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TuesdayOct 09, 2018 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Connecticut Federal Court Rules in Favor of Employees Taking Medical Marijuana

A federal district court has ruled that a nursing home violated the anti-discriminatory act when it rescinded a job offer to a job seeker who declared that she consumes medical cannabis off-duty and tested positive for THC in a pre-employment drugs test. Medical cannabis is legal in Connecticut where the plaintiff lives and sought to be employed by the nursing home. The case was filed by the plaintiff last year and judgment was delivered last month, more than a year later. The defendant had tried to get the case dismissed arguing that federal laws allowed them to deny users of…

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MondayOct 08, 2018 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – White House Drug Office Promises Objective Marijuana Study

The news reports more than a month ago to the effect that the White House Drug Office had asked 14 federal agencies as well as the DEA to collect and submit data showing the negative effects of marijuana legalization in different states has attracted a backlash which has forced a senior official from the Drug Office to reassure those concerned that the marijuana policy panel will not be subjective as it looks into the impact of cannabis decriminalization in several states across the country. This clarification was revealed by Senator Michael Bennet from Colorado, one of the first states to…

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MondayOct 08, 2018 4:20 am

420 with CNW – U.S. Feds Confirm Canadians Involved in Legal Marijuana Industry Not Welcome

It is just days before recreational cannabis becomes legal throughout Canada but difficulties are already shaping up regarding how this legalization will affect Canadians who wish to travel to the U.S. The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) service has confirmed that steps will be taken to bar people who are involved in the Canadian marijuana industry from entering the U.S. CBP’s confirmation comes at a time when numerous media reports emerged about individuals who were handed lifetime bans from entering the U.S. as a result of their investment interests in the cannabis industry. Customs and Border Protection is simply enforcing…

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FridayOct 05, 2018 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Thousands of Marijuana Plants Seized in California Forest

The office of the San Bernardino County Sheriff recently announced that they had seized more than 10,000 cannabis plants that were growing in the San Bernardino National Forest. The plants were in three large plots that appear to have been cultivated by members of a drug trafficking gang. There was evidence that people were living around the cannabis plots in order to tend to those plants. Camping gear and trash was found where the plants were found by a combined force from the U.S. Forestry Service, the County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Fish and Wildlife. These law enforcement…

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FridayOct 05, 2018 4:20 am

420 with CNW – New Hampshire Raises Its Marijuana Revenue Projections

The Department of Revenue Administration in New Hampshire has revised its estimates of cannabis revenue upwards to $58 million annually if the products are taxed at 15%. These estimates come at a time when a committee is discussing a proposals to legalize recreational marijuana next year. Why would the state be interested in how much it will earn from cannabis sales? Legislators want to know whether the taxes generated from the marijuana industry would, at a bare minimum, meet the high cost of regulating the industry. The figures released by the Department of Revenue Administration suggest that the taxes collected…

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ThursdayOct 04, 2018 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – First Medical Cannabis Kitchen Due to Open in Arizona

The Mint Dispensary in Arizona is scheduled to open the first medical cannabis kitchen in the United States. This kitchen will open its doors to the public on October 5. Customers can order breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks at the kitchen. An espresso bar and a juice bar will also be open at the full-service kitchen. However, only individuals who have a medical marijuana card issued by the state of Arizona will be welcome to the establishment from 8 am to 10 pm every day of the week, weekends inclusive. No consumption will be permitted on the premises in order…

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ThursdayOct 04, 2018 4:20 am

420 with CNW – LA International Airport Allows Travelers to Carry Marijuana

Los Angeles International Airport announced that passengers were free to have cannabis on them or in their luggage when boarding flights as long as it didn’t exceed the amount allowed by California law. Currently, 28.5 grams or 8grams of concentrated cannabis (oil, for example) can be carried by someone within the state. This only applies to people who are 21-years of age or more. However, individuals who are carrying cannabis legally may still face prosecution once they are discovered by the Transport Safety Administration (TSA) agents at the airport. The TSA is obliged by law to notify local law enforcement…

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WednesdayOct 03, 2018 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Seattle Court Agrees to Vacate Marijuana Misdemeanor Convictions

All the seven judges of the Seattle Municipal Court have agreed to vacate all the convictions for marijuana possession dating back to 1996 when cannabis had not yet been decriminalized. The judges also made a decision to dismiss all cannabis possession charges against anyone who was being prosecuted within the jurisdiction. This decision is the culmination of a process that started in February when Peter Holmes, the City Attorney, filed a motion calling on the court to take this historic action. He said that step was needed to right the wrongs committed against people of color, especially African Americans, who…

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WednesdayOct 03, 2018 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Why Legalizing Recreational Cannabis in New Jersey May Be a Game Changer

Medical cannabis has been legal in New Jersey since 2010. However, there are moves to expand the medical marijuana program and also decriminalize recreational pot in the state possibly by the end of this year or early next year. Industry watchers are suggesting that the legalization of recreational cannabis in New Jersey would be a game changer for the entire industry for a number of reasons. First, the long history of cannabis prohibition in the state makes New Jersey one of the places with the largest number of people incarcerated for cannabis-related issues. New Jersey therefore has a big social…

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TuesdayOct 02, 2018 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Calgary Police Officers Barred from Consuming Cannabis Ahead of Legalization

Calgary police officers have been told they aren’t allowed to consume recreational cannabis just weeks before recreational marijuana hits the shelves of retail outlets. The news was communicated in an internal memo circulated to all police officers. The ban excludes members of the police service who cannot be deployed or called to a scene of crime. These include desk officers or those whose work is entirely administrative. The police top brass say this policy decision was taken as a precautionary measure to prevent any workplace safety issues that may arise. It isn’t known for how long someone can remain impaired…

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