So States Ban Bump Stocks. Now How Do They Enforce the Law?

Americans could own as many as 520,000 bump stocks, according to estimates from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Many of these devices, which lack serial numbers, are untraceable. Read More

Gambling Addiction

  • May 17, 2018
  • Stateline Story
  • By Marsha Mercer
The Supreme Court just cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting. But only 17 states pay for one or more full-time staff positions to help problem gamblers and seven states with at least some legal gambling spend no state money at all. Read More

Marijuana Businesses

The Small Business Administration says that companies that derive any portion of their revenue from marijuana are ineligible for loan assistance. Read More
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