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Marijuana Drug Testing as a Form of Discrimination

The modern workplace is constantly evolving, necessitating regular adaptations in policy and practice. One such area of contention and ongoing debate is the issue of marijuana drug testing in the workplace. As jurisdictions across the world begin to legalize the use of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes, businesses and regulators alike are grappling with […]

Why Marijuana Deserves Exclusion from Drug Testing

In the ever-evolving landscape of drug policies, one particular substance has been in the limelight: marijuana. As its legalization gains ground globally, this throws a significant curveball at workplace drug testing policies. This article aims to explore the reasons why marijuana could be considered for exclusion from drug testing and discuss potential alternatives. The Purpose […]

Medical Marijuana vs. Drug Testing: Unveiling the Complex Relationship

Delving into the realm of medical marijuana and drug testing presents a complex web of factors, marked by increasing prevalence of medical marijuana use and implications for workplace drug testing policies. This article aims to unravel the complexities, legal considerations, and the potential path forward that harmoniously merges medical marijuana use and workplace drug testing. […]

Exploring the Perspectives of Montana’s Medical Marijuana Industry

Welcome to a deep dive into the complex perspectives revolving around Montana’s medical marijuana industry. Our focal point will be the critical areas of workplace safety and drug testing – two components that ensure the functioning and integrity of the industry. The goal of this article is to illuminate the multifaceted conversations, dilemmas, and breakthroughs […]

The Vital Importance of Medical Marijuana for Patients

If one were to cast a glance into the annals of medicinal history, they would undoubtedly stumble upon countless examples of substances once perceived as taboo, which have since been rehabilitated into the mainstream medical community. Perhaps one of the most striking examples of this phenomenon is the unfolding saga of medical marijuana. This complex […]

IR-124 Faces Uphill Battle

Opponents Glad to See Legislature’s Phony Medical Marijuana Law Polls Below 50% HELENA, Sept. 13 – A new poll shows that IR-124 (PDF), the November 6 referendum on the 2011 Legislature’s unworkable medical marijuana law, faces steep odds, with support at only 46 percent. Bob Brigham, campaign manager for Patients for Reform, Not Repeal, said, […]

MTCIA Statewide Conference Call, August 7, 2011

The MTCIA will sponsor a statewide conference call at 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2011. The agenda for the one hour call is MTCIA President Ed Docter: Welcome and Overview  (5 minutes) P4RNR Petition Coordinator Rose Habib: Referendum Progress Report (10 – 15 minutes) MTCIA Board Member Kate Cholewa: MTCIA and the referendum (5 […]

Medical Marijuana Petitioners Reach 24,000 Signatures

BOZEMAN, Mont. — Petitioners aiming to put medical marijuana reform on the 2012 ballot say they have gathered close to 24,000 signatures. Fact is, that is enough to put the measure on the ballot. But organizers say they are after another 15,000 to allow for any possible discrepancies. ”I think everybody that’s been involved at this […]

Volunteers Collected Over 46,000 Signatures on IR-124;Expecting to Qualify in 60 House Districts to Force Vote on Medical Marijuana Law Changes

State to Report IR-124 Is Qualified for November 2012 Ballot HELENA, October 3, 2011 – Montana voters will get the chance next year to approve or disapprove of the 2011 Legislature’s changes to the state’s medical marijuana law. As of last Friday’s Sept. 30 deadline, Patients for Reform – Not Repeal has collected over 46,000 […]

More than 35,000 Montana Voters Signed the Petition to Force Vote on Medical Marijuana Law Changes

70 House Districts Qualified Montana Voters Show Strong Support for Referring SB 423 to the Voters   HELENA, October 31, 2011 – With the support of over 35,000 valid signatures and qualifying in 70 of 100 house districts opponents of the bill that would overhaul Montana’s medical marijuana program are buoyed by the support they received […]