Monthly Archives: December 2019

Major League Baseball Ends Cannabis Testing for Players

Major League Baseball Ends Cannabis Testing for Players

The fact that cannabis could be useful before exercise for professional athletes during training and afterward during recovery is something that most sports organizations seem to simply ignore. The NFL has even penalized players who have valid state recommendations for medical cannabis in the past for injuries obtained while playing, and it shows no sign […]

A Reminder of How Unfair and Inaccurate Employment Drug Testing Actually Is

A Reminder of How Unfair and Inaccurate Employment Drug Testing Actually Is

Drug testing applicants for new positions or promotions has gone from a niche effort by those in safety-critical fields to an almost standard aspect of the employment process. Regardless of someone’s educational or work history, they can expect an employer to request a urine drug test in most cases, if not a hair sample test. […]

Banking Just Got a Little Easier for Hemp Farmers and Businesses

Banking Just Got a Little Easier for Hemp Farmers and Businesses

Issues with cannabis and banking are a major hurdle for the legal industry that lawmakers have yet to address effectively. Given the federal Schedule I status of cannabis, banks and financial companies typically refuse to work with businesses that have direct ties to cannabis production or sales. They do this because federal law leaves banks […]

Support the 7th Annual Parents 4 Pot Holiday Drive!

Support the 7th Annual Parents 4 Pot Holiday Drive!

It’s that time of year again when parents start emptying their wallets and incurring massive debt in the hopes of giving their children the perfect holiday season. For some families, their involvement in cannabis activism or cultivation has left them unable to provide the kind of holiday their children deserve. When one member of the […]

Recreational Dispensaries Open in Michigan but Prices, Distance Lock out Many

Recreational Dispensaries Open in Michigan but Prices, Distance Lock out Many

Many states have struggled with the timely implementation of a cannabis legalization law, and Michigan has proven to not be the exception to that norm. When voters legalized cannabis at the polls in 2018, the theoretical prohibition of cannabis ended mere weeks later. Just about a year ago, people across the state of Michigan got […]