Today applicants in NYC have to pass a cannabis drug test in order to get a job. This could soon belong to past history, according to Cannabis Now. The city council recently approved a bill that would prohibit employers to test for cannabis.
The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is worried that he will lose a lot of votes to a libertarian party who wants to legalize cannabis. That’s why he is “looking into” the cannabis issue and “will deliver an answer soon”.
In the wake of nationwide cannabis legalization fewer employers are testing their workers for THC. However, people in the national and federal sector are still at risk. Cannabis, at least for now, continues to be illegal on the federal level.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is one of the new left wing democrats that has been raising most attention from the media. She is now demanding that people who were most affected by war on drugs get compensation.
In Switzerland the government has plans for a pilot project where 5 000 persons may smoke cannabis in a study. The only type of cannabis that is currently legal in the country is hemp with a THC potency of under 1%.