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End Discriminatory Marijuana Testing of Trucking Industry Workers

Tens of thousands of workers are leaving the commercial trucking industry because the federal government refuses to update its antiquated…

April 11, 2024

Bill Launched to Ban Federal Hiring Discrimination Over Cannabis Use

Bipartisan lawmakers in Congress have filed a bill to protect people from being denied federal employment or security clearances due…

July 28, 2023

Bill to Stop Employers Asking About Past Cannabis Use Passes CA Senate

The California Senate has approved a bill that would prohibit employers from asking job applicants about prior marijuana use. After…

June 2, 2023

Many Young Adults Won’t Apply for Federal Jobs Due to Cannabis Policies

As the federal government struggles to recruit young people, a recent survey found that 30 percent of those between the…

May 19, 2023

Fired for Cannabis Impairment? What Recourse Do You Have?

As cannabis legalization spreads across the United States, it helps protect people from criminalization, but it doesn’t protect you from…

May 16, 2023

New Center Offers Free Legal Services to People Who Use Drugs in NJ

Rutgers Law Associates (RLA) and Vital Strategies recently announced the launch of a center to provide free legal services for…

November 28, 2022

Will Tennessee’s Initiative to Formally Outlaw Slavery Help Prisoners?

A ballot initiative in Tennessee would formally outlaw slavery in the state constitution. It would nullify an exception currently in…

September 21, 2022

New Jersey Bans Employment Discrimination Over Cannabis Testing Alone

New Jersey marijuana regulators have approved new guidance for employers that makes clear they cannot penalize workers based solely on…

September 12, 2022

CA Bills to Protect Workers’ Off-Duty Cannabis Use, Veterinary Prescribing Go to Newsom

California bills to provide broad employment protections for workers who use marijuana off the job and clarify that veterinarians can…

August 31, 2022

California Bill Would Protect Workers’ Off-Duty Cannabis Use

Although California has fully legalized cannabis, workers can still be tested for THC while employed or applying for a job,…

August 24, 2022