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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Employees Who Smoke Weed are Good For Business – Worker’s Comp Claims Drop in Legal States

Why not caring if your workers smoke weed is good for business There has long been the discussion about “cannabis at the workplace” and how it will impact the bottom-line for companies. Some people believe that by legalizing cannabis you’ll reduce productivity within the workplace – however, evidence suggests that…

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Man sentenced for bribing 2 New Jersey postal workers to deliver packages of marijuana shipped from California

NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey drug dealer who bribed postal workers to bring him marijuana parcels he had shipped in from California has been sentenced to two years in prison. Glenn Blackstone, 50, of Newark will also have to serve five years of supervised release once he’s freed from…

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US Customs and Border Protection Sued By Law Firm For Banning Canadian Cannabis Workers

US Customs and Border Protection Sued By Law Firm For Banning Canadian Cannabis Workers                          Last year, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) made headlines after announcing that they would be issuing lifetime bans to Canadian cannabis workers who wanted to enter the United States. Canada legalized cannabis at the…

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There Are Now More Cannabis Industry Workers In The USA Than Librarians And Pilots

There Are Now More Cannabis Industry Workers In The USA Than Librarians And Pilots Cannabis Is A Safe Bet For Your Career If you’ve been looking for a sign to leave your dull 9-5 and work in the fast-paced, dynamic world of pot instead, here’s one for you to think…

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Colorado denies widow half of late husband’s workers’ compensation due to his marijuana use

DENVER — The state of Colorado is denying half the workers’ compensation death benefits to a woman whose husband died while working on a ski lift because he had marijuana in his system. KMGH-TV reports Erika Lee’s husband, Adam Lee, was crushed to death in December underneath a ski escalator…

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Why Aren’t Cannabis Industry Workers Serious About Workplace Safety?

Study: Why Aren’t Cannabis Industry Workers Serious About Workplace Safety? A recent study just revealed that no matter how much we want the cannabis industry to push forward, it doesn’t seem ready just yet. The study, conducted by researchers at the Colorado State University and published in the American Journal…

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Maine daycare workers think a parent brought them marijuana cookies

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 4:07 pm • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 4:10 pm By The Associated Press BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say daycare workers suspect a parent brought them cookies tainted with marijuana. Bangor Sgt. Brent Beaulieu said no children ate the cookies that were dropped off…

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