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Federal Bill Would Prevent College Kids With Drug Convictions From Losing Financial Aid

Category: News | Posted on Fri, February, 12th 2016 by THCFinder

Ever since it was determined years ago that youthful mistakes should disqualify a person from having a fair shot at a solid future, getting Uncle Sam to cough up financial aid for college has been somewhere between extremely difficult to virtually impossible for those students marred by a drug conviction. However, a group of bipartisan lawmakers emerged this week with a piece of legislation intended to repeal the law that has crippled so many students from furthering their education because a drug offense disqualified them from financial aid.

The Stopping Unfair Collateral Consequences from Ending Student Success Act, or SUCCESS Act, introduced by Senators Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, Orrin Hatch of Utah and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, would crush the current standard of rejecting federal financial aid for drug offenders by eliminating the interrogating portion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form that forces students to confess all of the drug-related transgressions for which they have been convicted.

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Category: Fun | Posted on Thu, February, 11th 2016 by THCFinder


Lawmakers Want General Assembly To Take Up Pot Bill

Category: News | Posted on Thu, February, 11th 2016 by THCFinder

HARTFORD – With other New England states considering legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, a New Haven lawmaker wants a discussion about the issue at the Capitol this session.

"I'm going to be pushing very hard," Rep. Juan Candelaria, a Democrat, said Thursday, the day he introduced legislation that would legalize the sale and use of marijuana for adults over 21. "I'm going to be engaging my leadership in conversation to at least allow a public hearing."

Candelaria knows legalization may be a long shot – he introduced a similar bill last year that was never raised in committee – but he thinks it's important lawmakers hear from the public. A Quinnipiac Poll last March showed 63 percent of voters supported allowing adults to legally possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

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Category: Videos | Posted on Thu, February, 11th 2016 by THCFinder



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