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New Executive Orders Address Federal Overreach

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The recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announcement against AdvoCare left some wondering if the agency may have moved the goalpost in terms of what they now deem is behavior that can be investigated. For some, the FTC’s actions appeared to be government overreach. Others saw the announcement as an immediate need for understanding the FTC’s…

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Hemp Legalized. Now What?

On December 20th, President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill, So what does it mean for direct sellers eyeing the revenue potential of the cannabis market? The bill: Legalizes the production of industrial hemp. Puts the production of industrial hemp, now considered an agricultural product, under the supervision of the Agriculture Department. Removes CBD—the non-psychoactive compound found in hemp—from…

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Melaleuca CEO Gives GOP Tax Cut Bonuses to Employees

Melaleuca, an Idaho Falls, Idaho-based wellness company, has decided that the company’s surplus cash gained from the new tax-overhaul bill will be given to Melaleuca employees. The $1.5 trillion tax cut plan for U.S. corporations, signed by President Donald Trump on Dec. 22, is the lowest rate since 1939. Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot announced via…

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