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Can Employers Prohibit Employees from Using Medical Marijuana?

Can Employers Prohibit Employees from Using Medical Marijuana?

In 2010, voters passed the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA) allowing patients with qualifying impairments to obtain marijuana for medicinal purposes. Although this law makes purchasing cannabis legal on the state level, we still hear quite a few questions about medical marijuana and employment. One question we get asked quite often is, “Can employers prohibit […]

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World Anti-Doping Agency Removes Ban on CBD

World Anti-Doping Agency Removes Ban on CBD

Even after the legalization of marijuana in many states for both medical and recreational use, there remains a high level of concern among athletes at all levels. Up until now CBD held a place on the World Anti-Doping Agency list of banned substances, which meant that athletes who used CBD oil products could be suspended from […]

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Is Medical Marijuana Banned from Arizona Colleges and Universities? New Ruling Changes Everything for MMJ College Students

Is Medical Marijuana Banned from Arizona Colleges and Universities? New Ruling Changes Everything for MMJ College Students

In light of a recent appellate court ruling that universities and colleges in Arizona can ban medical marijuana on their campuses, but that it cannot constitute a crime, it’s important to take a close look at what rules have been changed, what rules are still in place and the possible scenarios for the future. The Facts […]

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Where New Attorney General Jeff Sessions Stands on Marijuana

Where New Attorney General Jeff Sessions Stands on Marijuana

The one quote that seems to best encapsulate Jeff Sessions’ position on medical cannabis is, “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” It has been clear from previous statements that Sessions takes a very strong prohibitionist stance. And since he is the new Attorney General, he could direct the Department of Justice in general and the DEA, in particular, to rigorously...

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Can Marijuana Help the Brain and Cognitive Problems?

Can Marijuana Help the Brain and Cognitive Problems?

Despite all the bad press about marijuana slowing down cognitive ability and causing people to lose focus, there are reasons to believe certain marijuana strains actually can help boost your focus and solve cognitive problems. Since 1970, when marijuana was first classified as a schedule 1 drug, there has been little room for researchers to […]

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