An Alaskan Airlines Worker Has Been Fired After Testing Positive For Marijuana

A technician at Alaska Airlines, based in Washington State, who was terminated after testing positive for marijuana in a random drug test had his termination overturned earlier this month following a formal challenge. The worker, whose identity remains undisclosed, vehemently denied any knowledge of using cannabis and questioned how THC had entered his system. In […]

NORML Op-Ed: The Science Is Clear — Marijuana Is Safer Than Tobacco

Nearly twice as many Americans believe that smoking cigarettes is more hazardous to your health than smoking marijuana. They’re right. Numerous studies assessing the long-term health impacts of cannabis smoke exposure belie the myth that marijuana is associated with the same sort of well established, adverse respiratory hazards as tobacco. For example, federally funded research at the University of California, Los Angeles […]

States That Legalized Marijuana Have Accumulated More Than $5.7 Billion In Tax Revenue Over 18 Month Period

The U.S. Census Bureau has unveiled its inaugural report on state-level marijuana tax revenue data, marking a significant step toward recognizing the cannabis industry as a legitimate sector of the economy. This comprehensive report covers an 18-month period, from July 2021 to the end of 2022, during which states collected an impressive $5.7 billion from […]

The Air Force Changed Their Marijuana Guidelines, Here Are The Effects

The United States Air Force has exceeded expectations in the number of enlistment waivers granted to recruits who initially tested positive for marijuana, according to a recent report by The Air Force’s policy change, announced last year, allows it to provide waivers to candidates who test positive for THC metabolites during their initial drug […]

Is the SAFE Banking Bill finally actually happening?

For the first time since it’s introduction in 2015, the SAFE (now SAFER) Banking Bill is making it’s way to a vote in front of the full Senate after passing the Banking Committee. It has a majority of bipartisan supporters in the Senate, so does this mean this will be a slam dunk? Unfortunately no. […]

Psychiatrists have had a major shift in their opinions towards Psychedelics

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University have found that over 80% of surveyed psychiatrists believe psychedelics have strong to moderate potential to treat mental health disorders. That’s a huge majority, and also a gigantic uptick from 2016, when a similar survey was conducted. Back in 2016, 54.2% of psychiatrists surveyed felt that psychedelics should be […]

NCAA Committee Introducing Legislation To Remove Marijuana From Banned Substance List

In a groundbreaking move, the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports has recommended legislation that would eliminate cannabis from the list of banned drug classes across all three NCAA divisions. The announcement, made on Friday, comes as a significant shift in the NCAA’s approach to drug testing, reflecting changing cultural and […]

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