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15 U.S. Code Subchapter IX - Standard Time defines the time zones of the United States. The Secretary of Transportation is authorized and directed to foster and promote widespread and uniform adoption and observance of the same standard of time within and throughout each such standard time zone. As described in section 261, the definition of the time ...


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The basis for timezones within the US is part of the 15 U.S. Code SUBCHAPTER IX— STANDARD TIME, which defines the offset from UTC, names and special cases. The actual specific boundaries are formed by the basis of an order from the Transportation Secretary.


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The law does not require any reference to science of any kind – that is a political choice. The law grant a certain authority to the governor, under certain circumstances, go give extraordinary orders at the governor's discretion. No actions are mandatory during an emergency. The laws may or may not require legislative approval for extending an order beyond ...


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The Supreme Court has ruled, in Gonzales v. Raich, 545 U.S. 1, that Congress is empowered to pass the Controlled Substances Act: whether or not you agree with the ruling, that is what the current law is. Citing Wickard v. Filburn, 317 U.S. 111 and Perez v. US, 402 U.S. 146, the court held that If Congress decides that the “‘total incidence’” of a practice ...


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If the marijuana used was grown locally and did not travel in interstate commerce it would seem that the use of marijuana in states where this use is legal could not be construed as illegal under federal law because the federal government lacks jurisdiction under the commerce clause. You might think that, but you'd be wrong. In Gonzales v. Raich (545 U.S. ...


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