In the boardroom at his former merchant bank office in Calgary, Sonny Mottahed is taking down a black-and-white photo of the wooden derricks over Spindletop, the historic crude find that started the Texas oil boom.
There have already been classes offered at colleges around the country relating to marijuana, including the legal issues surrounding legalization and how cannabis is portrayed in the media.
While more Canadians are using medical marijuana for myriad issues, it can have an impact on their status in the workplace, as one apprentice found out.
Joshua Jacquot says his employer won’t allow him during working hours to take the medication he needs to cope with depression and anxiety because that medication is medical marijuana.
A south Jersey man injured on the job at a lumber company will have his medical marijuana tab paid by his employer’s workers compensation insurance
Kristina Simpson says she feels lucky to have landed a job at a Bank Street store where the staff feel like family and customers are grateful for the products she sells.
That’s the stark warning from the Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace, a nonprofit that works to combat drug use among American employees.
Even if Ohio Gov. John Kasich signs into law a bill legalizing medical marijuana, some patients could be stopped from treatment by their employers.
Before licensed producers and marijuana dispensaries, pot smokers got their drugs from street dealers.