The ATF takes a pot shot at marijuana users

02.02.11 Baltimore, MD-  James B. Astrachan, of Astrachan Gunst Thomas Rubin, P.C. Portraits in his office with some books on the Law of Advertising.  (Maximilian Franz/ The Daily Record).

The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission website reads: “Important Message: Medical cannabis is currently not available in the State of Maryland.” The website states it expects availability of medical cannabis by the end of the fall “depending on industry progress.” It ...

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The Title IX hornet’s nest

In this Aug. 9, 2017, photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed by The Associated Press in her office at the Education Department in Washington. It’s been six months since her bruising Senate confirmation battle, and DeVos remains highly divisive. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has wasted little time stirring up a hornet’s nest in announcing her intention to rescind or revise Obama-era Title IX guidelines regarding sexual harassment and assault on college campuses. On Friday, she announced three ...

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Calculation vs. valuation engagements


When it comes to valuations, different circumstances require varying levels of service. Similar to accountants’ providing increasing levels of assurance for financial statements (compilations, reviews and audits), business valuators offer increasing assurance for business valuations as they provide calculations of ...

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