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House Committee Introduces a Proposal Regarding Driver Saliva Testing

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MONTPELIER – The proposal introduced by the house committee to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana differs from the demands of the Scott administration on the saliva test for drivers. Marijuana tax and regulate bill, S.54 for this year was approved by the House Committee on Government Operations. The theme of the bill is based on roadway safety which Governor Phil Scott highlighted on a large scale.

With some restrictions, the bill would allow enforcement officers to take saliva samples from drivers if they suspect of them being impaired. The bill is not expected to get thumbs up from the governor and the Senate is less likely to support it. It focuses on receiving support from municipalities to allow the opening of marijuana shops in the town. Hence, businesses could open marijuana stores with the implementation of this bill.

The legislation allows police officers to take saliva tests on the roads but they could only be able to administer it at the police department. However, a search warrant issued from a judge is required to carry out this saliva testing. In order to increase roadside safety, the bill authorizes police authority to impose a penalty on people for not wearing a seatbelt. The governor, Phil Scott has refused to support the commercial marijuana sales legislation unless saliva testing is included in it. According to him, legalizing marijuana sales without saliva testing on the roadside would lead to an increase in the cases of impaired driving. Many drivers today are successfully able to pass saliva test, and the government is not liking this fact at all.

In addition, democrats are also differing from the opinion of Gov. Scott to take saliva test on the road. They said that even if drivers pass the test, still, there is no way to make a conclusion about the impairment of drivers at that moment. The governor demanded that police officers should be authorized to take drug saliva test without a warrant. Also, he expressed his demand for more control over Marijuana regulatory board.

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Asbestos Exposure is Leading People to avail Mesothelioma Claims

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Each year, more than 3,000 people are being diagnosed with mesothelioma. It is affecting some people due to long or short exposure to the asbestos mineral. Asbestos is a mineral that is widely used in industries for different purposes. Mostly the people working in the industries are susceptible to asbestos exposure and they are allowed to get compensation over this disease. Mesothelioma is lung cancer that is caused by the naturally occurring asbestos mineral.

Many asbestos victims are filing claims through Goldberg, Persky & White P.C. which is a law firm and has helped many mesothelioma patients to get claims to cover their medical expenses. The law firm works on behalf of the mesothelioma victims and fights legally to provide the rights to the asbestos victims.

Many countries have allowed asbestos-exposed people to claim compensation because this mineral can be present in the air and could be inhaled without knowing its effects. So the law firms are helping the patients to get financial help from the authorities.

The mesothelioma lawyers are the expert individuals that are representing thousands of mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis victims nationwide.

The dedicated paralegals and attorneys are giving victims’ cases the time and attention they deserve. By seeing the situations of the patients, mesothelioma lawyers are getting paid only after the claims are transferred to the patients. The qualified mesothelioma lawyers are using all the necessary resources and materials to construct a strong and concise case.

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