How cannabis legalization is changing the workplace

As the country’s support for marijuana legalization grows, some employers are now looking at the once-taboo subject of weed and work differently. https://www.nbcnews.com/now/video/how-cannabis-legalization-is-changing-the-workplace-122956357781

TOP FIVE CANNABIS MYTHS DEBUNKED

Cannabis myths are not exclusive to weed know-nothings. There are also avid potheads who spout all kinds of nonsense. Here are the top 5 cannabis myths debunked. https://cannabislifenetwork.com/top-five-cannabis-myths-debunked/

NBA’s Kevin Durant and Weedmaps Team Up Against Cannabis Stigma

NBA all-star Kevin Durant and Weedmaps have announced a new partnership will make the basketball star and online cannabis marketplace teammates in a campaign to address the ongoing stigma against cannabis. Under the multiyear agreement, Durant and his financial enterprise Thirty Five Ventures will work to break down the negative stereotypes associated with cannabis while …

Study Shows Cannabis Consumers Are Successful, Motivated, Health-Conscious: Snoop Dogg Weighs In

The long-standing, negative stereotypes about cannabis consumers have contributed to a decades-long stigma that lingers to this date, even as legalization spreads across the world and while birthing one of the fastest-growing industries of our time. But a new study shows that cannabis consumers are successful, motivated and health conscious. Now, will y’all stop? https://www.forbes.com/sites/javierhasse/2021/08/11/study-shows-cannabis-consumers-are-successful-motivated-health-conscious-snoop-dogg-weighs-in/

Republican Lawmakers Seek Ban On Welfare Benefits Spending At Dispensaries

We know that some of you deadbeats are already thinking about using your welfare checks to buy weed. But the government is not going to allow this to happen. Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation that would ban the spending of federal welfare benefits at cannabis dispensaries. Two pending pieces of legislation include language to prohibit …

The first-ever immersive cannabis experience is headed to NYC

NYC’s first-ever immersive cannabis pop-up is on its way. This “multi-sensory cannabis experience,” called The Stone Age, is taking over 9,000 square feet of a Chelsea building starting September 15. Visitors will be taken through eight “thought-provoking installations…on a cannabis-inspired journey.” https://www.timeout.com/newyork/news/the-first-ever-immersive-cannabis-experience-is-headed-to-nyc-072721

Mexico’s Catholic Church Warns Legalization Will Turn People Into Weed Addicts and “Slaves”

In the wake of Mexico’s historic Supreme Court decision on July 28th that proclaimed cannabis prohibition unconstitutional, the country’s Catholic church warns that legalization will turn people into weed addicts and slaves. In a country where 81% of people identify as catholic, how much influence is the church’s warning likely to have? https://merryjane.com/news/mexicos-catholic-church-warns-legalization-will-turn-people-into-weed-addicts-and-slaves

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