as 300% capacity. Unfortunately, the Commonwealth has spared no mercy in making marijuana arrests. Approximately 16 arrests are made every day for marijuana related charges. There are actually more arrests for pot violations than arrests for violent crimes such as homicide, arson, and forcible sex. Decriminalizing marijuana would help to end mass incarceration and free up prison space. Decriminalization would also put an end to institutionalized racism. Despite usage rates being relatively equal between races, African Americans are six times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than White Americans in Kentucky. The racial divide in arrests has increased 145.8% since...

New Study Highlights The Road Safety Risks Of Legalizing Recreational Marijuana In New York

May 23, 2019

There are certainly benefits to legalizing the use of marijuana for recreational purposes. States receive more tax revenue. An undue burden is lifted off the judicial system for marijuana crimes and crime is reduced with the collapse of the black market for the drug. In the past few months the state of New York has been swept up in debate over the legalization with the proposal of the Cannabis Regulation & Taxation Act. As with all decisions, it is not enough to consider the benefits of legalization alone. The benefits must also be weighed against the cons. The attorneys at Siler & Ingber, LLP have helped accident victims recover from crashes caused by drugged drivers. “We’ve seen these types of crashes have terrible, long-term impacts on drivers and their families. Many if not all of these drugged driving crashes are preventable,” said managing partner, Ronald Ingber. “When we heard talk of legalization, we feared these types of crashes might increase. We...

Gift of Life Michigan’s new campaign highlights critical need for multicultural donors

May 21, 2019

Goal is to bolster awareness about organ and tissue donation and save lives   Twenty people die each day waiting for a life-saving transplant and more than half are ethnic minorities. While the need for organs is great in multicultural communities, those groups are often more reluctant to join the Michigan Organ Donor Registry. Gift of Life Michigan – the state’s organ and tissue donor program – is launching a major multicultural campaign this month to talk about the urgent need and to help people make informed decisions about donation. The campaign’s downtown Detroit kick-off event, "Let's Talk" will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, at the Madison. “Let’s Talk” will mobilize ambassadors of donation to share the message that organ donation saves lives. “This campaign is one of the largest Gift of Life has ever undertaken and that underscores...

Personal Injury Law Firm Offers a Unique Scholarship Opportunity for Students

May 23, 2019

Harris & Graves, a personal injury law firm in , has recently created a $1,000 scholarship opportunity, which will be awarded to one high school senior or currently enrolled college student.  The attorneys at Harris & Graves understand the financial burdens most students experience when embarking on their journey towards higher education. In many cases, finances prevent students from furthering their education. The law firm hopes the scholarship will help one student alleviate some of the financial hardships of college. Education is vitally important to the firm because it helps build a brighter and stronger future. In addition to education, Harris & Graves is committed to staying active in their local community.  In order to apply for the scholarship, students must submit an essay, 300 words or less, that answers the question: How do lawyers help people? The scholarship will be awarded to one student who has a GPA of 3.0 or below....

Report from Platinum Q DAO Engineering: BTCNEXT is listing Hedpaycoin

May 21, 2019

BTCNEXT, the most promising “newbie” amongst cryptocurrency exchanges announced the listing of Hedpay, the token of one of the unique project of its kind that seeks to connect traditional banking system and the crypto universe. BTCNEXT team bets only for “promising” or “proven effective project and Hedpay resulted to be one of them.“We continue working hard on choosing the best projects for listing. In our decision-making process we always rely on users’ needs and demands,” said Ruslan Inozemtsev, CEO of BTCNEXT. Today, we are glad to announce that another altcoin, which satisfies all the criteria, has been successfully identified. We truly believe that Hedpay has a bright future and consider it our duty to help the project achieve their goals.”What is so special about BTCNEXT?BTCNEXT is a cryptocurrency exchange that seeks to bring value to both projects and traders. Amongst the wide variety of features, one must be highlighted...

SNACK INDUSTRY LEADERS SNACK POP and PASTA SNACKS JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH SNAX-SATIONAL BRANDS AHEAD OF THE ANNUAL SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO TRADE SHOW

May 20, 2019

Perfect Snax’ Snack Pop and Vintage Italia’s Pasta Snacks announce merger leading into the highly anticipated Chicago-based Sweets & Snacks Expo, the annual trade show featuring top packaged desert, candy and snacks brands, taking place May 21-23, 2019.  Over 800 companies will be represented at the expo, showing off their newest flavors and product offerings. The newly formed SNAX-Sational brands consisting of Snack Pop (Candy Pop and Cookie Pop) and Pasta Snacks (Pasta Chips and BowTies) will show off their latest and greatest from both of the popular snack brands. Snack Pop, notably known for their Ferrero USA’s Butterfinger Candy Pop and Mrs. Fields Cookie Pop which currently is offered in two  varieties, will launch a new flavor profile during the expo. Snack Pop made a name for itself at the 2018 convention, “Here are some of the trends that stood out: Over-the-top treats reign. Among the newcomers: candy coated popcorn,...

New Fund Combines Revenue Share Contracts and Cannabis Investing

May 22, 2019

Today, the (CCGF) offers accredited investors the ability to invest in profitable cannabis firms operating in California. Cannabis growers, distributors, delivery services, and retailers are accepting investments to help expand and improve operations – CCGF makes the connection simple while offering high yields that begin pay-out after 4 months.Of the company’s first fund launch, CCGF Co-Founder Jeremy Sandor said, “I am excited about the opportunity to serve the California cannabis community. We want to help successful companies become industry leaders and introduce these companies to investors interested in the cannabis market.”CCGF leverages decades long roots in the California cannabis community along with expertise in real estate fundraising and consulting to provide this valuable service. Learn more at .About CCGF: CCGF is a direct cannabis investment portal based in Oakland, CA. The first fund offers accredited...

SKU Ninja + WhyteSpyder Announces J.S. Bull as Co-owner and Chief Operating Officer

May 21, 2019

Bull brings operational excellence, innovative technology experience, and automation of processes to WhyteSpyder WhyteSpyder Owner and Chief Executive Officer Eric Howerton is pleased to announce J.S. Bull as SKU Ninja + WhyteSpyder’s new co-owner and chief operating officer. Since launching in 2011, WhyteSpyder has become known as an innovative company, building and utilizing proprietary technology tools for strategy and content creation to help suppliers and retailers better scale their omnichannel business in a sustainable way. “Bringing J.S. to WhyteSpyder will add a lot of great value across the organization. WhyteSpyder is a disruptive, innovative company and J.S. is the perfect partner for our environment and culture with his experience as a leader and his willingness to roll up his sleeves and work with vigor,” Howerton said. “J.S. has a successful background and interest in technology and we’re looking...

Como una Ciudad Sitiada

May 21, 2019

Juan Felipe Lara Fernández Desde que tenemos conocimiento de la humanidad como cuerpo organizado, las confrontaciones eran parte de la vida común de cualquier grupo étnico o social. Las ciudades erigieron muros cada vez más sofisticados para preservarse de los ataques de las otras ciudades o etnias enemigas. Cuando una de ellas era atacada, simplemente se encerraba dentro de sus muros y se preparaba para un largo periodo de sitio que implicaba desabastecimiento, hambre, ruina. Para el atacante implicaba, perseverancia y sobre todo esfuerzo en mantener a sus fuerzas animadas, ya que generalmente se encontraban al descampado y al arbitrio de los elementos naturales, sin cobijo alguno. Era sentarse a esperar que el hambre, la sed o la traición de alguno de los generales de la ciudad, facilitara la puerta secreta por donde entrar y acabar de una vez por todas. Pocas ciudades se rendían por...

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