Maine Is First State To Protect Employee Cannabis Use Outside The Workplace

Maine Is First State To Protect Employee Cannabis Use Outside The Workplace A new report from the attorneys over at Littler Mendelson just revealed that Maine employers will no longer be allowed to discriminate cannabis use of employees when done during their off-hours. Employees are now shielded against getting fired…

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First challenges filed over Arkansas medical marijuana licenses

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 8:24 pm • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 8:26 pm By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas regulators are receiving a flurry of challenges to the licensing of the state’s first medical marijuana growers. The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission announced last month the five companies…

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Berkeley The Country’s First Sanctuary City, Is Massachusetts Next?

Berkeley The Country’s First Sanctuary City, Is Massachusetts Next? Berkeley City Council just declared the city a cannabis sanctuary for recreational cannabis – the very first of its kind in the United States. The concept of sanctuary cities or states were initially reserved for immigration issues, which would allow a…

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Nevada’s recreational marijuana sales on pace to hit $60 million in first year

Published: Mar 1, 2018, 11:10 am • Updated: Mar 1, 2018, 11:10 am By The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Nevada’s recreational marijuana industry is on pace to reach $ 60 million in its first year, exceeding the state’s projection of $ 50 million. KTVN-TV reported Tuesday that if revenue…

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Nation’s first social marijuana use license approved by Denver regulators

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 5:38 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 5:43 pm By The Cannabist Staff A Denver coffee shop received city approval Monday for the nation’s first business license to allow marijuana use by patrons, The Denver Post’s Jon Murray first reported. The Coffee Joint soon can allow…

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Will Massachusetts be the first state to allow social marijuana use?

Published: Feb 19, 2018, 8:32 am • Updated: Feb 19, 2018, 8:35 am By Bob Salsberg, Associated Press BOSTON — Could Massachusetts become the first U.S. state where adults can gather and use legal recreational marijuana at so-called “cannabis cafes?” The Cannabis Control Commission, the five-member panel set up to…

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Photos: Pennsylvania’s first medical marijuana dispensaries now open

Published: Feb 15, 2018, 9:22 am • Updated: Feb 15, 2018, 3:45 pm By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press The first legal medical marijuana sales under a 2-year-old state law began Thursday at a dispensary in western Pennsylvania, with the first purchase by a woman who lobbied for passage of the…

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