War on Drugs

May 2, 2018

How Employers Are Rethinking Their Marijuana Policies Post-Legalization

“You must be willing to submit to a random drug test at the will of the employer.” These are the words that have been on practically every job application for decades. Now with the expansion of legalized medical and recreational marijuana, HR departments are navigating a new world of drug […]
May 6, 2014

Minnesota Senate Overwhelmingly Approves Workable Medical Marijuana Bill

On Tuesday evening, the Minnesota Senate approved the medical marijuana bill with a veto-proof majority vote, 48-18. The legislation, authored by Sen. Scott Dibble, now crosses over to the House for consideration. If you are a Minnesota resident, please call and then email your state representative to ask him or her to vote “yes” […]
April 4, 2014

Majority of Law Enforcement Officers Want to Reform Marijuana Laws

A survey released this week by the publication Law Officer revealed that a majority of law enforcement officers want to see our country’s marijuana laws reformed. The poll, which questioned over 11,000 law enforcement officers regarding their opinions on drug policy, revealed that just over 64% believed our marijuana laws […]
April 3, 2014

WebMD Poll: Medical Community Backs Legalizing Cannabis

An estimated 70 percent of physicians acknowledge the therapeutic qualities of cannabis and over half believe that the plant should also be legal for medical purposes, according to survey data released this week by WebMD/Medscape. Sixty-nine percent of respondents say that cannabis can help in the treatment of specific diseases […]
April 2, 2014

Pew Poll Shows Increased Support for Making Marijuana Legal

A poll released yesterday by the Pew Research Center showed that for the second year in a row a majority of Americans (54%) support making marijuana legal. This represents a two percent increase in support from last year. Only 42% support keeping marijuana illegal. Three-quarters of those polled think that […]
April 2, 2014

Doctors Want Medical Marijuana Legal at a Higher Rate Than Consumers

A recent survey by WebMD found that 69 percent of health professionals said marijuana “can help with certain treatments and conditions.” The finding is surprising in contrast to the consumers’ response to the question, which only yielded a 52 percent approval of the notion. The numbers continued to climb when […]
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