Kevin Anderson

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Name: Kevin Anderson
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kevin Anderson – the unlikely cannabis crusader

Family man and conservative politician Kevin Anderson is an unlikely crusader for medicinal cannabis. And the country music capital of Australia was an unlikely place for the grassroots movement to take hold.But the NSW Government's first steps towards ... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ignore the community at your peril

BY RAMPING up the pressure for a no-confidence motion in the Gunnedah Shire Council, residents are taking a bold gambit that may well come back bearing teeth. BY RAMPING up the pressure for a no-confidence motion in the Gunnedah Shire Council, residents ... [Published Northern Daily Leader - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

New school opens doors

THE state’s newest school opened its doors in Gunnedah yesterday, offering special-needs students “state-of-the-art” learning opportunities. THE state’s newest school opened its doors in Gunnedah yesterday, offering special-needs students “state-of-the-art” ... [Published Northern Daily Leader - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sad tune for 'Operation Jersey Boys' suspect; admits to drug charge

Jonathan Alvarado, a reputed Bloods gang member, pleaded guilty to a felon count of attempted criminal drug sale.STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- This "Jersey Boy" will be singing his tunes in prison.Jonathan (Chucky) Alvarado, who was part of a violent ring of ... [Published Staten Island Live - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

We need economic 'degrowth' to stop a carbon budget blowout

Economic growth is incompatible with the rapid emissions reductions that are now necessary. AAP Image/David CroslingA newly released report called Better Growth, Better Climate draws the seductive conclusion that “we can create lasting economic growth ... [Published Conversation AU - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

PM questions need for trials

TAMWORTH MP Kevin Anderson has rejected claims the state government is “going soft” on medical marijuana reform by calling for a repeat of clinical trials that have already been done overseas. TAMWORTH MP Kevin Anderson has rejected claims the state government ... [Published Northern Daily Leader - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Junior Davis Cup team determined to fly SA flag high

The country's Junior Davis Cup team is determined to change South Africa's tennis achievements that have been limited of late.The World Junior Davis Cup in Mexico offers a perfect opportunity to fly South Africa's flag high. The team is game to set new ... [Published SABC - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

MEDICINAL CANNABIS ANOTHER STEP CLOSER

Medicinal cannabis another step closerTERMINALLY ill patients will soon be able to use cannabiswithout fear of being charged in New South Wales, as the Baird government movescloser to legalising the drug for medical use.Premier Mike Baird, who made the ... [Published Cowra Community News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Dignity for the dying: Historic step towards medical marijuana reform

A TAMWORTH family’s crusade to have medical marijuana legalised took a historic step forward yesterday when the state government snatched control of a bill to decriminalise the drug for the dying. A TAMWORTH family’s crusade to have medical marijuana ... [Published Northern Daily Leader - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Haslams lauded for commitment

TAMWORTH’S civic leaders have congratulated the Haslam family – and the wider community – for helping bring a medical marijuana bill in NSW a step closer. TAMWORTH’S civic leaders have congratulated the Haslam family – and the wider community – for helping ... [Published Northern Daily Leader - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 6 reports

NSW moving on medical cannabis

Terminally-ill patients will soon be able to use cannabis without fear of being charged in NSW, as the Baird government moves closer to legalising the drug for medical use.Premier Mike Baird, who made the announcement on Tuesday, said he was moved ... [Published Sky News Australia - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty to Firearms Charge

Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Kevin Anderson, 46, of Mullica Township, New Jersey, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to unlawful possession of firearms.Court records reveal during a July 12, 2013 ... [Published U.S. Dept. of Justice - Sep 15 2014]

Quotes

"there has been a convergence of hardware and software services in dallas. the lines are blurred; there is a cross fertilization of talent from one sector to another. this merging of technology areas makes our region uniquely positioned to be a big player in the new internet of things megatrend" said Kevin Anderson, principal and co-founder of the InternetInternet of Things specialty practice within Heidrick & Struggles
Says Anderson: "if i would have stood at the top of the hill in tamworth saying, 'legalise drugs, legalise drugs' people would have thought, 'ok loony' ... "i had to think very carefully about how we could make it work.""
"so it all went in the too-hard basket" says Kevin Anderson, the state Nationals MP for Tamworth who has been swayed by the plight of his constituents, the Haslams, as has Premier Mike Bai...

