Tag: Legalization

Politics

New York City Bans Employers From Drug Testing for Cannabis

New York — A new law in New York City bans employers, labor organizations and employment agencies from testing job applicants for cannabis and tetrahydrocannabinols, or THC – the active ingredient in weed. Enacted May 10 by city legislators, Prohibition of drug testing for pre-employment hiring procedures states that pre-employment […]

Business Culture

5 Careers Created by Cannabis Legalization

Six years ago recreational cannabis use was illegal in all 50 states — and had been for nearly a century. Following the 2018 midterm elections, anyone over 21 will soon be allowed to legally consume marijuana in 10 states plus the District of Columbia. Overall, 33 states in the past […]

World

South Korea First to Legalize Medical Cannabis in Asia

South Korea looks to became the first country in East Asia to legalize medical cannabis, marking a significant milestone in the global industry and a potential turning point in how the drug is perceived in traditionally conservative societies. The country’s National Assembly approved the Amendment to the Narcotics Control Act […]

Politics

Cannabis Has Been Legalized In 10 States And Washington DC

In 2012, Colorado and Washington state became the first states to vote to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. Since then, eight more states and Washington, DC, have followed — although Vermont and DC, while allowing marijuana possession and growing, have continued to bar sales for recreational purposes. The spread of […]

Politics

Cannabis Ballot Measures To Watch In U.S. Midterm Elections

Michigan and North Dakota will vote on recreational cannabis, Utah to vote on medical marijuana that can’t be smoked or eaten California, Colorado and seven other states have legalized recreational marijuana, and there are roughly 30 states that have passed medical cannabis in some form. On Tuesday, more states could […]

Culture World

Canadian Users of Legalized Cannabis Could Face Lifetime Bans From US, Warns Top Trump Border Official

As Canada prepares to legalize cannabis nationwide beginning October 17th, a high-level official in the Trump administration says the United States will now start implementing possible lifetime bans on Canadian citizens who are cannabis users, industry workers, or investors. In an extensive interview with Politico, Todd Owen, the executive assistant […]