One costly quirk in Measure 97 is that it would tax sales, not profits, at potentially every step in the production process. There could be a tax when the timber company sells logs to a mill, which would be compounded when the mill sells finished lumber to a distributor, compounded again when a distributor sells the lumber to a builder, and yet again when a family purchases the house. Windows, doors, hardware, concrete, paint, insurance and utilities – all could also be subject to Measure 97’s “tax on a tax,” further boosting housing costs.
The New York Times reported last year, in the wake of a trio of baseball players suspended for use of the drug, that “Turinabol has shown up in supplements sold in the United States means some athletes may have unwittingly taken the drug. To be safe, Canadian authorities have warned their Olympic athletes to stay away from supplements sold in the United States, said Dr. Bob McCormack, the chief medical officer of the Canadian Olympic team.” So, it’s possible Jones unwittingly took the drug by taking an over-the-counter supplement.
"We've had very little attrition .... that speaks to our chemistry as a football team and I also think that speaks to the relationships we've built with our players,'' Dantonio said. "When you have players coming back like Shilique Calhoun and Connor Cook when they have an opportunity to be an early draft pick, it says something about our program. Not just in terms of our success winning but in terms of how we go about our business and their happiness within the program, their contentment within the program, the value to get a degree but it's not like work.