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Heidrick & Struggles Sees Surge In Executive Se... [Published TickerTech.com - 9 hours ago]
Kevin Anderson – the unlikely cannabis crusader [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 21 2014]
Kansas City Connection: Plains Indians come to ... [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Sep 21 2014]
Ignore the community at your peril [Published Northern Daily Leader - Sep 20 2014]
The politics of cannabis and compassion: why To... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Sep 19 2014]
Naomi Klein is right: Unchecked capitalism will... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 19 2014]
New school opens doors [Published Northern Daily Leader - Sep 19 2014]
Sad tune for 'Operation Jersey Boys' suspect; a... [Published Staten Island Live - Sep 19 2014]
We need economic 'degrowth' to stop a carbon bu... [Published Conversation AU - Sep 18 2014]
Junior Davis Cup team determined to fly SA flag... [Published SABC - Sep 17 2014]
PM questions need for trials [Published Northern Daily Leader - Sep 17 2014]
PM has ‘no problem’ with cannabis [Published Townsville Bulletin - Sep 17 2014]
A Debate on Capitalism, Environmentalism, and “... [Published Canadian Dimension - Sep 17 2014]
MEDICINAL CANNABIS ANOTHER STEP CLOSER [Published Cowra Community News - Sep 17 2014]
This Changes Everything: Naomi Klein Is Right, ... [Published Think Progress - Sep 16 2014]
Dignity for the dying: Historic step towards me... [Published Northern Daily Leader - Sep 16 2014]
Haslams lauded for commitment [Published Northern Daily Leader - Sep 16 2014]
No-jail message hits YouTube [Published Northern Daily Leader - Sep 16 2014]
Medical cannabis trials to begin: POLL [Published Maitland Mercury - Sep 16 2014]
Push for medical cannabis rolls on [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 16 2014]
Medicinal cannabis clinical trial to begin in NSW [Published WA Today - Sep 16 2014]
Medical marijuana: Legal use of drug one step c... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 16 2014]
NSW moving on medical cannabis [Published Sky News Australia - Sep 16 2014]
NSW Will Trial Medical Cannabis As Premier Mike... [Published Business Insider Australia - Sep 16 2014]
Medical marijuana: Legal use of drug one step c... [Published Prime 7 - Sep 16 2014]
Medicinal cannabis clinical trial for NSW [Published WA Today - Sep 16 2014]
LATEST | Baird takes medical marijuana case to ... [Published Northern Daily Leader - Sep 16 2014]
Cannabis use by terminally ill may be legalised... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
NSW Labor supports medicinal cannabis [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 16 2014]
NSW Labor supports medicinal cannabis [Published Prime 7 - Sep 16 2014]
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Naomi Klein is right: Unchecked capitalism will... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 19 2014]
Best-selling progressive journalist Naomi Klein has an important new book out, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate . The author of No Logo and The Shock Doctrine now “tackles the most profound threat humanity has ever faced: the ...
This Changes Everything: Naomi Klein Is Right, ... [Published Think Progress - Sep 16 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Best-selling progressive journalist Naomi Klein has an important new book out, “This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs. The Climate.” The author of “No Logo” and “The Shock Doctrine” now “tackles the most profound threat humanity ...
South Africa’s Anderson battles through [Published The Malaysian Insider - Aug 20 2014]
Second seed Kevin Anderson needed 3 sets while French grass-court specialist Nicolas Mahut scored the biggest upset at the ATP Tour's Winston-Salem Open yesteray, a final US Open tune-up.South Africa's Anderson eventually toppled Frenchman Adrian Mannarino ...
Djokovic falls while Federer pulls great escape [Published The Malaysian Insider - Aug 08 2014]
A Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga handed world number one Novak Djokovic a 6-2 6-2 third round defeat yesterday as the Rogers Cup was rocked by upsets.A day of high-drama began under a bright morning sun with South African Kevin Anderson startling third ...
More MH17 Victims Found as Families Beg for the... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 20 2014]
Ukraine Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said twenty-seven more bodies were found at the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 scene; in total, 192 of the 298 victims have been recovered. Pro-Russian forces transported the victims in refrigerated ...
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