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New Jersey offers employment protections for registered medical cannabis patients

New Jersey offers employment protections for registered medical cannabis patients

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 15, 2019

Amendments have been made to New Jersey's medical cannabis rules, with authorized patients now being granted employment protections in the Democratic-leaning state. The reworking of regulatory framework means that employers will now be required to meet the needs of employees who use medical cannabis to tre...

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

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 ...

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