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Florida Dispensaries Want Marijuana to be Legal?

2 Florida dispensaries have shown support for adult use legalization in Florida by pledging over a half a million dollars each to the “Make it Legal” political committee. MedMen and Surterra, two strong brands, are jumping on board! The money is expected to be put towards getting the 750,000 signatures required to get adult use...

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Trump administration looks at banning flavored e-cigarettes

Investigators continue to try to understand what is causing the illness of hundreds and deaths of 6 people. The FDA is finalizing guidance to remove all non-tobacco flavors of e-cigarettes, including mint and menthol. In addition to the current outbreak of lung issues, there is concern about minors using e-cigarettes, the effects, and the further use...

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Florida Dispensary System Continues to Cause Confusion

Could Changes to Florida Lead to More Dispensaries? After a Court ruled that the Vertical integration system should be changed, Florida’s government is now on deck for their reaction. Governor DeSantis has stated that the ruling is confusing. Although he has concerns about vertical integration, it sounds like more discussion will need to be held...

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Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Florida’s Medical Cannabis

As part of the 2016 presidential election, Floridians voted on Amendment 2, also known as the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, which legalized medicinal use of marijuana for people diagnosed with glaucoma, cancer, HIV, epilepsy, PTSD, ALS, AIDS, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease. The initiative passed by a margin of 71.3% to 28.7%....

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Nevada outlaws pre-employment marijuana screening of marijuana in most cases

Nevada announced that employers cannot screen potential employees for marijuana. However, there are some exceptions.. EMTs, firefighters and employee vehicle drivers still must pass the marijuana test. Also, if by using marijuana an employee can put another at risk, they can be rejected for a positive test. Other states are working on how to integrate...

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Can you use medical marijuana at work?

New Jersey Medical Marijuana Patients Win Protections for Drug Tests A state appeals court has ruled that New Jersey workers can’t be fired if they fail a drug test because they are a medical marijuana patient. The appeal means that as long as patients are not under the influence at work, they are protected by...

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Can you get a DUI for having marijuana in your system?

Philly DA Establishes Plan for DUI Drivers – DUIs Only for those who are Truly Stoned             The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association testified against legalizing cannabis for adult recreational use in Harrisburg last Monday. During the hearing, the topic of conversation veered towards DUIs for stoned drivers. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner has stated that...