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cannabis insurance

Keeping The Cannabis Industry SAIF: Oregon Insurance Paves The Way For Cannabusiness & Workers

Oregon’s State Accident Insurance Fund started thinking about the wellbeing of cannabis workers in 2014, the moment the Beaver State passed Measure 91 legalizing cannabis. SAIF’s Judi Croft, safety services supervisor at the nonprofit insurance provider, explains, “Our vision, mission and charter is to keep people safe, and make workers’ comp as available to as […]

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What Does The US Army Have To Do To Ensure Continued Enlistment? Turn A Blind Eye To Marijuana, That’s What

It’s a fact. Cannabis consumption is becoming more widely accepted. According to a recent Gallup poll, support for cannabis legalization among conservatives is at an all-time high, with a whopping 51 percent of Republicans in favor. This is indicative of a larger trend: Stigma against cannabis users is diminishing. Even the armed forces is opening […]

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cannabis economic impact

If You Work Construction Or In Finance Or Tourism, You Don’t Have To Switch Careers To Enjoy The Canna Boom

There are many reports to back up the claims that legalization of cannabis brings new jobs and new tax revenues to the community. However, what about the benefits of legalization to industries that have little to do with marijuana? These industries — including finance, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and tourism — are set to be positively affected […]

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Hawaiian medical marijuana

Cutthroat Island: As Hawaiian Police Crack Down On Medical Marijuana Patients’ Right To Bear Arms, We Find Out What Locals Think

Hawaiian authorities dropped the hammer this week on the state’s medical marijuana patients, issuing letters to cardholders in Oahu to surrender their firearms within 30 days. The notice, signed by Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard, and posted by Leafly.com, read: “This letter is to inform you that under the provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes […]

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Peru legalization

Peru Legalizes Medical Cannabis – But Will The New Legislation Be Enough For Sick Children?

The South American nation of Peru recently legalized medical cannabis, making it the sixth Latin American country to do so. The Congress of the Republic of Peru passed the bill October 20 with an overwhelming majority (68–5; three abstained), although many supporters feared the conservative legislatures would kill the measure. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski signed […]

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