If you have ever questioned why there are so many regulations pertaining to certification as a minority, woman and/or veteran owned small business or why the applications are so extensive and complicated, here is your answer.  Per a June 3rd press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri, Topeka,

Green Marijuana PlantOn December 15, 2016, the Board of Pharmacy issued draft regulations placing a limit of 40 dispensary licenses, and providing for rules on obtaining dispensary licenses, operating dispensaries and licensing of employees. The State Medical Board regulations provided steps physicians have to undertake in order to be able to recommend medical marijuana. The Department of

Earlier this week, the expansion of the federal Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program went into effect.  See link to federal register notice.  The regulatory change, effective May 7, 2013, removes contract award size caps from the WOSB program, as well as the related Economically Disadvantaged Women’s Owned Small Business Program

On January 20th, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) finally released its fall 2011 regulatory agenda on its website.  It reveals that OSHA’s top priorities include small business review of an injury and illness prevention program rule, a request for information on revision of OSHA’s permissible chemical exposure limits, and a

David Lazarus of the L. A. Times reports on an effort to extend disability accommodation requirements to the terms of all-you-can-eat deals. A hungry person with Type 2 Diabetes, David Martin, is suing the A Ca-Shi restaurant for disability discrimination.  Mr. Martin claims he went to the  restaurant to take advantage of its all-you-can-eat sushi