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Nevada Law Bars Most Employers From Rejecting Cannabis Consumers

The law makes it unlawful for would-be employers in Nevada “to fail or refuse to hire” a prospective employee whose screening test results indicate the presence of marijuana.

Workplace Deaths Fell 34% After Medical Cannabis Legalization

Why? Younger adult workers might be using less alcohol, opioids in medical cannabis states.

StatsCan: Over Half a Million Canadians Use Cannabis at Work

More Canadians are admitting that they're consuming cannabis before they clock in.

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.

This Canadian Staffing Agency Will Help You Find a Job in the Cannabis Industry

“We’ve placed people in a wide range of positions, from sales and marketing to quality assurance, compliance and cultivation,” says cannabis-industry headhunter Alison McMahon.

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.

Under Trump, Legal Cannabis Is a Deportable Offense 

More and more, those who admit to having ever used cannabis are being refused entry into the United States—or deported if they’re already here.

Patriot Care Panned for Felony Stand

When the Massachusetts dispensary lobbied to ban drug felons from the industry, outrage followed.

How to Find a Job in the Cannabis Industry

There are more than 122,000 jobs in the cannabis industry. Employers are creating more every day. Want one? Take these steps.

The Shake: Urine Tests Wash Out Tech’s Best and Brightest, and Cannabis ‘Twinkie’ Defense Used

Prohibition costs states billions in lost funds, the Chicago Tribune calls out the NFL, and students are going to college on cannabis' dime.

The Shake: Hockey Night with Cannabis

Toronto's mayor warns of coming crackdown, cannabis borrows a play from the wine world, and legalization is more popular than both Clinton and Trump.