Tag Archives: Marijuana

Congress wants VA to study medical marijuana as PTSD treatment

A bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives calls on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to research the efficacy of marijuana for treating PTSD. In the spring, 25 members of Congress filed the Medical Cannabis Research Act … Continue reading

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"Taxation and Market Power in the Legal Marijuana Industry"

the title of this post is the title of this new paper now available via SSRN authored by Brett Hollenbeck and Kosuke Uetake. Here is its abstract: In 2012 the state of Washington created a legal framework for production and … Continue reading

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AG Jeff Sessions laments drug-impaired driving with special mentions of marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions today delivered these remarks at a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration event titled "Ideas to Impact: A Dialogue to Address Drug-Impaired Driving." Here are excerpts: It is especially important that we get the word out about … Continue reading

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Connecticut Employer’s Defenses on Medical Marijuana User’s Discrimination Claim Go Up in Smoke

A federal court in Connecticut recently granted summary judgment to a prospective employee on an employment discrimination claim brought under Connecticut’s Palliative Use of Marijuana Act (PUMA). The case, Noffsinger v. SSC Niantic Operating Co., LLC, d/b/a Bride Brook Nursing … Continue reading

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Brian Hussey-Former Ameriprise Broker-Suspended Over Marijuana Penny Stocks-Tampa, FL

Rex Securities Law- Stockbroker Malpractice Attorney. Nationwide representation. September 2018-Tampa, FL The FINRA records of  Brian John Hussey, Jr. ,  a  stockbroker who was formerly employed by Ameriprise Financial Services disclose a recent regulatory event resulting in a suspension and a prior customer … Continue reading

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