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California Committee Approves Measure to Make Employers Treat Medical Marijuana Like Prescription Drugs

California’s Assembly Labor and Employment Committee has given approval to Assembly Bill 2069, which is designed to end employer discrimination against medical marijuana patients. The legislative proposal – titled the Medical Cannabis Worker Protections Act – would force employers to treat medical marijuana the same way they do legal prescription drugs such as (but not limited  to) …

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California Bill to Allow Landlords to Ban Medical Cannabis Use Now Dead

Legislation that would have allowed landlords to prohibit medical cannabis patients from smoking their medicine at home is officially dead, as Assemblymember Jim Wood (D- Healdsburg) has dropped it after failing to garner the support necessary to move it forward. Assembly Bill 2300 would have expanded a 2011 law that allows landlords to ban cigarette …

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California Legislature Passes Bill Prohibiting Medical Cannabis Patients from Being Denied Organ Transplants

California’s full Legislature has given approval to Assembly Bill 258, a proposal to prohibit medical cannabis patients from being denied organ transplants based solely on their use of the medicine, or their status as a patient. The measure was passed by the Senate 33 to 1, and was approved in April by the House 52 …

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California Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Bill to Prohibit Patients from being Denied Organ Transplants

California’s Senate Health Committee has unanimously passed a bill that would prohibit medical cannabis patients from being denied organ transplants based on their cannabis use, or their status as a qualified patient. The proposal has already passed the state’s full Assembly with a 52 to 8 vote. Specifically, Assembly Bill 258 will ensure that “A …

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Bill to Prohibit Medical Cannabis Patients from being Denied Organ Transplants Passes California Assembly

With an overwhelming 52 to 8 vote, California’s full Assembly has passed Assembly Bill 258, a proposal to prohibit medical cannabis patients from being denied organ transplants based on their cannabis use, or their status as a qualified patient. “Today, I am proud to stand with my Assembly colleagues in support of AB 258, a …

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