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  • adj. superlative form of lax: most lax.


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  • A company in West Virginia which offers generous coverage for lung ailments is still going to move to the laxest state.

    Matthew Yglesias » Bipartisanship, Politico-Style

  • The assault in Tucson took place in public, in a state that has some of the laxest gun laws in the country.

    In Arizona, packing heat didn't work

  • This is a pure tax haven, with the laxest tax regime in the EU, with no controlled foreign companies rules to limit deferral of tax.

    Ireland shouldn't get a penny until it gives up its tax piracy

  • Ironically, ultra-conservative and former governor Sarah Palin's state of Alaska has the laxest laws in the land concerning small amounts of marijuana where possession of up to four ounces and up to 25 plants in your residence is legal.

    It's Time for a Change in Marijuana Laws

  • We like to think that "our companies" serve the broad national interest rather than just scouring the world for the cheapest labor, the laxest regulations and the lowest taxes.

    Tax Dodge Myths

  • The states with the worst overall crime rates tend to be those with the laxest gun control laws.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Guns in Parks: The Hoplophobes

  • Mohammed (Koran, chapt. xxiv.) commands for the first time, in the sixth year of his mission, the veiling and, by inference, the seclusion of women, which was apparently unknown to the Badawin and, if practised in the cities was probably of the laxest.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Update: Glenn sez, It's a simple measure of the control freakery at Massport - home to the airport with the laxest pre-9/11 security even in that laughable pre-9/11 period - that they have spent the time, money, and effort on this issue, when they were clearly wrong.

    Boing Boing: October 29, 2006 - November 4, 2006 Archives

  • The opportunity consisted of playing one state off against another; or migrating, like a divorce-hunting wife, to the laxest of states.

    A History of American Law

  • But the evidence on which they were based was not sufficient to obtain credence in the laxest court of justice; but even if it had been conclusive it would not have justified the removal of the crew from the



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