Permanent Daylight Saving Time Considered by States

Permanent daylight saving time means that when clocks are adjusted to “spring forward” by an hour from March to November, they would never “fall back,” thus creating more sunlight in the evening hours. A permanent daylight saving time (DST) bill, HB 1196, […]

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Strict Abortion Laws Passed in Several States

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs the Alabama abortion law on May 15, 2019Source: Kay Ivey, Twitter post, twitter.com, May 15, 2019 At least five states have passed strict abortion laws in 2019, partially in an effort to challenge Roe v. Wade, the […]

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E-Cigarette Flavorings Linked to Cell Damage and Heart Disease

Vaping using an e-cigaretteSource: Lindsay Fox, “Vaping,” wikimedia.org, Mar. 26, 2016 A May 27, 2019 study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that the flavorings used in e-cigarettes caused DNA damage and cell death, among other health […]

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Illinois to Be 11th Legal Recreational Marijuana State

Marijuana at a cannabis dispensary in Las VegasSource: Associated Press, “West Virginia Posts Online Medical Marijuana Survey,” Oct. 19, 2017 Illinois lawmakers approved recreational marijuana bill HB 1438 on Friday, May 31, 2019. Governor J.B. Pritzker, JD, has indicated he will sign […]

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