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Washington: New State Law Takes Effect Barring Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing for Most Employees

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The new law states, “It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a person in the initial hiring for employment if the discrimination is based upon the person’s use of cannabis off the job and away from the workplace."

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Eric Rech of Marijuana for Minnesota on legal challenge to state law

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

Eric Rech of Marijuana for Minnesota on legal challenge to state law – CBS Minnesota Watch CBS News Some people think a constitutional amendment allows. Read More

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IL: Springfield unable to spend marijuana money because of state law.

Cannabis Law Report

The post IL: Springfield unable to spend marijuana money because of state law. first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. … Read More.

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Alert – Maine: State Marijuana Regulators Propose Medical Rules to Mirror State Law

Cannabis Law Report

AUGUSTA – Today, the state’s cannabis regulators at the Office of Marijuana… Read More. The post Alert – Maine: State Marijuana Regulators Propose Medical Rules to Mirror State Law first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Virtual public hearing scheduled for March 22, 2021.

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Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act Reintroduced in Both Chambers of Congress

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The legislation provides a temporary five-year “safe harbor” in which veterans will not be punished for state-legal cannabis use and VA doctors will be able to officially recommend medical cannabis in accordance with state laws.

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Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Today

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House Bill 652 amends state law so that offenses involving the possession of up to 14 grams of marijuana are punishable by a fine of no more than $100 – no arrest and no jail time. The post Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Today appeared first on NORML.

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NORML Report Highlights Citywide Policies Depenalizing Marijuana Law Enforcement

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Today, even in jurisdictions where cannabis remains criminalized under state law, tens of millions of Americans reside in cities and counties where local laws either depenalizing or decriminalizing cannabis-related activities are in effect.

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