Day: June 13, 2017

Advocates Make Final Push for Marijuana Legalization

Bill faces uphill climb in legislative session’s final two weeks. Advocates for the legalization of marijuana were at the state Capitol on Monday to plead with state lawmakers not to let their hopes for the creation of a recreational market go up in smoke for yet another year. Lawmakers and advocates are backing legislation that […]

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Why is it So Hard to Get Medical Marijuana in New York?

Three years ago, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York state legislators made medical marijuana legal. It was welcome news for patients in the Empire State looking to alleviate pain and treat illnesses with cannabis. But ask New Yorkers how the program is working and you will get an earful. Sure, it may be […]

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Medical Pot a Growing Issue in Alberta Workplaces

While more Canadians are using medical marijuana for myriad issues, it can have an impact on their status in the workplace, as one apprentice found out. Apprentice ironworker Johnathan Dickson says his union wouldn’t send him out to construction jobs last year while he was using medical marijuana. While an official with Ironworkers local 720 […]

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