National Conference of State Legislatures

The “powdered alcohol prohibition” rose up quickly. Before 2014, according to the bipartisan National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), just two states had existing statutes that would affect the sale of powdered alcohol products. palcohol_406x250Alaska had a law banning the sale of any powdered form of alcohol which contained more
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In 2014, we’ll hear precious little about food safety from the federal government that will truly be new. For sure the White House has decisions to make on everything from poultry inspections to whom to nominate as the next Under Secretary for Food Safety. Congress, paid to make decisions it
Continue Reading Looking Ahead to 2014: State Budget Growth Might Finally Restore Some Local Health Department Jobs