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New Jersey medical cannabis patients win major protections from being fired for failing a drug test

New Jersey medical cannabis patients win major protections from being fired for failing a drug test

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 3, 2019


Filed under Medical cannabis

Medical cannabis patients who work in New Jersey are jumping for joy after discovering that they have won huge protections that safeguard them from being fired for flunking a drug test. The news comes after a state appeals Court ruled in favor of medical cannabis patients in New Jersey, who will no longer have ...

New York State Department of Health will allow medical cannabis as substitute for opioids

New York State Department of Health will allow medical cannabis as substitute for opioids

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 20, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis, News, Showcase

On July 12, medical cannabis patients in “The Big Apple” rejoiced as the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) announced it would permit cannabis prescriptions for the replacement of opioids. This could potentially help tackle the opioid epidemic. According to a report from the N...

Oklahoma’s medicinal cannabis measure is approved by voters

Oklahoma’s medicinal cannabis measure is approved by voters

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 28, 2018


Filed under News

Voters have approved Oklahoma's medicinal cannabis measure. On Tuesday, June 26th, 56.8 percent of Oklahomans voted in favor of legalizing the plant for medical purposes. State Question No. 788 asked those who voted whether or not they think cannabis should be legalized for use, sale, and cultivation in the Sooner State. What do...

California releases cannabis regulations, with no limit on farm size

California releases cannabis regulations, with no limit on farm size

Sara Tiradossi

November 17, 2017


Filed under Social cannabis

California officials unveiled a comprehensive set of new rules on Thursday for the legal cannabis marketplace that begins Jan. 1. The long-waited guidelines, released by the Department of Health, Department of Food and Agriculture and the Bureau of Cannabis Control, cover everything from dosage amounts...

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