Photo credit: One Photo Multinational conglomerate, Amazon, recently announced that it would no longer drug test its employees for cannabis. This is in part because drug testing is shown to disproportionately affect minorities in the U.S. Amazon announced in June that they will exclude cannabis from their pre-employment drug screening for positions that the Department of … [Read more...] about Is the end of Drug Testing Upon us?
Illinois Social Equity Applicants Want to Delay Lottery Licensing Program
According to a 2017 survey by Marijuana Moment, just 19% of those who launched a cannabis business and/or have an ownership stake in a cannabis company are racial minorities.The need for social equity within the cannabis industry is pressing. Hard. And while many states have been pushing to increase their programs to right some of the wrongs done by the War on … [Read more...] about Illinois Social Equity Applicants Want to Delay Lottery Licensing Program
New Study Finds Cannabis Use is Surging Among Older Americans
A newly released study, published in the JAMA Internal Medicine journal, finds cannabis consumption increased by 75% among older Americans in the past four years. Specifically, researchers from New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine find cannabis use among those aged 65+ grew from 2.4% to 4.2% between 2015-2018. It's Not Just Older … [Read more...] about New Study Finds Cannabis Use is Surging Among Older Americans