MMA Star Cynthia Calvillo Suspended For Nine Months For Smoking Weed

In the world of professional mixed martial arts, athletes who test positive for cannabis use experience harsh, sometimes exorbitant penalties. Fighters are routinely subject to drug screenings from the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and testing positive, especially multiple times, can derail a career. Perhaps the most high-profile of these instances […]

In The Age Of Legal Cannabis, Employment Drug Tests Are Down

Employers are struggling to hire workers in the tightening U.S. job market. Marijuana is now legal in nine states and Washington, D.C., meaning more than one in five American adults can eat, drink, smoke or vape as they please. The result is the slow decline of pre-employment drug tests, which for […]

School Forces Black Students To Submit To Drug Tests

The post School Forces Black Students To Submit To Drug Tests appeared first on High Times. In this latest display of drug war-fueled racism, a Tennessee school forces black students to submit to drug tests. If you weren’t yet convinced that cannabis prohibition disproportionately targets people of color, you will be […]

Northern California Employers Are Re-Examining Drug Testing Policies

The post Northern California Employers Are Re-Examining Drug Testing Policies appeared first on High Times. In light of legalization and the growing prevalence of cannabis consumption, Northern California employers are re-examining drug testing policies. Are they swayed by science? By logic? Or are they just losing out on prospective employees because […]

Poll: Does Your Company Drug Test?

The post Poll: Does Your Company Drug Test? appeared first on High Times. As more and more states legalize marijuana, it seems that we’re seeing fewer companies insisting on drug testing employees. The mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, discussed eliminating drug testing for pot this summer, and Washington, D.C. recently passed […]