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Workers in Maine no longer have to worry about getting in trouble at work for smoking marijuana in their off time. Employers in the state will no longer be able to discriminate against employees for using marijuana or marijuana by-products outside after new laws went into effect, and the state’s Labor Department has removed the…Read More
The US cannabis industry is growing insanely fast — there are now more legal cannabis workers than dental hygienists
The total number of job postings for the cannabis industry increased 445% in 2017, according to job-search website ZipRecruiter. There are now more people working in the legal cannabis industry than there are dental hygienists in the US. The legal cannabis industry could be a $21 billion industry by 2021. The legal cannabis industry is…Read More
For those who need the medical effects of marijuana, or just want an alternative to the after-work drink, cannabis sublinguals are coming into vogue. Similar to breath strips, but infused with the main active ingredients in marijuana, sublinguals are easy and discreet to use. What is this new form of cannabis, and how does it…Read More
Entrepreneurs in 29 states who have been growing, testing and selling marijuana are now wondering: will President Trump’s Attorney General really divert resources from justice department priorities like stopping terrorism and dismantling gangs, to shut down neighborhood pot shops? These businesses have been operating under the Cole Memorandum which kept the Justice Department from prosecuting…Read More
In rescinding Thursday an Obama-era policy that paved the way for states to legalize marijuana, Attorney General Jeff Sessions triggered a hail of criticism from lawmakers on the left and right who took to the Senate floor, Twitter, Facebook and any other platform they could find to make their fury felt. Sessions’ new policy will…Read More
In one of the many surprises from the launch of commercial cannabis sales in California on Jan. 1 was the backstory of the first buyer. A former federal prosecutor turned legal mastermind of the marijuana industry named Henry Wykowski bought the Golden State’s first legal bag of marijuana. Wykowski paid $20.01 cash for a gram…Read More