Facts About Urine Drug Testing Procedure

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Just like its name suggests, urine drug testing procedures test the urine for any traces of substance abuse. The procedure is quick and painless, as it simply requires you to provide your urine as a sample for the test. Using this sample, your urine can be tested for alcohol, cocaine, amphetamines, marijuana, opioids (narcotics), PCP, Read the full article…

Ronda Rousey Takes Stand Against Drug Testing For Marijuana

Diaz's suspension is a result of him testing positive for marijuana for a third time. Lots of people think the suspension is ridiculous.

NEVADA: Ronda Rousey is standing up to the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after they decided on Monday to suspend UFC fighter Nick Diaz for five years for a positive marijuana test. “I’m sorry, but it’s so not right for him to be suspended five years for marijuana,” Rousey said on Wednesday at a UFC press conference in Read the full article…

Workplace Drug Testing Evolving In The Age Of Legalized Marijuana

Ironically, employers are finding they are having trouble recruiting the best talent available if they keep those old drug testing policies regarding marijuana in place.

COLORADO:  For the first time in a decade, employees are testing positive for marijuana at a higher rate nationwide, especially in Colorado. According to Jenny Dudikoff, a spokesperson for Quest Diagnostics, positive testing for marijuana for regularly tested employees in Colorado increased by 20 percent. The growth was even greater in Washington, the only other Read the full article…

Puff, Puff, Pink Slip: Legal Weed Use Still Carries Job Risk

So, if adults in Colorado and Washington legally consume weed after work, away from the job site or the office, they must remain mindful of the drug rules at the shops and offices where they ply their trades, according to labor-law experts in both states.

WASHINGTON: You’re not being paranoid: Even in Washington and Colorado, smoking a legal joint after work could still get an employee fired. The whirlwind firing-turned-rehiring of a tie-dye-bedecked marijuana buyer in Spokane last week – followed by an admission Friday by Seattle’s City Attorney that he took pot to work – only clouded chronic confusion Read the full article…

WA Parolees To Get Right To Smoke Pot

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WASHINGTON: Washington’s Department of Corrections is planning to allow parolees to smoke marijuana starting next week, KING 5 News has confirmed. The policy will permit the state’s 14,000 parolees to consume marijuana like any other Washington citizen under I-502, the legalization initiative passed by voters in 2012. We’re putting some changes into effect so that Read the full article…

Why Legal Marijuana Use Can Get You Fired

State laws don't protect users from workplace discrimination

If marijuana use is legal in your state, or if you have a legal prescription for medical marijuana, are you safe from being fired? The short answer is no. Worse, if you work for a legal marijuana dispensary, you can still be convicted of a crime for doing your job. Why? There are two big reasons legal Read the full article…

Why Legal Marijuana Use Can Get You Fired

State laws don't protect users from workplace discrimination

If marijuana use is legal in your state, or if you have a legal prescription for medical marijuana, are you safe from being fired? The short answer is no. Worse, if you work for a legal marijuana dispensary, you can still be convicted of a crime for doing your job. Why? There are two big reasons legal Read the full article…

D.C. Council Member Wants Marijuana Testing Banned From The Hiring Process

Mayoral candidate and Council member Vincent Orange (D-At-Large).

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Mayoral candidate and Council member Vincent Orange (D-At-Large) wants to amend a measure currently under consideration by the D.C. Council to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana to prohibit testing for marijuana by potential employers. Orange has proposed an amendment to the “Simple Possession of Small Quantities Of Marijuana Decriminalization Amendment Read the full article…

Rules change on Olympic marijuana testing

The bong hit that rocked the sports world

It’s been 15 years since Ross Rebagliati won snowboarding’s first Olympic gold medal at the 1998 Winter Games — and then nearly lost that medal after he tested positive for marijuana. Since then, the drug has become an integral part of Rebagliati’s life. Next month Rebagliati will open a medicinal marijuana dispensary in Whistler, British Read the full article…

Rules change on Olympic marijuana testing

The bong hit that rocked the sports world

It’s been 15 years since Ross Rebagliati won snowboarding’s first Olympic gold medal at the 1998 Winter Games — and then nearly lost that medal after he tested positive for marijuana. Since then, the drug has become an integral part of Rebagliati’s life. Next month Rebagliati will open a medicinal marijuana dispensary in Whistler, British Read the full article…