Tag: Marijuana

Navy Says Use of Hemp, CBD Still Prohibited

By on August 11, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Navy Says Use of Hemp, CBD Still Prohibited

Despite a new law legalizing hemp and CBD products, the Navy warned that it is still prohibiting use of these products.

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Revoked Security Clearance Leads to Indefinite Suspension

By on May 30, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Revoked Security Clearance Leads to Indefinite Suspension

An employee who lost his required security clearance and was indefinitely suspended as a result lost his appeal challenging the agency’s action.

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It Wasn’t Me, It Was the Brownies!

By on April 2, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
It Wasn’t Me, It Was the Brownies!

CBP removed an employee for a positive drug test, but he claimed he must have unwittingly eaten a laced brownie beforehand.

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Bill Would Protect Federal Employees From Being Fired for Marijuana Use

By on March 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Would Protect Federal Employees From Being Fired for Marijuana Use

New legislation would protect the jobs of federal employees who legally use marijuana under state law.

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Marijuana Investments: Where is the Line?

By on March 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Marijuana Investments: Where is the Line?

Recent guidance on marijuana related investments raises questions for federal employees who hold security clearances.

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Bill Would Protect Jobs of Federal Employees Using Marijuana

By on July 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Would Protect Jobs of Federal Employees Using Marijuana

New legislation would protect the jobs of federal employees who use marijuana in states where it is legal.

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DOJ Reverses its Marijuana Enforcement Policy

By on January 5, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DOJ Reverses its Marijuana Enforcement Policy

The Justice Department announced it is reversing an Obama-era policy on marijuana that had allowed the decision to regulate the drug to be left to the states.

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Federal Employees and Marijuana

By on November 5, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees and Marijuana

A survey shows the percentage of federal employees who approve of marijuana legalization is slightly less than that of the general public.

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Federal Employees, Smoking Pot and Working in DC

By on October 16, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees, Smoking Pot and Working in DC

Using marijuana in Washington, DC is legal, but federal employees are still subject to federal laws.

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VA Legislation Roundup: Employee Bonuses, Marijuana, and Canine Medical Research

By on July 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Legislation Roundup: Employee Bonuses, Marijuana, and Canine Medical Research

The House issued several votes this week that could potentially impact future regulations at the VA.

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