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Blazing the Trail: SJC to Decide Medical Marijuana Discrimination Case

Posted in Employment, Retail

Marijuana in the workplace is currently a hot topic for retail employers, especially since voters in Massachusetts and other states legalized the recreational use of marijuana in November 2016. The law that passed and became effective in December 2016 explicitly notes that employers retain their authority to implement policies and practices restricting employees’ use of marijuana,… Continue Reading

Medical Marijuana: The Latest Snapshot

Posted in Compliance, Retail

While the Super Bowl XLVIII matchup between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks may have been a major letdown for football fans hoping to witness an epic battle between the NFL’s top offense and its top defense, fans certainly had fun nicknaming the big matchup featuring teams from two states that recently legalized marijuana as… Continue Reading

Marijuana Centers: Will Growing Support Change the Federal Ban?

Posted in Retail

One of the biggest challenges facing businesses and residents in states in which marijuana has been legalized is the fact that marijuana remains illegal under federal law. For example, one former Microsoft executive’s plans for establishing dozens of marijuana shops in two states where recreational marijuana use is now legal have drawn the ire of… Continue Reading