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October 19, 2021

New York: Employers Are Prohibited from Testing Most Employees for Cannabis

Employers will still be allowed to take action against an employee who is impaired on-the-job, but only if an employee "manifests specific articulable symptoms of impairment."

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October 19, 2021

Senate Spending Proposal Removes ‘DC Rider,’ Maintains Existing State Medical Cannabis Protections

In the newly released annual spending packages by the Senate Appropriations Committee, cannabis policy is scantly mentioned yet by omission, it could advance a critical element of reform that has long been pushed for by NORML and other allies.

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October 18, 2021

Mississippi: Governor Still Hasn’t Called a Special Session to Address Medical Marijuana

It's been weeks since the initial request, and the governor continues to stall.

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October 15, 2021

Virginia: Officials Seal Over 64,000 Misdemeanor Marijuana Distribution Convictions

333,886 simple marijuana possession conviction records were previously sealed after the state enacted a measure in 2020 to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession offenses.

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