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2014-05-19 12:26:24

CINCINNATI, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local visual communications provider FASTSIGNS of Cincinnati - Mason designed a comprehensive branding program to help launch SCRAM Crawling Insect Killer, an all-natural, ecofriendly pesticide. FASTSIGNS provided the creative services from start to finish including the logo, packaging and innovative marketing solutions. Founded in Cincinnati, SCRAM Crawling Insect Killer is a safe, all natural pesticide that kills pests such as bedbugs,...

2011-02-15 10:53:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a larger initiative to investigate various approaches for reducing recidivism among convicted drinking drivers, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched a nationwide study focused on the impact of SCRAM alcohol anklets. The study, which is concentrating on jurisdictions with SCRAM caseloads of 1,000 or more offenders, is being conducted by Preusser Research Group, Inc. (PRG). SCRAM (which stands for...

2010-10-26 11:35:00

BISMARCK, N.D., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has selected North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem's 24/7 Sobriety Program as part of a nationwide study to evaluate the prevalence and impact of SCRAM continuous alcohol anklets. The 18-month study is focusing on best-practice SCRAM programs in an effort to help other agencies considering implementation of the technology. North Dakota's program, first approved by the legislature in...

2010-09-21 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has commissioned and launched an 18-month study focused on evaluating the current prevalence of SCRAM (Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor) technology in the nation's courts. The new study includes the identification of best-practice SCRAM Programs and the development of case studies to help other agencies considering use of the technology. SCRAM is an ankle bracelet, worn 24/7, that...

2009-10-15 12:27:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In the nation's first appellate decision on the use of SCRAM alcohol monitors as a reliable way to monitor criminal offenders for alcohol consumption, the South Dakota Supreme Court has issued a ruling that upholds the admissibility of SCRAM testimony and evidence under the standard established by Daubert v. Merrill Dow Pharmaceuticals. The opinion, filed September 16th, was in the case State of South Dakota v. Neal J. Lemler. The defendant,...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'