Local businesses are facing a dilema now that recreational marijuana is legal in Nevada. The question is, do they hire someone who uses the drug on their own time? Companies are being forced to review their policies.
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Although recreational marijuana has been legal in Oregon for a little less than two years now, state residents can still lose their jobs for using the substance; however, if state lawmakers get their way, that may soon change.
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.
CARBONDALE, Ill., Aug. 27, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Based in Carbondale, Illinois, Ieso is one of only 21 applicants to be awarded a state cultivation license and the only Illinois company that uses greenhouses to produce medical cannabis. We are seeking people who are dedicated, dependable, professional, and curious about innovative medicine to work in a wide variety of positions.
California’s Humboldt County is known for its towering redwoods. But this region about 200 miles north of San Francisco has another claim to fame: Humboldt is to weed what Napa is to fine wine — it’s the heart of marijuana production in the U.S.
Ever earned a $20 bill … on weed? According to a SurveyMonkey poll conducted by Mashable, one in 10 people in the United States have gone to work while high on marijuana. The poll highlights other drug habits of the American worker, and despite lingering questions, the results help contrast the use of prescription drugs to marijuana.