Category Archives: employment

Oregon Revisits Worker Protections for Off-Duty Cannabis Enjoyment

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers will consider making it illegal for businesses to fire employees who flunk drug tests for using marijuana off the clock, reviving a workers’ rights campaign that failed in the statehouse last year. RELATED STORY Why Legal Cannabis Can Still Get You Fired The Statesman Journal reports that a proposed bill would […]

Canadian Man Loses Job Offer After Disclosing Medical Cannabis Use

Clayton Hannah has follicular lymphoma. It’s a rare form of incurable blood cancer that, thankfully, progresses slowly. After consulting with his doctor, Hannah began taking prescribed cannabis oil with a high THC content. The treatments aimed to limit tumor growth and prevent new tumors from forming. But Hannah’s use of THC to treat his incurable […]

Study Finds Workplace Fatalities Dropped in States With Medical Marijuana

In states with legal medical cannabis programs in place, workplace safety continues to be a paramount concern. The multifaceted issue impacts employees, of course, but also their employers. In many states, workplaces continue to sanction employees who use medical marijuana legally. There also doesn’t seem to be much clarity on the question of workers compensation […]

9 Coolest Cannabis-Friendly Career Fields

Want a great job but don’t want to give up the herb? Whether a career is 420-friendly or not generally comes down to whether your employer will drug test you, and whether there’s any danger in showing up to work high. From the creative fields to tech jobs, here are nine cannabis-friendly career fields every […]