Registered Nurses (RNs) in Nassau County, NY, can be terminated for testing positive for THC on a drug panel if their employer has a clear drug-free workplace policy that prohibits the use of marijuana, even if marijuana use is legal in the state for recreational or medicinal purposes. Healthcare...View More
In New York, as of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) effective in 2021, employers generally cannot refuse to hire, terminate, or otherwise discriminate against someone solely on the basis of their lawful off-duty use of cannabis or due to a positive cannabis drug test. However,...View More
Naming a weed strain after a military aircraft like the B-2 Stealth Bomber could potentially raise legal issues, but it's not primarily a copyright concern. Instead, the primary concern would likely be trademark and intellectual property rights.
The name of a military aircraft like the...View More
My soon to be husband has been almost a year awaiting outcome of a federal arrest that I have found out more about online than he has from his public defender. When asked to meet with him she has still a year later never met him in person. She has filed notices and discussed pleas without his... View More
While there are some exceptions, it is typically illegal for a company to not hire you in New York based solely on a positive drug test for THC. If that's what they did, and why they did it, and no exceptions apply, you can sue them.
I received a offer from United Health Group and the preemployment process has a standard drug screening which includes marijuana. I reside in NYS. Would my offer be rescinded if the drug test comes back with positive marijuana if the employer resides outsides of NYS?
You can truthfully answer that you have not been convicted if your disposition was expunged. However, there are applications such as a pistol permit and certain employment where the permit officer or HR office should be consulted. Some require disclosure of all cases even those that were...View More
I have never been charged with anything before. The judge told me I can plead guilty and receive a fine or plead not guilty. If I plead guilty do I automatically receive a fine or can I ask for a marijuana ACD? Do they offer it or do I have to plead not guilty for a marijuana ACD?
The answer based upon the facts presented is no CPS cannot take the child. However, be aware that until ordered to do so by a judge, you do not have to take a drug test.
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