On July 17, 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that a Massachusetts medical marijuana patient could sue her employer for handicap discrimination after she was fired for being a registered medical marijuana patient.
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The Coats decision may ultimately be remembered as an aberration, a false start in the effort to figure out marijuana regulation in the early days.
In Oregon, a Court of Appeals recently ruled that marijuana smoke is not physically offensive. The case stemmed from a 2012 incident where a Philomath man, Jared William Lang, was visited by local police. One of Lang’s neighbors had called the police because he could smell marijuana coming from Lang’s apartment.
A judge has denied a petition to dismiss a lawsuit filed against a fabric company accused of violating a Rhode Island woman’s civil rights by denying her a paid internship based upon her use of medical marijuana.
Over the last several years, our nation has been wracked with stories of racial discrimination. From Trayvon Martin to Eric Garner, it seems as if the United States cannot go more than a few months without a tragedy evoking racial tension.
Cannabis stocks ended the first quarter of the year in the red as many companies continue to experience selling pressures and poor liquidity.
Within the last decade or so, public opinion of marijuana has made a monumental shift. At the turn of the century, it would have been ludicrous to think that recreational marijuana would be legal in any state, much less four.
The proliferation of legal marijuana in the last decade has come as a huge relief to millions of marijuana users in the United States.
Do you have a right to smoke marijuana? What about if you have a medical condition? Is medical marijuana a right or is it just another treatment option? Although medical marijuana is legal in 23 states and the District of Columbia, few states have laws in place to protect patients.
It’s a quiet morning. With a couple of hours of darkness, no one else needs anything of me yet. Coffee in hand, I can go where I want. Destination Ladybud.