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Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act Did Not Protect Employee Who Was Terminated for Positive Marijuana Test Result

USA - October 20 2021 A federal court in Pennsylvania granted an employer’s motion for summary judgment dismissing a former employee’s Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act…

New York Department of Labor Publishes Guidance Addressing Recreational Marijuana In The Workplace; Most Drug Testing For Marijuana Is Prohibited

USA - October 19 2021 The New York Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently published guidance and FAQs entitled “Adult Use Cannabis And The Workplace - New York Labor Law…

DEA Issues Public Safety Alert Concerning Fake Prescription Pills Containing Fentanyl and Methamphetamine

USA - September 29 2021 The Drug Enforcement Administration issued a public safety alert on September 27, 2021 to warn Americans of the alarming increase in the lethality…

Court Upholds Termination of Employee Who Used Prescription Medication That Was Prescribed 5 Years Earlier

USA - September 24 2021 A federal court in Indiana dismissed the disability discrimination and retaliation claims of a DOT-regulated driver who failed a random drug test due…

FDA and CDC Issue Warnings Regarding Health Risks of Using Delta-8 THC Products

USA - September 15 2021 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued warnings to the public regarding the potential health…

DOT-Regulated Employers: Revised CCF Must Be Used As Of August 30, 2021

USA - August 24 2021 Employers who are regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation and their service agents (collectors, laboratories and Medical Review Officers)…

New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission’s Rules Do Not Address Standards For Workplace Marijuana Testing

USA - August 23 2021 The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (the “Commission”) published the first set of rules and regulations on August 19, 2021 governing…

Pennsylvania Appellate Court Affirms State Medical Marijuana Law Provides Private Right Of Action

USA - August 16 2021 The Pennsylvania Superior Court has found, as a matter of first impression, that medical marijuana users may maintain a private action under the…

Medical Cannabis Patients in Puerto Rico Gain Employment Protections

Puerto Rico, USA - August 6 2021 Registered and authorized patients of medical cannabis in Puerto Rico are considered a protected category for purposes of all employment laws under…

Marijuana Use Laws Budding In Virginia On July 1, 2021

USA - June 30 2021 Consistent with legislative trends, Virginia weighed in further on the nationwide marijuana debate by enacting two new comprehensive cannabis-related…