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Truth Is Sometimes Stranger Than Fiction
Jared Schaefer was served food at Tony's Sushi restaurant that contained peanuts, an ingredient that was not listed on the menu.
United States
4 Oct 2019
California Supreme Court Rules City Failed To Comply With CEQA In Adopting Medical Marijuana Ordinance
On August 19, 2019, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled that San Diego failed to adequately analyze the potential environmental impacts of its medical marijuana dispensary law
United States
29 Aug 2019
Nevada Outlaws Employers' Ability To Refuse To Hire Prospective Employees Because Of Positive Marijuana Screening
Effective January 1, 2020, Nevada's newly signed bill, AB 132, criminalizes an employer's refusal to hire a prospective employee because the prospective employee's drug-screening test indicates the presence of marijuana.
United States
7 Aug 2019
Georgia Department Of Agriculture Accepting Comments On Proposed Hemp Rules
On July 10, 2019, the Georgia Department of Agriculture issued a Notice of Intent to Consider the Adoption of Hemp Growers and Processor Rules.
United States
22 Jul 2019
The New Hemp Licenses
On Friday, May 10, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed the Georgia Hemp Farming Act into law, legalizing the licensing of industrial hemp growers in the state.
United States
7 Jun 2019
Georgia Legislature Passes Hemp Farming And Medical Marijuana Bills
Last week, the Georgia legislature passed the Georgia Hemp Farming Act (HB 213), under which farmers may obtain licenses to grow and process hemp.
United States
26 Apr 2019
OSHA Clarifies When Post-Accident Drug And Alcohol Testing Is Permitted
In an October 11, 2018 memorandum to Regional Administrators, OSHA clarified that 29 C.F.R. § 1904.35(b)(1)(iv), which prohibits employers from retaliating against employees for reporting work-related injuries or illnesses, does not prohibit post-incident drug testing.
United States
8 Jan 2019
"Sugary Drink" Ban – New York
A state judge invalidated New York's so-called "sugary drink" ban, which was to come into effect on March 13, 2013, holding the regulation to be "arbitrary and capricious."
United States
24 Jul 2017
Impact Of Florida's Medical Marijuana Bill On Employers
In November 2016, Florida voted to make medical marijuana legal by approving the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, also known as Amendment 2.
United States
4 Jul 2017
TTAB Refuses To Register Mark Used In Selling State-Legalized Marijuana
The U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (the Board) affirmed the refusal to register the mark HERBAL ACCESS for "retail store services featuring herbs" in the matter of In re Morgan Brown.
United States
17 Oct 2016
In Georgia, Brand Name Drug Manufacturers Are Not Responsible For The Labelling Of Generic Drugs
In Pliva, Inc. v. Dement, Case No. A15A1157 (decided November 20, 2015), the Georgia Court of Appeals joined the majority of jurisdictions that have held that a party who claims to have been injured by allegedly incorrect or inadequate warnings on a drug produced by a generic manufacturer cannot attempt to blame the manufacturer of the identical brand name drug.
United States
27 Nov 2015
Colorado Approves Firing For Off-The-Clock Medical Marijuana Use
In a recent decision, the Colorado Supreme Court held that an employer may fire an employee for violating its drug policy, regardless of whether the employee is permitted to use medical marijuana under state law.
United States
24 Jun 2015
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