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Nevada: New Law Bars Employers from Discriminating Against Cannabis Consumers

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Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed legislation into law prohibiting certain employers from refusing to hire a worker because he or she tested positive for cannabis. The new law takes effect on January 1, 2020. Assembly Bill 132 makes it “unlawful for any employer in [Nevada] to fail or refuse to hire a prospective employee […]

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Cannabis Excelsior: Remembering Doug Greene

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Photo: Buck Ennis/Crain’s New York Business NORML is deeply saddened to report the untimely and tragic loss of longtime member and activist, Doug Greene. Doug served as Empire State NORML’s Legislative Director, and worked tirelessly to reform marijuana laws in the state of New York. “Doug was a passionate advocate for ending America’s failed war on cannabis […]

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Nevada: Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Measure

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Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed legislation, Senate Bill 430, expanding the pool of patients eligible for medical cannabis therapy. The measure allows patients diagnosed with anxiety disorders, autism, chronic pain, opioid dependency, and other conditions to obtain a recommendation for medical cannabis. The act becomes effective on July 1, 2019. An estimated 18,000 Nevadans […]

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