cannabis discrimination

Despite Legalization, Cannabis Users Face Employment, Housing Discrimination

Despite Legalization, Cannabis Users Face Employment, Housing Discrimination

One of the many hiccups involved in cannabis legalization is the legal discrimination against cannabis users in our society. This ongoing discrimination is an aftereffect of prohibition that lingers even where cannabis is now legal. A large portion of individuals who serve as employers by hiring workers or as landlords by offering rental units feel […]

First Recreational Cannabis Customer in Washington Loses Job

First Recreational Cannabis Customer in Washington Loses Job

Earlier this week, the weed world rejoiced when news broke that the state of Washington had issued licenses to businesses intending to run retail recreational cannabis dispensaries. The first stores opened bright and early Tuesday, July 8th, 2014. Although there has been a lot of reporting about a shortage of recreational cannabis (with the first […]