Can Nurses Have A Medical Marijuana Card In Oklahoma?

Oklahoma has been a legal medical marijuana state since summer 2018. In the short interval between then and now, the state has become a leading MMJ state. Oklahoma’s MMJ program is the most liberal in the entire nation. The state’s MMJ industry has blossomed and is now an inspiration to the rest of the country. […]

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Does My Medical Marijuana Card Show Up On A Background Check?

Your medical marijuana status is a part of your personal health information. Because of this, it’s protected by certain laws, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which does not allow for protected medical information to show up on a background check. However, there are ways that this information can be available […]

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Al Harrington Talks Cannabis Sales and Covid-19, The Hiring Power of Social Equity and ‘Never Giving Up’

As a founder, 16-season NBA player, and father of four, Al Harrington may be more experienced than most at staying cool under pressure and at making tough decisions, including pivots, that benefit a larger goal. But Harrington, who’s been an active can…

Can My Employer Find Out If I Have A Medical Marijuana Card?

If you’re looking for a new job or if you think your current employer might be doing a background check on you, you could be concerned that your medical marijuana usage will show up. This is a rather complicated issue, because there are a lot of unknowns at play (including your state’s current laws, the […]

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8 Things Workers Need To Know About MMJ And The Workplace

What are the employment rights for medical marijuana users? Does having a medical card show up on a background check? Can I be denied employment due to my MMJ card? How does medical marijuana usage affect my performance at work? These are just a few of the questions that many medical marijuana users have around […]

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Can You Get Fired For Having A MMJ Card?

The use of medical marijuana is becoming more and more popular as states legalize it for both medical and recreational use. The use of medical marijuana often comes into question in the employment sphere. Even in states with very progressive medical marijuana laws, some employers still have a zero-tolerance drug policy. There are some interesting […]

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Using Marijuana is Legal — but It Can Still Get You Fired. ‘Human Resource Professionals in Illinois Will Have Their Hands Full.’

Now that recreational pot is legal in Illinois, marijuana enthusiasts may feel like it’s finally time to emerge from hiding. But people with jobs — or looking for them — might want to stay in the shadows for now as companies figure out how to handle em…