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Designated Driver not Accountable for Cannabis-Carrying Passengers, Court Decides

A Newfoundland woman said she had no idea her passengers were carrying cannabis in a mason jar.

Metrolinx to Ban Cannabis for Workers in Safety-Sensitive Jobs

Workers will be banned from using recreational cannabis at all times, including off-duty.

Why Legal Cannabis Can Still Get You Fired

Only 11 of 31 states where cannabis is legal protect workers from being fired for off-duty use. And there are virtually no protections for recreational consumers.

Small Businesses Grapple With Maze of Conflicting Cannabis Laws

Here are some questions small businesses need to consider when deciding on what drug testing policies to follow.

When It Comes to Testing for Cannabis, More Employers Are Mellowing Out

Testing for cannabis—a fixture at large American employers for at least 30 years—excludes too many potential workers, experts say.

Legalization Laws Are Forcing Employers to Rethink Cannabis Policies

In a tight labor market, "zero tolerance" for legal cannabis consumption may no longer be tenable.

Can Olympic Athletes Use Cannabis? Officially No, But…

The World Anti-Doping Agency's cannabis limits are probably more lenient than your employer’s.

Sessions Advisor Ramping up Drug War, Profiting From Drug Tests

Meet Robert DuPont, an ancient relic from the Nixon years who's come back to haunt the 21st century.

World Anti-Doping Agency Removes CBD From Banned Substances List

Call it a first step in the right direction: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is removing CBD from its list of banned substances in 2018.

Australian Doctors Clash With Government Over Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients

Hundreds of Australian health-care workers have signed an open letter to the federal government asking officials not to implement mandatory drug testing for welfare recipients.

Is Drug Testing Negatively Impacting America’s Workforce?

Many companies in legal states still require pre-hire drug testing and regular screenings throughout employment. Does this policy adversely impact the United States workforce?

Maine Cannabis Law Could Change Employers’ Drug-Testing Practices

The Maine Department of Labor says the majority of businesses won't be able to fire an employee for a marijuana-positive drug test.

You Can’t Fire Cannabis Patients Just for Using Cannabis, Massachusetts High Court Rules

In what appears to be a first-of-its-kind ruling, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that employees can’t be fired simply for using medical cannabis.

House Republicans Vote to Expand Drug Testing

House Republicans voted to expand drug testing for applicants seeking unemployment benefits. Is that constitutional?

Can You Be Sacked for Using Medical Marijuana in Australia?

As Australia eases its rules on medical cannabis, workers and their employers have questions about what is and isn't allowed.

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