Government Affairs

Jamaica decriminalizes small amounts of 'ganja'

After many years of dialogue about the culturally entrenched drug, Jamaica's Parliament on Tuesday night gave final approval to an act decriminalizing small amounts of pot and establishing a licensing agency to regulate a lawful medical marijuana industry.... READ MORE

Terrorism insurance program renewed

The House and Senate passed legislation to re-establish the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, which allows the federal government to help cover catastrophic losses stemming from acts of terrorism.... READ MORE

Delta challenges validity of DOT penalty

Delta has denied allegations by the Transportation Department’s enforcement office that it violated the codeshare-disclosure rule during “secret shopper” calls made by agency investigators, and has asked an administrative law judge to dismiss the case.... READ MORE

Flight-sharing service sues FAA

Flytenow said the government agency overstepped its bounds when declaring that the company is unauthorized to use its website to arrange flights between plane owners and passengers seeking to make the same trip.... READ MORE

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