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Legalizing marijuana is impacting college drug policies

Legalizing marijuana is impacting college drug policies

| November 19, 2014

As over a dozen cities and states decriminalize marijuana (which means that there is minimal if any penalty for possessing small amounts of weed), college campuses are grappling with their own stances on the debate, reports The Atlantic’s Citylab blog. “While they may firmly adhere to the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act—taking measures to prevent […]

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Workplaces struggle to adapt to medical marijuana users

Workplaces struggle to adapt to medical marijuana users

| September 12, 2014

Although medical and recreational marijuana has been legalized in 23 states, most employers have not yet relaxed their “drug free workplace” rules. This is causing clashes between people who rely on medical marijuana to treat ailments and tough organizations that don’t hesitate to fire employees using the drug. In Colorado, Brandon Coats was fired by Dish Network […]

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