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K2 by the numbers

K2 aka Spice, K4 or Kush, a synthetic marijuana made from herbs, spices and plant material often coated with a synthetic THC compound.

330 percent increase in K2-related exposures reported nationwide between Jan. 242 more words

New Revenge Porn, Solicitation Laws Start Thursday

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — More than two dozen new laws ranging from tougher penalties for people who solicit prostitutes to making revenge porn a crime will go into effect on Thursday, October 1st. 152 more words


Hit-and-Run Offenders Won’t Be Able to Hide Anymore

Hit-and-run crashes are at an all-time high in Los Angeles. According to internal LAPD memos obtained by NBC Los Angeles, there are 20,000 of them every year in Los Angeles alone and 80% of those cases never get solved. 264 more words

Governor Jerry Brown

New Laws Target Cyber-Harassment, Sex Trafficking

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – It will be illegal to post sexually explicit material without the knowledge of people identified in the images, and criminal penalties will increase to try to help curb sex trafficking, as 27 new Florida laws hit the books Thursday. 716 more words


"Smokin' In The Boys Room" is Now Officially Illegal

No, not the Brownsville Station classic nor the Motley Crüe remake.

Once more from the “Isn’t this already illegal?” file, HB 1685 requires that all school activities, vehicles, and sanctioned events be tobacco-free.   72 more words

November 1st

German Child Support Orders in Oklahoma? Well, maybe...

In an increasingly globalized society issues of child custody and child support often cross state borders and occasionally cross international borders as well. This last legislative session Oklahoma enacted the latest version of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) which implements the 2007 Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. 154 more words

November 1st

Focus Like a Laser on Anything... Except Police and Aircraft.

Continuing with highlights on some of the new laws taking effect on November 1, we have one from the ‘Wasn’t that already illegal?’ department. The Oklahoma “Laser Safety Act” previously made pointing a laser at a law enforcement officer a misdemeanor offense. 115 more words

November 1st