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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Jeff Sessions’ involvement in Comey firing prompts calls for him to resign

Published: May 11, 2017, 3:50 pm • Updated: May 11, 2017, 4:29 pm By Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation. “During the course of the last several weeks, I have met with the relevant senior career Department officials to discuss whether…

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Congressman Blumenauer’s Response To Marijuana Majority’s Petition Calling For Firing Of DEA Head

(image via Oregon Cannabis Connection) DEA head Chuck Rosenberg made some very insensitive comments about medical marijuana recently, calling medical marijuana ‘a joke.’ That led to the Marijuana Majority starting a petition calling for the Obama Administration to fire Chuck Rosenberg. That petition has been signed by over 140k people,…

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Medical Marijuana Patients Deliver Petition Calling For DEA Head’s Firing

Today a group of medical marijuana patients and their supporters delivered more than 100,000 petition signatures demanding the resignation or firing of the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) after he called the medical use of cannabis a “joke.” The petition — http://change.org/nojoke — has more than double the…

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