Tag: marijuana legalization

Five States Will Legalize Marijuana in November

On Nov 9th, voters will be deciding on more than just who will run our country for the next four years. Voters in five states will vote on measures to legalize and regulate marijuana use as well. Recent polls show a “yes” vote will win in all five states: California, Arizona, Massachusettes, Maine, and Nevada. […]

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Marijuana: Helpful or Harmful?

There are dueling arguments regarding the use of marijuana. Proponents of legalization say it is a mostly harmless or even medicinal substance that should be legal. Those against, say it is a potent drug that can cause real harm to users and to the public. Both arguments have merit. Long before legalization, my grandfather’s oncologist […]

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What 420 Really Means

This month Pennsylvania became the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana and today is a national holiday of sorts for the marijuana culture. The conversation about marijuana is changing so fast it isn’t easy to keep up with it. Employers can’t help but wonder what it means for businesses that value a drug-free workplace. Should […]

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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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