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Lying Online No Longer Misdemeanor in Rhode Island

via Associated Press, The Washington Post If you’ve ever lied to a potential Internet date about your weight, texted your spouse that you were someplace you weren’t or emailed mom to say how much you love that ugly new sweater, you were breaking the law if you did it in Rhode Island. But state lawmakers … Continue reading

Evanston Mayor Proposes Mellowing Of Pot Possession Penalty

via Jonathan Bullington, Chicago Tribune Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl thinks anyone caught with 10 grams or less of pot does not intend to sell it, and so should only be ticketed and fined — not jailed. She recently asked the city’s legal department to draft an ordinance that lightens the penalty for anyone possessing small … Continue reading

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