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New York: Employers Are Prohibited from Testing Most Employees for Cannabis

The New York Department of Labor announced that employers are now prohibited from testing their workers for the presence of marijuana. Employers will still be allowed to take action against an employee who is impaired on-the-job, but only if an...

Smartphones can tell when you’re high, according to study

In a turn of scientific advance that most people will surely feel is an invasion of privacy, a proof-of-concept study published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence shows that our smartphones can use their technology to know when we’re intoxicated...

Los Angeles: District Attorney to Vacate Some 60,000 Marijuana Convictions

The Office of the District Attorney for Los Angeles County announced its intent to vacate the records of 58,000 local citizens with marijuana-related convictions. In a statement released today, Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón said: “Dismissing these convictions...

World Anti-Doping Agency To Review Marijuana Policies

In response to the public outrage regarding the suspension of American athlete Sha’Carri Richardson for testing positive for cannabis, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that it will be reevaluating their policies. Currently, WADA deems THC, the primary psychoactive...

Weed Advertising in the age of Social Media

Much has been said about the vague and shadowy policies that Facebook has regarding marijuana on their platform. However, it does seem that they have been consistently conservative when it comes to the topic, so most of us have...

New Study finds alcohol use among young adults down, marijuana use up

A survey that began collecting data in 1975 has published its findings on the drug use trends of young adults over time. Most of the information is not entirely surprising, but continues to show that the drug of choice for...

Some Hall of Flowers Events to look out for

The two year anniversary for Hall of Flowers is coming, and this year it looks like it’ll be bigger than ever. Over the course of the rest of the year, there will be three events, starting in Santa Rosa,...

Smoking Weed at the New York State Fair became an issue

It seems New York is finding out its limits for the acceptance of marijuana-use. Previously, we had reported that the New York State Fair was allowing marijuana-use wherever tobacco-use was permitted. Turns out, tobacco was permitted in lots of areas...

Marijuana Taxes going to good places in Cali & Denver

With the huge amount of money being made via state weed taxes, the question that will be persistently asked is where it’s all getting funneled. A couple news stories have just come out that helps answer this question. For starters, California...

California made BANK in marijuana tax revenue this fiscal year

At this point it’s no shocker that states have made lots of money from marijuana sales during the pandemic. It makes sense. With people stuck inside, they’re smoking more than ever before, even during the work day. This, in...
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New York: Officials Moving to Clear Over 400,000 Past Marijuana Convictions

State officials have sealed nearly 200,000 marijuana-related criminal convictions and are in the process of expunging several hundred thousand...
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