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Marijuana Federal and State Laws

The Pros and Cons of Marijuana Testing

Last updated on August 24th, 2020 at 10:24 amThere is much confusion about marijuana drug testing in the workplace, employers need to make decisions.  What are the pros and cons? Guest Author: Katherine Miller of Current Consulting Group, LLC  This information is provided for educational purposes only. Reader retains full responsibility for the use of […]

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Welcome to New York Drug Testing

New York Laws on Drug Testing

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 01:48 pmNew York City says no pre-employment drug testing for marijuana with some exceptions.  However, New York State does not have a drug testing statute. There are also a handful of other laws and regulations that indirectly impact drug testing. Information provided by Joe Reilly, President, National Drug […]

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Marijuana Decriminalized

Marijuana Decriminalized

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 10:27 amDecriminalization or decriminalisation is the abolition of criminal penalties in relation to certain acts, perhaps retroactively, though perhaps regulated permits or fines might still apply (for contrast, see: legalization). The reverse process is criminalization. Decriminalization reflects changing social and moral views. A society may come to the view that an act is not harmful, should no longer […]

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When Employees Abuse Marijuana and Alcohol in Times of High Anxiety

When Employees Abuse Marijuana and Alcohol in Times of High Anxiety

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 04:18 pmGuest Blog Post by Lori Lal Senior Consultant for National Drug Screening, Inc Substance Abuse May Rise During the COVID-19 Pandemic In these uncertain and anxious times amidst a global pandemic, individuals with addiction issues are suddenly dealing with sobriety issues by themselves without their usual support […]

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Katherine Miller

When is Pre-Employment Testing for THC Prohibited?

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 04:20 pmIs pre-employment drug testing for marijuana legal in the United States – mostly YES Guest Blog Writer: Katherine Miller, Director of Brand Management and Compliance The Current Consulting Group, LLC CurrentCompliance.org – State Laws Database This information is provided for educational purposes only. Reader retains full responsibility […]

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Safety Sensitive for Marijuana Drug Testing

Safety Sensitive for Marijuana Drug Testing

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 04:31 pmSafety Sensitive for Marijuana Drug Testing – By Dee Mason, Working Partners®, Guest Blog Writer – See also Dee Mason on the Working Partners® Web Site  As states continue to pass marijuana laws, more states are including carve outs for safety sensitive concerns (or adding such previsions to […]

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State-specific Marijuana Information for Employers

State-specific Marijuana Information for Employers

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 04:40 pmUPDATE  01/17/2020 – NOW AVAILABLE Marijuana Considerations & Laws by State Workplace Considerations For Marijuana Use Checklist of Impacting Issues for Employee Use of Marijuana State-specific Marijuana Information for Employers By Dee Mason, Working Partners® Although it is still against the law at the federal level, states […]

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Changes To Marijuana Laws Should Change Your Drug Use Policy

Changes To Marijuana Laws Should Change Your Drug Use Policy

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 04:43 pmOne of the most dynamic changes we’re seeing in the state of drugs in America today is the changing stance of marijuana’s legal status. Federally, the drug is still considered an illegal substance. At the State level, however, many states, such as California, or Maine, have legalized […]

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