Tag: drug policy

Illinois Poised to Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

  The Illinois house and senate have approved a bill to remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana. Now it heads to Governor Bruce Rauner’s desk where, if signed, it would become law. While possession of up to 15 grams would still include a fine, it would not longer include jail time and […]

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Case Study: Does Your Company’s Drug Policy Violate the ADA?

    We’ve posed this question before regarding an employee’s use of marijuana in a state where it is either legal or considered a medical treatment. If you missed that post, you can read it here. Today our guest blogger Tommy Eden, an attorney with Constangy, Brooks, and Smith, LLP writes about some other ways […]

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JetBlue Pilot Busted for Heroin

Recent news that a JetBlue pilot was arrested and charged with heroin possession caused turbulence in hearts of fliers everywhere.  According to an article in the Boston Globe, Police spotted the pilot walking through Boston Common with a woman they knew to be a drug user, searched them both and found heroin in her bra and […]

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