Off-Work Cannabis Use Bill Moves on to California Senate

Betty Q. Hixson

A bill introduced in the California Assembly in February 2022 would prohibit employers from discriminating against workers and job applicants for off-duty marijuana use. Assembly Bill (AB) 2188 would amend the Fair Employment and Housing Act to make it unlawful for employers to discriminate against job applicants or employees for the […]

Cannabis and Immigration – Boundless

Betty Q. Hixson

The recreational use of cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, has gained more mainstream acceptance in the U.S. over the past twenty years, with 18 states and Washington, D.C. legalizing cannabis for recreational use, and 37 states allowing for its medical use. Despite this burgeoning legalization movement, including passage by the […]

Is 2022 the Year for Federal Cannabis Reform?

Betty Q. Hixson

Friday, February 11, 2022 Hope soared with the possibility of federal cannabis reform in 2021.  And for good reason –  the induction of a new, more liberal administration, rapid state-level legalization, broad support by Americans,[1] and growing bipartisan backing led many to believe that 2021 was going to be the year […]