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D.C. Council Passes Bill to Prohibit Pre-Employment Cannabis Testing

The Washington D.C. Council has approved the Prohibition on Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing Amendment Act of 2015 (Bill 21-25). The measure was passed on a unanimous voice vote. According to an official summary of the bill, it would prohibit employers “from requiring a prospective employee to submit to a drug test for marijuana use as a …

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Cannabis is Increasingly Legal, Employers Need to Stop Screening for it

By Gina Tron, The Washington Post Legal barriers to marijuana are falling all over the United States. Pot, tried by nearly half of all Americans at some point in their lives, is already legal in some form in 23 states, and four states allow recreational use. Last Friday, two House bills were filed that could …

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NFL Players Association Votes to Increase Threshold for Cannabis Testing

The NFL players Association (NFLPA) voted Friday to increase the threshold for positive cannabis tests, raising the level from 15 ng/ml to 35 ng/ml. The move will be applied retroactively, and will effect cases currently under appeal. “This is an historic moment for our players and our league,” NFLPA President Eric Winston said. “We have …

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