Protections for employers and police missing from marijuana clean-up bill

Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger spoke against a last-minute clean-up measure (A5342) during an Assembly telephonic session Monday as a way to secure Gov. Phil Murphy’s signature on bills sent to him in December legalizing recreational marijuana. The Senate voted 22-12 and the Assembly 49-27, along party lines. Murphy signed it into…

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Colorado won’t stop employers from firing workers for using weed off the clock

Colorado legislators decided Wednesday not to advance a bill that aimed to protect employees from being fired for using marijuana in their personal time. The 10 members of the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee voted unanimously against the bill, HB 20-1089, after nearly three hours of testimony from people…

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Colorado lawmakers want to stop employers from firing people for using weed in their personal time

Two Colorado lawmakers want to pass a law to protect workers who use marijuana when they’re off the clock. House Rep. Jevon Melton, D-Aurora, has introduced a bill to prevent businesses from firing employees for partaking in legal activities on their own time — even if the activities are only…

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Cannabis Education Courses Will Soon Be Available For Canadian Employers

Cannabis Education Courses Will Soon Be Available For Canadian Employers A Canadian consulting firm from Alberta, Cannabis at Work, will soon start offering educational cannabis courses designed for employers, reports CBC.   The program will help Canadian companies have a better understanding of the implications of, and regulations involved, once…

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Canadians Ready For Legal Cannabis, Employers Not So Much

71% Of Canadian Employers Not Prepared For Cannabis Legalization Cannabis legalization is set to make its way to the Great White North on or before summer of this year, but an overwhelming majority of employers still aren’t sure how to handle cannabis in the workplace, according to a new report…

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