- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Children’s homes not required to obtain pharmacy licenses, court holds
- Explanation for refusal to reinstate license not required, court says
- Though hearsay, script for pharmacist’s fraudulent calls held acceptable evidence in revocation proceeding
- Licensee’s age and threat to his practice held to justify stay of suspension
- Board members’ exposure to facts in proposed consent order not sufficient to show bias
In 2017, the Mississippi Board of Cosmetology began adopting a no-cash-accepted policy, a daily-deposits-required policy, and a raft of tighter procedures, after the state auditor discovered that nine months' worth of cash, checks, and money orders the board received—totaling $368,000—were never deposited. The amount was almost equal to half of the board's annual budget of about $750,000. When the stray income was eventually deposited and reported to the state, the board estimates, it lost about $21 . . .
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