The proposal to modify the manner in which the league deals with recreational marijuana use would, if it is delivered, come as the NFLPA’s recently formed pain management committee separately studies the issue of marijuana use by players as a pain management tool and whether that should be permissible under the drug policies.
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June 13 — A teacher who was fired after being convicted of marijuana possession should be reinstated, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled.
Two days before Christmas, on Dec. 23, 2015, Eugene resident Michael Hirsch was fired from his job as a senior programmer and systems analyst with Lane County in Oregon. He was let go as a result of testing positive for marijuana use—medical marijuana use.
The United Food and Commercial Workers union has been organizing employees in the U.S. cannabis and hemp industries since 2008. Its Cannabis Workers Division now represents several thousand workers in six states and Washington, D.C.