Labor and employment attorney michelle lee flores discusses what employers should be doing now that the sale of recreational marijuana is legal in california. Recreational marijuana should be legalized, new york report concludes medical marijuana maker: the report laid out dozens of reasons the state should legalize the drug, saying it could cut. Sixty-one percent of americans think marijuana use should be legal, a five-point increase from last year and the highest percentage ever recorded in this poll eighty-eight percent favor medical. Because the marijuana plant contains chemicals that may help treat a range of illnesses and symptoms, many people argue that it should be legal for medical purposes in fact, a growing number of states have legalized marijuana for medical use.
Nine states have legalized recreational marijuana in the us and twenty-nine states have legalized medical marijuana despite these legalization measures it still remains illegal on a federal level. This should not be viewed as an endorsement of state-based medical cannabis programs, the legalization of marijuana, or that scientific evidence on the therapeutic use of cannabis meets the current standards for a prescription drug product. Marijuana laws for employees is a sticky topic the drug is still illegal against federal law in states that have legalized recreational marijuana but several cases involving employees with. Marijuana legalization hasn't led to more drug abuse: study involved in the cannabis industry in states where it is legal for medical or recreational use after recreational marijuana.
Growing marijuana, possessing marijuana, and using marijuana for recreational use (medical marijuana should be legal) should remain illegal, but the penalties for each of these violations should be altered drastically. Legal recreational and medical marijuana use is becoming a reality in some states however, serious concerns remain for users and their communities the drug is addictive — there's a common misperception that marijuana is not addictive like other substances, such as alcohol, methamphetamine or heroin. Marijuana is a dangerous drug while colorado legalized recreational use of marijuana, states like california, who attempted to limit marijuana use to a medical. Legality of cannabis by us jurisdiction legalized recreational marijuana when question 4 passed by 54% 2004: medical marijuana legalized when senate bill.
When states legalize recreational marijuana, there's a surge in marijuana-related traffic fatalities and poisonings, especially among children suggesting that access to medical marijuana was. How will legalization of recreational marijuana affect alcohol consumption providing information on the context for proper medical use of this drug and the. Twenty-nine states and washington dc, have legalized the use of medical marijuana and on top of that, nine states have legalized recreational pot but the question is, why was it illegal in the.
States that legalized weed: medical marijuana, recreational and cbd does your state have some form of legalized cannabis find out if medical or recreational weed could be available to you. This is a key difference between medical and recreational marijuana you don't need a recommendation for recreational marijuana you can go into any recreational dispensary and buy what you need if that's legal in your state and you're over the required minimum age. Marijuana should be legalized for medical use and it should be decriminalized for recreational useby decriminalizing marijuana for recreational use, the penalty will no longer be jail time, but a simple fine if caught using it in publicfurthermore, marijuana offers many medical benefits to very ill patientsin short, the benefits of marijuana.
Recreational marijuana use officially became legal in vermont on sunday vermont is the ninth state in the us to legalize cannabis for recreational use and also the first state in the country to. Medical marijuana is legal recreational marijuana is legal employer rights in medical/recreational use states while employment law has not shifted as dramatically as the drug laws over the years, the colorado supreme court has recently upheld, in coats v dish network, the firing of an employee who legally smoked marijuana. Marijuana to remain illegal under federal law, dea says marijuana advocates who hoped the cascade of states moving to legalize medical marijuana would soften the federal stance on the drug faced.
About six-in-ten americans (61%) say the use of marijuana should be legalized, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade, according to a pew research center survey the survey, conducted in october, finds that the share of us adults who support marijuana legalization is little changed from. Marijuana should be legalized for medical purposes and recreational use with proper regulation in the 1930s, marijuana was linked publicly in several research studies, and was seen in the film reefer madness. The legality of cannabis for medical and countries that have legalized recreational small amounts of marijuana for medicinal, recreational or spiritual use. Most clinicians who responded to a medscape medical news poll said medical and recreational marijuana should be legalized in the united states the poll, which was posted may 9, was taken in light.