Archive for January, 2018

What Is Nevada’s Current Capacity to Respond to Disasters?Read More

Nancy Brune

January 31st, 2018 -

Readiness, preparedness, and coordination are the hallmarks of a comprehensive, proactive disaster plan that anticipates the unthinkable and can be executed with urgency. As first responders—including law enforcement agencies and Emergency Medical Services (EMS), amongst others—deployed in the immediate aftermath of the shooting in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, on October 1,…

The U.S. Attorney General Revokes Previous Guidance on Federal Enforcement of State Marijuana LawsRead More

Nancy Brune

January 6th, 2018 -

On Thursday, January 4, 2018, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he is revoking a directive, issued by the U.S. Department of Justice during President Obama’s administration, that provided guidance to federal authorities regarding the prioritization of resources used to enforce federal laws regarding the possession, distribution, and cultivation of marijuana. This policy guidance…

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