Archive for August 14, 2013

What Is the True Threat To Our Youth?

Written by admin on August 14, 2013. Posted in Cannabis treatment, Is marijuana addictive, Marijuana addict

Is marijuana addictive

More than 25 million, or 11.5% of Americans have smoked marijuana in the last year and US taxpayers doll out an estimated $10 billion in taxes each year on marijuana prohibition costs alone, which lead to the arrest of over 853,000 individuals annually. How many of these people do you presume truly need marijuana treatment?

Although cannabis addiction is far from the most harmful addictions in the world and even further from an epidemic, it does happen. Marijuana addicts experience cravings, as well as other light psychological effects.

Anything taken in, in habitual excess has the potential to become an addiction. For example, recent studies have shown the internet to be addictive. Television is addictive. Work is addictive

Acting on the Jones Act

Written by admin on August 14, 2013. Posted in Federal workers compensation attorney, Jones act lawyer, Longshore workers compensation

Maritime lawyers

Maritime claims have a long history in the United States. The Jones Act, for instance, helps protect American crews as it requires that all goods carried between two American ports be manned by American crews and carried in American flag ships. But maritime claims are not only about claims that are made on the ocean. They are also about protections for longshoremen and harbor workers.

And these maritime claims have been extended to include other workers as well, such as workers on defense bases as outlined in the Defense Base Act. This is not particularly surprising given that there are over 150,000 defense contractors on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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