Public Health

Potential California Legislation Could Open Doors For Medical Marijuana in Hospitals

New California legislation could make it possible for hospitals to give cannabis to patients in legalized states. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the governor of California’s office are determining if hospitals and healthcare facilities can allow patients to use medical marijuana without the risk of federal funding being stripped in …

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Arizona Reaches Record High 12.6% Unemployment

As Coronavirus makes its way around the world, Arizona’s economy has suffered 276,300 lost jobs in just the month of April. Coronavirus has caused health, mental, and financial issues for families all across the country and the state of Arizona. One particularly hard hit community is the leisure and hospitality industry. Tax revenue had fallen …

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New Mexico Governor Believes Legal Marijuana Revenue May Help Coronavirus Economic Recovery

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]New Mexico’s Governor expresses regret that marijuana legalization did not pass last year, citing $100 million lost in potential revenue that could have been used for aid in the Coronavirus Pandemic. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Gov. Michelle Lynn Lujan Grisham of New Mexico recently gave a press conference over the state’s response to economic distress brought by the Coronavirus …

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Know Your Employee Rights Before Returning to Work

As Arizona’s businesses start to reopen, its important for both business owners and employees to understand workers’ rights. Arizona is set to start reopening retail businesses for curbside delivery starting May 4th. Restaurants, coffee shops, and other non-essential businesses are set to open sometime in the middle of this month. There is going to be …

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What Does Coronavirus Mean for the Criminal Justice System?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As police start  to focus attention away from low-level offenses because of coronavirus, what is the impact on the entire criminal justice system?[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Coronavirus is impacting every aspect  of life. As more and more police officers are getting infected, departments are trying to limit both the public and the officers’ exposure to the disease. To accomplish …

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Prisoners Are Left Defenseless Against Coronavirus

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Prisons and jails across the country have strict bans on alcoholic sanitizers and lack of access to soap, could this breed disaster if Coronavirus strikes?[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]As fear of Coronavirus spreads across the country, education on preventing the contagion has been a high priority. The first general rule is always washing your hands and sanitizing them whenever …

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