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Canadian Senate Passes Bill Legalizing Recreational Cannabis
  • Dickinson Wright
  • Canada
  • June 21 2018

Canada has voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The Senate approved Bill C-45 (the Cannabis Act) on Tuesday, clearing the last major


Managing Marijuana in the Workplace
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 30 2018

The Federal Government is expected to legalize recreational marijuana before the end of this year’s summer season. Many employers are concerned about


Not So Fast: Maine Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto of Recreational Marijuana Law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On November 8, 2016, Maine voters approved “Question 1 - An Act to Legalize Marijuana,” and joined a handful of other states, including California, to


Cook County voters’ support of recreational cannabis in non-binding referendum promising for future of Illinois cannabis
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

Even as the future of recreational cannabis at the federal level is dim, Illinois may be moving toward a brighter horizon for recreational cannabis


Marijuana Series: Legislation to Reform New Jersey's Medicinal Marijuana Program Advances Gov. Murphy Reiterates Support
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

We have previously examined the current status of New Jersey's medicinal marijuana program, as well as Governor Murphy's intent to expand access to


National Impaired Driving Prevention Week
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • March 16 2018

The upcoming legislation to legalize the recreational use of cannabis, together with the arrival of spring and longer days that tempt us to venture


Federal Judge to Rule on “Fundamental Clash” Between PA’s Medical Marijuana Act and Federal Law
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • March 15 2018

Judge Gene E.K. Pratter of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued an important memorandum opinion regarding the conflict between federal criminal


Marijuana Series: Governor Murphy's Nominee for Health Commissioner Discusses Marijuana While the NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police Announces Its Opposition to Legalization
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • March 13 2018

On March 8, Dr. Shereef Elnahal, Governor Murphy's nominee to become the Commissioner of New Jersey's Health Department, testified before the Senate


Maine Recreational Marijuana Law Limits Workplace Drug Testing As Well As Disciplinary Consequences Imposed By Employers
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • February 21 2018

A provision of Maine’s recreational marijuana law prohibits employers from taking adverse employment actions for off-premises marijuana use, as of


Marijuana Series: Governor Murphy Addresses Marijuana In His First "Ask Governor Murphy" Episode
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • February 14 2018

On February 13, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy participated in the first episode of his monthly call-in show on News 12 New Jersey, "Ask Governor Murphy."