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* 1937 – The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 is passed in America, the effect of which is to render marijuana and all its by-products illegal.
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* 1937 – Sir Frank Whittle ground-tests the first jet engine designed to power an aircraft, at Rugby, England.
* 1937 – The Philippines holds a plebiscite for Filipino women on whether they should be extended the right to suffrage ; over 90 % would vote in the affirmative.
* 1937 – Josip Broz Tito reads the resolution " Manifesto of constitutional congress of KPH " to the constitutive congress of KPH ( Croatian Communist Party ) in woods near Samobor.
1937 and Marihuana
Weston was, prior to its cultivation being prohibited by the 1937 Marihuana Tax Act, the world's leading producer of industrial hemp.
Roosevelt administration crafted the 1937 Marihuana Tax Act, the first US national law making cannabis possession illegal via an unpayable tax on the drug.
Doughton is also known for introducing the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, which ultimately began federal marijuana prohibition in the United States.
Using this framework, brief nude scenes of women appeared in Maniac ( 1934 ) and Sex Madness ( 1937 ), and nude swimming sequences in Damaged Lives ( 1933 ), Marihuana ( 1936 ) and Child Bride ( 1938 ).
1937 and Tax
In 1936, Jackson became Assistant Attorney General heading the Tax Division of the Department of Justice, and in 1937 he became Assistant Attorney General heading the Antitrust Division.
Sun was a colonel and led his troops, a Tax Police Regiment, fighting Japanese during the Battle of Shanghai in 1937.
The Tax Foundation is a Washington, D. C .- based think tank founded in 1937 that collects data and publishes research studies on tax policies at the federal and state levels.
The Tax Foundation was organized on December 5, 1937 in New York City by Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., Chairman of the General Motors Corporation ; Donaldson Brown, GM Financial Vice President ; William S. Farish, President of Standard Oil Company of New Jersey ( Exxon ); and Lewis H. Brown, President of Johns-Manville Corporation, who later became the first Chairman of the Board of The Tax Foundation.
The FBN is credited for criminalizing drugs such as cannabis with the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937, as well as strengthening the Harrison Narcotics Tax Act of 1914.
The report was prepared by the New York Academy of Medicine, on behalf of a commission appointed in 1939 by New York Mayor Fiorello La Guardia who was a strong opponent of the 1937 Marijuana Tax Act.
1937 and Act
Responding to favorable public opinion to alleviate unemployment Congress approved the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935, on 8 April 1935, which included continued funding for the CCC program through 31 March 1937.
In 1937 the Nazis passed the so-called Greater Hamburg Act, whereby the nearby Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg was expanded, to encompass towns that had formally belonged to the Prussian province of Schleswig-Holstein.
Unequivocal legal recognition was given in the Ministers of the Crown Act 1937, which made provision for paying a salary to the person who is both " the First Lord of the Treasury and Prime Minister ".
Informally recognised for over a century as a convention of the constitution, the position of Leader of the Opposition was given statutory recognition in 1937 by the Ministers of the Crown Act.
The office was established by the Constitution of Ireland in 1937, and became internationally recognised as head of state in 1949 following the coming into force of the Republic of Ireland Act.
In February 1937, the South African Parliament formally gave its " assent " by passing the Abdication Act, which declared that Edward had abdicated on 10 December 1936 ; that he and his descendants, if any, would have no right of succession to the throne ; and that the Royal Marriages Act would not apply to him or his descendants, if any.
** The Dáil Éireann passes the Executive Authority ( Consequential Provisions ) Act, 1937, which abolishes the office of Governor-General of the Irish Free State, retrospectively dated to December 1936.
In 1937, American hunters successfully lobbied the US Congress to pass the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, which placed an eleven percent tax on all hunting equipment.
A second bill, the " Executive Powers ( Consequential Provisions ) Act, 1937 " was quickly introduced to repeal the necessary elements.
In 1937, the Pittman – Robertson Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act was signed into law, providing funding for state agencies to carry out their conservation efforts.
The Oregon and California ( O & C ) Act of August 28, 1937, required sustained yield management of the timberlands in western Oregon.
The Neutrality Act of 1937, passed in May, included the provisions of the earlier acts, this time without expiration date, and extended them to cover civil wars as well.
Furthermore, the Neutrality Acts of 1935 and 1937 were repealed, American citizens and ships were barred from entering war zones designated by the President, and the National Munitions Control Board ( which had been created by the 1935 Neutrality Act ) was charged with issuing licenses for all arms imports and exports.
Beginning with a set of decisions in March, April, and May, 1937 ( including the Social Security Act cases ), the Court would sustain a series of New Deal legislation .... Chief Justice Charles Evan Hughes played a leading role in defeating the court-packing by rushing these pieces of New Deal legislation through and ensuring that the court's majority would uphold it.
In spite of widespread speculation that Roberts only agreed to join the court's majority in upholding New Deal legislation, such as the Social Security Act, during the spring of 1937 because of the court packing plan, Hughes wrote in his autobiographical notes that Roosevelt's court reform proposal " had not the slightest effect on our court's decision " in the Parrish case and that the delayed announcement of the decision created the false impression that the Court had retreated under fire.
In the 1930s, some U. S. states adopted price controls, and Federal Milk Marketing Orders started under the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 and continue in the 2000s.
Canada has no laws allowing for a regency, should the sovereign be a minor or debilitated ; none have been passed by the Canadian parliament and it was made clear by successive Cabinets since 1937 that the United Kingdom's Regency Act had no applicability to Canada, as the Canadian Cabinet had not requested otherwise when the act was passed that year and again in 1943 and 1953.