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Canada: Time For Companies To Assess Their Cannabis Policies

March 3, 2018 - 3:00am
Globe and Mail, 03 Mar 2018 - What will you do if your employee returns from lunch smelling of marijuana? That's one of several issues companies may have to deal with once the federal government legalizes the use of cannabis later this year. What is it about legalized marijuana that differs - or not - from other substances, such as alcohol, which are already prohibited from use at work?

CN NF: Nipping It In The 'Bud'

March 3, 2018 - 3:00am
The Telegram, 03 Mar 2018 - Lawyer Denis Mahoney outlines a plan for employers surrounding the legalization of cannabis in Canada How are employers going to deal with the use of cannabis in the workplace once it becomes legal later this year?

CN ON: Proprietors Of Pot Dispensary Get Discharge From Court

March 3, 2018 - 3:00am
The Niagara Falls Review, 03 Mar 2018 - Two women arrested in April after police raided their medical marijuana dispensary in St. Catharines have been granted a conditional discharge. "I only wish I was able to help more people on the legal route," Abbigail Millar, 32, told Judge Tory Colvin in an Ontario Court of Justice in St. Catharines, Friday.

US PA: Your Taxes Pale Beside What Marijuana Businesses Pay

March 3, 2018 - 3:00am
Philadelphia Daily News, 03 Mar 2018 - You think your taxes are high? For medical marijuana dispensaries in the United States, they can be stratospheric. Cannabis retailers face an effective tax rate of up to 85 percent, and that won't be reduced by the new tax law.