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Epilepsy Awareness Month: How Is Marijuana an Effective Treatment for Epilepsy?

Each November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, and this year the Epilepsy Foundation wants people suffering from epilepsy to aim for zero seizures. That is easier said than done, though. Epilepsy is a complicated disease, and each person requires a different treatment plan to reduce their seizures and live the fullest life possible. One treatment that is beginning to gain popularity among epilepsy sufferers is medical marijuana. Even though marijuana is still illegal in some form in half of

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Three Morgan & Morgan Offices Listed in 2017 Edition of U.S. News “Best Law Firms”

Morgan & Morgan congratulates our Orlando, Nashville and Atlanta offices for being included in U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 edition of “Best Law Firms.” The Orlando and Nashville offices were also distinguished in the 2016 edition, and we are proud that the ranking continues to reflect our dedication to protect the people, not the powerful. Our Nashville office received top tier metropolitan rankings in not one, but two practice areas: Personal Injury Litigation and

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Is Medical Marijuana Right for Your State? Lend Your Voice to the Debate

This year, health initiatives are on the ballot in several states. Two of those states are Florida and Arkansas, and the citizens in those states are currently locked in a heated debate over whether or not to legalize medical marijuana. The debates going on in these two states are unlike the medical marijuana debates going on elsewhere. Florida is currently the site of the most costly medical marijuana debate in the country, according to reports, and Arkansas is the only state with two

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You Don’t Have to Choose Between Working and Voting in Some States

Election Day is always on a Tuesday when most voters have to work. Lawmakers decided on this 170 years ago and, aside from things like absentee ballots and early voting in some states, we’re basically stuck with it. This is a problem, though, for workers who are worried about trying to balance their work and civic obligations. Luckily, some states offer protections for them. The laws for the various states differ as to what employers are required to offer their employees when it comes to

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People with Disabilities Have a Right to Vote, too, Federal Law Says

The Americans with Disabilities Act is one of the most important pieces of civil rights legislation in our country’s history, as it ensures equal opportunity to all people with disabilities. One major way that the ADA delivers on this mandate is by requiring polling places to provide the necessary accommodations so people with disabilities can easily vote. If you are a person with a disability, you may be wondering how the ADA protects your right to cast your ballot on Nov. 8. Today, we

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Hurricane Matthew Can’t Keep You from the Vote: FL Registration Extended

Good news Floridians — On Oct. 12, a Florida federal judge agreed to extend voting registration in the state until Oct. 18, because of the destruction and disruption Hurricane Matthew left in its wake. For those of you who were affected by the hurricane and didn’t have time to register, here is your chance to. Judge Mark E. Walker granted a preliminary injunction to the Florida Democratic Party, who had argued that voter registration needed to be moved because of the effects of the

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After Low Numbers in 2012, Latinos Have Chance to Set Record for Voter Turnout in 2016

We all know this year’s election is important, and that recent history shows the Latino vote can play a major role in deciding the future of the U.S. However, despite how important their voice is, only about 50 percent of eligible Latinos vote, according to Pew Research Center. Here, we look at a few reasons why and how those reasons shouldn’t keep Latinos away from the polls. In the 2012 presidential election, the Latino vote is said to have helped decide the victory of President

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Learn Where Your Polling Place Is and If You Can Get Time Off to Vote — and More

Believe it or not, Election Day is less than a month away. On Nov. 8, people all over the country will make their voices heard as they cast their ballots to vote for a number of candidates and issues. Whether it is your first time or you’re a veteran of the polls, you may have a few questions about voting, especially if you have recently moved or otherwise changed your circumstances. You don’t want burning, but answerable, questions to keep you away from the polls. Here are five of

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3 Facts About Cyberbullying Every Parent Should Know

As bullying has become more and more prevalent online, parents need to be extra vigilant about how their kids spend time in cyberspace. The problem is technology moves so quickly that it can be tough to keep track of new platforms where bullying could arise. As we celebrate National Bullying Prevention Month, let’s take a look at three things all parents should know about cyberbullying. 1.Social Media Is a Schoolyard Children who are bullies can find social media and chat apps to

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