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Blog Posts in August, 2017

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  • The Use of Pesticides and Their Long-Term Effects
    The Use of Pesticides and Their Long-Term Effects

    On August 3, 2017, a Maryland County circuit court overturned a county-wide ban on lawn and garden pesticides utilized on private property. The lifting of the ban thrills the professional landscaping ...

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  • Ex-School Aide in Maryland Faces Over 100 Counts of Child Sex Abuse
    Ex-School Aide in Maryland Faces Over 100 Counts of Child Sex Abuse

    Local Maryland news outlets reported that a former teachers’ aide and track coach in Charles County faces 119 felony counts of child sex abuse in an indictment handed down on July 30, 2017. ...

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  • Assisted Suicide Law in Washington DC Effective as of July 2017
    Assisted Suicide Law in Washington DC Effective as of July 2017

    Effective July of 2017, doctors in Washington DC can now legally prescribe life-ending drugs to certain terminally ill patients. DC now joins states like California, Colorado, Montana, Oregon, ...

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  • Bad Papaya Crop Said to Be Source of Recent Salmonella Outbreak
    Bad Papaya Crop Said to Be Source of Recent Salmonella Outbreak

    Per a recall notice issued last week, the FDA is warning consumers to avoid eating Caribeña brand Maradol papayas from Mexico, as they have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella . The CDC is ...

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