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11/18/19 – Largest Milk Producer in US Files for Bankruptcy 0

11/18/19 – Largest Milk Producer in US Files for Bankruptcy

milk.procon.org – Dean Foods, the largest American milk producer that makes brands including TruMoo and Land O’Lakes, announced plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Nov. 12, 2019. The company experienced a 7%...

11/12/19 – Are DACA and the <em>DREAM Act</em> Good for America? 0

11/12/19 – Are DACA and the <em>DREAM Act</em> Good for America?

immigration.procon.org – DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is an Obama administration policy implemented on June 15, 2012. DACA prevents undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children from being deported, and...

11/11/19 – DEA Data Show Kentucky Has Highest Rate of Illicit Marijuana Plants in US 0

11/11/19 – DEA Data Show Kentucky Has Highest Rate of Illicit Marijuana Plants in US

medicalmarijuana.procon.org – Kentucky, where both recreational and medical marijuana are illegal, grows more illicit marijuana plants per 100,000 people than any other state, according to DEA data analyzed by American Addiction Centers. In 2018,...

11/5/19 – Keystone XL Pipeline Spills Estimated 383,000 Gallons of Crude Oil in North Dakota Wetland 0

11/5/19 – Keystone XL Pipeline Spills Estimated 383,000 Gallons of Crude Oil in North Dakota Wetland

alternativeenergy.procon.org – About 9,120 barrels of oil leaked from the Keystone XL pipeline in North Dakota starting on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. The spill affected 22,500 square feet of wetlands. The leaking portion of...

10/29/19 – Justice Department Launches Body Camera Pilot Program 0

10/29/19 – Justice Department Launches Body Camera Pilot Program

www.procon.org – Until now, local, state, and tribal police forces who have a policy of wearing body cameras could not do so when they were participating in joint task forces with Department of Justice.The...

10/28/19 – Top 3 Pros and Cons of Daylight Saving Time 0

10/28/19 – Top 3 Pros and Cons of Daylight Saving Time

www.procon.org – Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins at 2am on Sunday, Mar. 10, 2019 with “spring forward” when most of the United States moved clocks forward by one hour, and ends at 2am on...

10/24/19 – Saturday Halloween – Top 3 Pros and Cons 0

10/24/19 – Saturday Halloween – Top 3 Pros and Cons

www.procon.org – Halloween takes place on Oct. 31 regardless of the day of the week. In 2019, Halloween falls on a Thursday. According to tradition, children in the United States dress up in costumes...

10/14/19 – Abortion Pills Access to Be Required on California Public University Campuses 0

10/14/19 – Abortion Pills Access to Be Required on California Public University Campuses

abortion.procon.org – California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 24 on Oct. 11, 2019. Under the new law, the University of California (UC) and California State University systems, which encompass 737,328 students, will be...

10/7/19 – Marijuana Compounds to Be Studied by National Institutes of Health 0

10/7/19 – Marijuana Compounds to Be Studied by National Institutes of Health

medicalmarijuana.procon.org – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded nine research grants totaling $3 million to study the ‚Äúpain-relieving properties” in marijuana’s cannabinoids and terpenes, including CBD. The University of California San Francisco...

9/30/19 – Election Day National Holiday – Top 3 Pros and Cons 0

9/30/19 – Election Day National Holiday – Top 3 Pros and Cons

www.procon.org – Election Day in the United States has occurred on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November ever since President John Tyler signed an 1845 law establishing a specific voting day for...