CANNABLOG

Employers Must Adjust their Zero Tolerance Policies for Medical Cannabis

By Glenn Demby  bio
It seems like every employer in America has adopted a zero tolerance drug policy.
Question: What should employers do if they’re in one of the 23 states that have legalized medical cannabis?
Answer: They have to modify their zero tolerance policy to address medical marijuana head-on. How they do that will depend on which state they’re in…

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STATE OF THE NATION

Canada’s Medical Marijuana Program

Medical marijuana has been legal in Canada since 2000. Roughly 40,000 people across the country, more than 1% of the population, have qualified as eligible marijuana patients, a number expected to grow to 450,000 in 10 years. But now, after 13 years of ineffectiveness, the program is undergoing major changes.
How It All Began
The roots of the Canadian program go back to Terrance Parker, an epilepsy sufferer who turned to marijuana to treat his seizures after conventional medications failed. Because marijuana was an illegal narcotic, Parker had to…

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CANNABLOG

O’Canna-da: Canada’s Medical Cannabis Program

By Glenn Demby  bio
“When America sneezes, Canadians catch a cold.”
Although my Canadian buddies aren’t particularly fond of the old saying, it does carry a certain “truthiness”—especially when it comes to cannabis. Here’s a quick overview of how medical cannabis is regulated north of the border.
Cannabis a la Canadien
Medical cannabis has been legal in Canada since 2000. Roughly 40,000 people across the country, more than 1% of the population, have qualified as eligible…

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RESEARCH

Health Canada Okays First Medical Marijuana Clinical Trial

While medical marijuana is nothing new, medical research involving cannabis is a…

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