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How Legal Marijuana Can Affect Your Small Business

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Marijuana laws are changing state by state and blurring the lines in the workplace. Small business owners can add legal medical marijuana use, and in some cases, recreational marijuana use to a long list of items to navigate in order to stay current with legislation. It's important to take the time to look at business place policies to ensure compliance, as well as to preserve the workplace culture you've established.
Is marijuana no longer illegal?
This is confusing at best. Small business owners are correct to question if marijuana is no longer illegal for purposes of clarity and...
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Study: Medical Ed Needs to Catch Up to Marijuana Laws

Study: Medical Ed Needs to Catch Up to Marijuana Laws

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A new study shows that very few medical students are being trained on how to prescribe medical marijuana, even though it is now a legal medicine in 29 states and the District of Columbia.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis surveyed medical school deans, residents, and fellows, and examined a curriculum database maintained by the Association of American Medical Colleges . They discovered that medical marijuana is rarely being addressed in medical education.
“Medical education needs to catch up to marijuana legislation,” said senior author Laura Jean Bierut...
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