More than a third of American private employers have drug testing policies for their workers in accordance with the federal drug-free workplace act. But, times have changed since that law was passed 25 years ago. 23 states have legalized medical marijuana and voters in Colorado and Washington State have legalized recreational pot. CBS News legal
Full Story: https://indianapublicmedia.org/news/veterans-enter-a-new-fight,-this-time-for-legal-cannabis.php We travel to Illinois where legalized marijuana sales started January 1st. In part two of our series on marijuana legalization, we look into whether the economic benefits in other states could influence Indiana lawmakers. These stories plus the latest news headlines from across the state, Friday at 6 on Indiana Newsdesk.
Pot is now legal in Illinois. Charlie Bachtell, Cresco Labs CEO, joins CNBC’s “Power Lunch” team to discuss the cannabis sector. Illinois rings in the new year on Wednesday by joining 10 states and the District of Columbia in allowing the legal sale and purchase of marijuana. Illinois became the 11th state in the nation
More News: https://indianapublicmedia.org/news/topics/indiana-newsdesk.php We travel to Illinois where legalized marijuana sales started January 1st. In part two of our series on marijuana legalization, we look into whether the economic benefits in other states could influence Indiana lawmakers. Governor Eric Holcomb says he’s all in on boosting teacher pay. But he wants to wait until next
Proponents of medical marijuana launched their next legislative effort Thursday with an attempt to convince law enforcement officials from across the state not to oppose legal dispensaries selling cannabis products to sick Tennesseans.
In the last Federal election (2015), Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada vowed to legalize recreational cannabis. This promise is soon to become reality as the Canadian government has proposed to move forward with legalization to July 2018. Along with a change in legislature comes sizeable public opposition from people who are afraid
Doctors in the city said they`re still running the numbers but have seen a spike in ER visits since the state legalized recreational marijuana.
Marijuana becomes legal in Illinois, the largest US midwestern state, as 2020 is rung in with shops opening at 6 am to support what is expected to be a record turnout for recreational cannabis. “I think this is groundbreaking,” Jackie Ryan tells AFP after completing her first purchase at Sunnyside dispensary. “Finally, Illinois is following
Illinois dispensaries have encountered problem’s with the state’s tracking software on the first day of recreational sales. FULL STORY: https://abc7chicago.com/business/legal-recreational-marijuana-sales-begin-in-illinois/5804233/
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Hemp farmers, business owners and Vote Hemp representatives plant industrial hemp seeds on the DEA headquarters lawn and are arrested.
Illinois, the largest Midwestern state in the U.S., is beginning 2020 with the implementation of a new law that allows people to legally buy marijuana for recreational use. The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act also also allows the governor to pardon thousands for past low-level cannabis convictions. VOA’s Mariama Diallo reports Originally published at –
Marijuana is legal in Illinois as of New Year’s Day, and thousands lined up across the area at medical marijuana dispensaries licensed to sell recreational weed to make their purchases. FULL STORY: https://abc7chicago.com/business/legal-recreational-marijuana-sales-begin-in-illinois/5804233/
Utah voters in November will decide whether to legalize medical marijuana. Opponents recently dropped a lawsuit against the ballot measure, clearing the way for the vote. Taylor Anderson, a government reporter for the Salt Lake Tribune discusses the fight on CBSN.
Now that 2020 has arrived, scores of new laws are going into effect across the country. From legalization of marijuana and criminal justice reform to raising minimum wage and the cost of electric cars, state legislatures are having a major impact on the nation’s laws. The Hill’s Reid Wilson joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss specific
Recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois in two days, and dispensaries are stocking up to make sure they have enough weed to go around. FULL STORY: https://abc7chicago.com/business/chicago-dispensaries-prepare-for-marijuana-legalization-jan-1/5799887/
Former Senator Tom Daschle and Kyle Detwiler, CEO of Clever Leaves, join “Squawk on the Street” to discuss the legalization of cannabis in the United States. For access to live and exclusive video from CNBC subscribe to CNBC PRO: https://www.cnbc.com/pro/?__source=youtube » Subscribe to CNBC TV: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCtelevision » Subscribe to CNBC: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC » Subscribe to CNBC
(12 Aug 2016) A three-day conference began on Friday in Mexico City called “Expoweed” promoting the home-growing of marijuana. The practice still not legal in the country. Some activists and promoters say the “grow” movement is an antidote to illnesses, while others tout it as an antidote to Mexico’s drug violence. The conference features rows
The City of Chicago is preparing for the legalization of recreational marijuana on Jan. 1, and city officials are inspecting all the new dispensaries, to make sure they`re following all of the rules.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Monday decriminalizing marijuana use in the state of New York. The law reduces unlawful possession of marijuana to a violation punishable by a fine. Additionally, it also creates a process for individuals convicted of certain marijuana offenses to have their records expunged. The governor’s office said that New York’s existing
Ten years ago, you couldn’t buy recreational cannabis in the U.S. It’s now legal in 10 states plus Washington D.C. for people 21 and older. Here’s how far cannabis legalization has come this decade. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered
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Michigan became the first state in the Midwest to legalize weed in November 2018, ending decades of marijuana prohibition. Cannabis use has been becoming more and more mainstream in the Mitten state since medical marijuana was legalized a decade ago. But the vague 2008 law resulted in legal mayhem for medical marijuana patients and caregivers