- State officials vow to challenge Justice Department’s marijuana enforcement memo
Officials in several states that have legalized the use of medical and recreational marijuana condemned the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to double down on enforcement of marijuana laws, with several vowing to defend their rights to legalize marijuana use.
- Cal/OSHA issues citations following fatal bee attack on tree worker
California Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Thursday that it has issued citations to Thermal, California-based Hadley Date Gardens Inc. for serious workplace safety and health violations following a bee swarm that stung and killed a tree worker.
- Justice Department doubles down on federal marijuana law
The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday issued a memo on federal marijuana enforcement policy, telling all U.S. attorneys to enforce the Controlled Substances Act, which classifies marijuana as an illegal drug.
- Ohio court affirms additional benefits in trench death
An industrial firm must pay additional death benefits to the family of a worker killed in an incident involving trench safety violations in an excavation project, according to a Supreme Court of Ohio ruling issued Tuesday, affirming a Tenth District Court of Appeals ruling from 2015.
- Florida bill would raise pay for workers comp judges
A Florida Senate bill would increase the pay of workers compensation judges to the level of county court judges.
- Former restaurant manager in Seattle charged in disability scam