Drug Possession Is No Longer A Felony Offense In Oregon

OREGON – Governor Kate Brown (D) signed a new law in Oregon that persons in possession of illegal drugs will no longer be subject to felony charges. HB 2355 went into law this week, effectively downgrading first-time simple drug possession offenses from felonies to misdemeanors, which will now carry a maximum penalty of one year…

Recreational Marijuana Is Now Legal In Nevada!

NEVADA — The state of Nevada officially became the fifth state in the U.S. to legalize selling marijuana for recreational purposes. Nevada joins Colorado, Washington, Oregon and the District of Columbia. Purchasers can buy up to an ounce of marijuana with a valid ID showing that they are 21 and older – people can only…

Average wage in Poland rises 4.1%: stats office

POLAND – Having a job in Poland is beginning to look more interesting after the countries statistical office reported that the average wages in Poland rose 4.1 percent in April compared to the same month last year. The average Polish monthly salary in April was PLN 4,449 (EUR 1,053, USD 1,170). Also, employment in Polish…

Swedish Prime Minister remains positive despite United Kingdom’s EU Exit

BRUSSELS –  Swedish Prime Minister voiced his thoughts after The EU heads of state and government agreed in principle on the guidelines for negotiations on the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU – from Brussels. On March 29, the UK submitted the formal notification to the European Council of its intention to leave the EU….

Terror Attack in Swedish Capital City of Stockholm

STOCKHOLM – Just shortly before three o’clock on Friday afternoon, a truck plowed into a crowd of people on Drottninggatan near Klarabergsgatan in Sweden’s capital city of Stockholm. Swedish Prime Minsiter released a statement on the incident: “Sweden has been attacked. All indications are that it was a terrorist attack. Our thoughts are with the victims,…