Caesars will no longer screen employment candidates for marijuana

Casino and business operators are sick and tired of battling to fill employment vacancies because of marijuana pre-testing rules. Caesars Entertainment has thrown caution to the wind and scrapped screening prospective employees for marijuana. The CEO of Nevada’s Association of Employers, Thoran Towler, explains that his organization’s 400 business executives are frustrated with the pre-screening rule because it hampers their attempts to fill employment vacancies. Posts remain vacant because of drug screening tests Towler says he has been told by members that staff shortages have forced them to take staff…

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Unionists are fighting for better workplace conditions for California’s pot trimmers

There is good and there is bad news for California’s pot trimmers. The good news is that unionists are hard at work to ensure that this group of workers for the marijuana industry get a fair shake. The bad news is that quick and tax-free cash under-the-table could soon become something of the past. As California unionists take a hard and long look at protecting the marijuana industry’s immigrant-dominated pot trimmers’ workforce, the reality for these artisans is that their hard-earned cash will no longer escape the scrutiny of law-enforcers.…

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Cockfighting Investigation Uncovers Cannabis Grow

A recent investigation into the illegal cockfighting world uncovered an underground marijuana business as well last Friday. The authorities arrived at Highland, at a property on the Begonia Road in Victorville with a search warrant at approximately 8:30am. The investigators found more than they expected when, along with the twenty fighting cocks and the fighting materials, they uncovered a marijuana grow operation. The cocks were accompanied by evidence of the fighting industry as well as a honey oil extraction lab with approximately four hundred butane cans. The officials found 325…

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Marijuana Use Still Illegal at Coachella in spite of California’s Recreational Legalization

While California has now fully legalized marijuana use, you may not be allowed to use it in some locations or events. Coachella is one of the most popular festivals in California attended by at least 600,000 people from various parts of the nation. The event’s stacked lineup and desert surrounding have made it ideal destination among many people. If you are planning on coming with your weed package, there is bad marijuana online California news for you. While weed is legal in California and some states, it is classified as…

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Making Medical Marijuana Easy in California

Medical Marijuana

It is possible to get most people moving to California to get a taste of medical marijuana. According to some latest marijuana news, most people who move to California have marijuana as one of the factors that drove them to move. With many conditions today being treated using medical marijuana, staying in a state that has not legalized makes you miss out on many things. You might be living in an area where people are too uptight about using the strain. So, what has California done to make medical marijuana…

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Napa Council to Review More Lenient Marijuana Ordinance

Napa is on the way of reviewing its marijuana laws for the better. This could mean that the city is leaning towards the legal sales of medical marijuana to the residents. This comes after the City Council reviewed the current cannabis ordinance in the city. Well, the last efforts were not so successful as the they were broken down due to legal concerns about four years ago. The city residents have waited for a long time to see some changes. On Tuesday, the council members are going to vote on…

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California Could Tax the Daylights Out of Marijuana Consumers

Ask anyone who stays in a state where marijuana is legal, and they will tell you just the business is budding. Those who took the opportunity of investing in marijuana are now reaping all the benefits you could imagine. Based on a report released in 2017, it shows that marijuana has grown by 30% in 2017 when it comes to the annual revenue. It is expected that these sales will grow by 45% in 2018. As you can see, the opportunity of investing in marijuana is still there. Some have…

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Modesto Residents Vote on Library and Marijuana Taxes

On Tuesday, residents of Modesto headed out to the polls to choose representatives for the Modesto City Council, the Modesto Irrigation District, and the Modesto City Schools committees, as well as representatives for the fire, school, and irrigation districts of Stanislaus County. That is not all they are voting on, however: Modesto voters must decide whether Measure T lives or dies. Measure T is a proposed marijuana business tax of 10 percent on the gross receipts of pot activities, despite the City Council having not made a decision yet as…

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Woody Harrelson Says Weed Saved Him at Trump Dinner

World-renowned marijuana activist and actor Woody Harrelson came out recently and said that he had to smoke weed at a dinner with Trump just to survive it. He said that the dinner party, organized in 2002 by now-President Donald Trump, was so utterly unbearable that he had to step outside for a few hits just to keep his wits and composure about him. The actor and Texas-born thespian, made famous for his roles in movies and such TV shows as True Detective and Cheers, made this announcement recently on Real…

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California Wildfires Claim 34 Pot Farms

In one fell swoop, and just weeks before California’s legal market for recreational weed goes live, wildfires ravaged the countryside; destroying thriving pot farms willy-nilly. As of Friday last week, 34 farms lay in smoldering, smoking ruin. However, according to the executive director of the California Growers Association, Hezekiah Allen, that figure is still rising. “Unfortunately,” Allen says, “it will grow significantly.” He has been working tirelessly contacting all farmers in affected areas to confirm the reports of burned farms, and he says that, “Just the scale of this event…

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