Washington, DC - Multi-level marketers sell a wide variety of products and services and they structure their companies in different ways. But there’s a lodestar that all industry members can use to navigate through issues that may arise – and here it is:  Core consumer protection principles apply to all MLMs. FTC staff has just released business guidance to help MLMs apply those core principles to their business practices.

Sacramento, California - California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Washington Governor Jay Inslee issued the following statement today in response to the federal proposal to expand oil and gas offshore drilling, including in Pacific waters, for the first time in decades:

Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted a warning letter issued to American CryoStem Corporation of Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, and its Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, John S. Arnone, for marketing an adipose derived stem cell product without FDA approval and for significant deviations from current good manufacturing practice requirements, including some that raise potential significant safety concerns, putting patients at risk.

Seattle, Washington - Please join the upcoming Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science (OSAC) Behind-the-Scenes Look meeting taking place in Seattle, WA, February 20, 2018 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel as part of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) annual meeting.

Salt Lake City, Utah - Thomas S. Monson, president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Tuesday evening at 10:01 pm in his home in Salt Lake City. He was with family at the time of his passing. He died at age 90 from causes incident to age.

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture's CalCannabis program has begun accepting applications for annual commercial licenses for cultivators, nurseries and processors.