420 with CNW — Michigan AG Says Private Cannabis Use Shouldn’t Jeopardize Unemployment Benefits

August 18, 2021 03:25:35

For years, marijuana’s classification at the federal level as a Schedule I controlled substance has been a major hurdle to the legal cannabis industry on a state level. Patients who use medical marijuana often face the risk of experiencing federal reprisals for taking part in an activity deemed legal by their home states and one that is geared towards improving their health and quality of life. Consequently, most federal organizations, which are required to adhere to federal policies, tend to deprive individuals who use state legal cannabis of certain benefits.

Michigan’s Attorney General Dana Nessel doesn’t believe this should be the norm. In a brief prepared by her office, she argued that employers cannot use cannabis consumption as a reason to disqualify their employees from receiving unemployment benefits. This came after three cases regarding cannabis and unemployment benefits were brought before the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Commission. Each case featured an employee…


NOTE TO INVESTORS: The latest news and updates relating to American Cannabis Partners are available in the company’s newsroom at https://cnw.fm/ACP

About CNW420

CNW420 spotlights the latest developments in the rapidly evolving cannabis industry through the release of two informative articles each business day. Our concise, informative content serves as a gateway for investors interested in the legalized cannabis sector and provides updates on how regulatory developments may impact financial markets. Articles are released each business day at 4:20 a.m. and 4:20 p.m. Eastern – our tribute to the time synonymous with cannabis culture. If marijuana and the burgeoning industry surrounding it are on your radar, CNW420 is for you! Check back daily to stay up-to-date on the latest milestones in the fast -changing world of cannabis.

To receive instant SMS alerts, text CANNABIS to 21000 (U.S. Mobile Phones Only)

For more information please visit https://www.CNW420.com

Please see full terms of use and disclaimers on the CannabisNewsWire website applicable to all content provided by CNW420, wherever published or re-published: http://CNW.fm/Disclaimer

Do you have questions or are you interested in working with CNW420? Ask our Editor

Denver, Colorado
303.498.7722 Office

CNW420 is part of the InvestorBrandNetwork.