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A state-by-state ranking of cannabis regulations

Barry Weisz Michael Rosenblum October 4, 2018
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The Tracking Cannabis blog is proud to announce our first-ever state-by-state ranking of state cannabis regulations based on how favorable they are to cannabis businesses. READ MORE

Recreational cannabis in the workplace: A guide for California employers

John Viola February 16, 2018
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Do your employees think they can smoke cannabis in the workplace because it’s legal? Are your employees telling you that even though they failed a drug test you have to keep them on as employees? Although cannabis usage is now legal in the State of California, employers may still prohibit its use in the workplace. READ MORE

Weighing risks and benefits: Cannabis use and metabolic syndrome risk

Carl Rowley March 21, 2016
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A new study by Australian researchers published in the journal Psychological Medicine examined the narrower issue of whether frequency of cannabis use was associated with rates of metabolic syndrome among study participants, all of whom had been diagnosed with psychotic illness. READ MORE

Thompson Coburn advises clients on state laws governing the business of cannabis to facilitate compliance with those state laws. Federal laws concerning cannabis currently conflict with state laws in states that have legalized cannabis or possession of cannabis. Although federal enforcement policy may at times defer to these states’ laws and not enforce conflicting federal laws, interested businesses and individuals should be aware that compliance with state law in no way assures compliance with federal law, and there is a risk that conflicting federal laws may be enforced in the future. In addition to this Cannabis-specific note, readers should review Thompson Coburn’s Conditions of Use / Disclaimers page containing other important information.