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420 with CNW — Congressional Committee Authors Report Urging Feds to Rethink Firing Employees Who Use Marijuana

Although federal law still classifies cannabis as a Schedule I controlled substance, more than 30 states have legalized it for either medical or recreational use. This classification has been a constant thorn in the industry’s side, preventing businesses in the cannabis space from accessing crucial banking and financial services. Cannabis consumers have also been caught in the middle, with many of them being penalized by the federal government for actions that are considered legal in their home states.

As such, a powerful Congressional committee has released a report urging federal agencies to reconsider firing employees for using state-legal marijuana. Alongside the report, the annual Financial Services and General Government (“FSGG”) spending bill approved by the House Appropriations Committee also…


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