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Pharmaceuticals in Our Water: Part 2 – Section 2, Subpart A – Scientific Explanation of Pharmaceutical Discharge, Human Impact

Section 2: Scientific Explanation of Pharmaceutical Contamination

A.   Human Impact

               Most pharmaceuticals in the water occur in concentrations far below prescribed dosages.  Nevertheless, micro-dose exposure to many drugs over a long period poses great human health risk.[8] Pharmaceuticals are …

Pharmaceuticals in Our Water: Part 1 – Introduction

Section 1: Introduction

               Pharmaceuticals are in our rivers, streams, lakes, oceans, and ground and soil waters.  A U.S. Geological survey conducted from 1999-2000, found at least one of ninety-five organic wastewater contaminants, such as “antibiotics, other prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, …

Lebron James’ “Taco Tuesday” Trademark Application Denied by USPTO

               Lebron James doesn’t miss often, but he missed in his attempt to trademark the phrase “Taco Tuesday.” This off season Lebron has been posting stories on social media about enjoying tacos on Tuesday nights with family and friends.  These stories, …

Section 1 – Trusts, restraint of trade

The first section of the Sherman Antitrust Act targets specific business conduct that is anticompetitive by nature. The text of the first provision reads:

Every contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy, in restraint of trade

What is the Sherman Act?

The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 (15 U.S.C. § 1-7) has been one of the most enduring pieces of legislation in the nation’s history. Passed in an effort to protect consumers from collusive anti-competitive behavior by market participants, the statutes …