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Curtis Graves, an attorney with the Employers Council, a Denver-based non-profit providing training and services to employers, noted that employers are becoming more tolerant toward employees having THC in their systems. A recent poll by the Employers Council found that only 48 percent of Colorado companies with “well-defined” drug testing policies will fire a worker for a first-time positive test for cannabis. Source: Denver Post
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After introducing a bill that would legalize the adult use of cannabis, Connecticut State Rep. Michael D’Agostino, a Democrat and co-chairman of the general law committee, indicated that there is more work to be done and called the proposal a “first draft in a complex process.” Source: Hartford Courant
In an interview with CNBC, former House Speaker John Boehner said, “It’s time for the federal government to get out of the way” when it comes to marijuana. Boehner is a board member of New York-based Acreage Holdings. Source: CNBC