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Old 09-24-2014, 11:19 AM   #21
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That's a good point, no one really knows. I'd sure hate to invest in a business with that looming over my head. A lot of permits haven't been granted yet though, seems a lot of them simply expected to open up the doors and haven't followed through with the permitting process. I know...hard to believe.

I don't believe the banking regulations have actually been changed either, even though there seems to be a moratorium under the current admin.
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Old 09-24-2014, 11:28 AM   #22
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There have been some easing of the regulations provided you are a legitimate licensed business in an area that has legal marijuana.
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Potheads I understand.

From my understanding, this long hair was a pretty good carpenter in his day.
The translation for "carpenter" was someone who works with his hands.
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If I ever have to hire anyone again...........NO potheads and NO long hair. My job. My money. My conditions.

Accept it or keep on truckin' down the road. Sounds fair to me....my company and all.
This is a public forum, do you realize the kind of liability this opens you up to, especially in Washington State? You might as well call this post "Exhibit A".
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I was thinking of employees and what they do for recreation. If a guy is a golfer chances are he's not a homie or a crack smoker.
Crack is not the same as pot. The volume of marijuana imported into this country isn't being smoked by 1,500 Cheech and Chongs. Chances are better than nought that you are on a first name basis with at least half a dozen people who recreationally use pot.
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I don't believe the banking regulations have actually been changed either, even though there seems to be a moratorium under the current admin.
Holder announced that they wouldn't prosecute anyone for having a banking relationship with a legal weed store. That being said, Holder just announced that he is stepping down.
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Crack is not the same as pot. The volume of marijuana imported into this country isn't being smoked by 1,500 Cheech and Chongs. Chances are better than nought that you are on a first name basis with at least half a dozen people who recreationally use pot.
You know nothing about me.

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Holder announced that they wouldn't prosecute anyone for having a banking relationship with a legal weed store. That being said, Holder just announced that he is stepping down.
And holder is breaking the law that he swore to uphold. He's a criminal of the state in so many ways I dont know where to begin.
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And holder is breaking the law that he swore to uphold. He's a criminal of the state in so many ways I dont know where to begin.
Anyone in a political office is a criminal.
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Anyone in a political office is a criminal.
Oh come on. 99% of them give the rest bad name.

This morning I heard on the news that when they wrote the laws there was no consideration to the equivalent of open container laws. So as it stands for the moment you can take bong hits at lunch break in your car.

This is, after all, the Evergreen State.

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You know nothing about me.
hey knuckles this was supposed to be an informative thread not another reefer madness episode from you and walmart.

wow...

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Oh come on. 99% of them give the rest bad name.

This morning I heard on the news that when they wrote the laws there was no consideration to the equivalent of open container laws. So as it stands for the moment you can take bong hits at lunch break in your car.

This is, after all, the Evergreen State.
If you do, and you come back to my jobsite stoned, you're fired. I don't GAF what the law says.
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hey knuckles this was supposed to be an informative thread not another reefer madness episode from you and walmart.

wow...
Don't tell me what to write.

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Hunting and fishing for me. CT is my only real hobby though. I pretty much just work.
Why don't you golf?

No seriously - you are gonna end up like my last PM - 30 yo and on blood pressure meds.
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Oh come on. 99% of them give the rest bad name.

This morning I heard on the news that when they wrote the laws there was no consideration to the equivalent of open container laws. So as it stands for the moment you can take bong hits at lunch break in your car.

This is, after all, the Evergreen State.
THAT was phunny!
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And holder is breaking the law that he swore to uphold. He's a criminal of the state in so many ways I dont know where to begin.
Now see what you've done - holder is resigning....(sigh)
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I don't think it'll be a problem because potheads don't want to work... Their to busy eating Doritos... :-)
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This is a public forum, do you realize the kind of liability this opens you up to, especially in Washington State? You might as well call this post "Exhibit A".

My business. I DONT have to hire ANYONE based on my standards.

No one is guaranteed a job from me.

I'd list all my stipulations and if you sign-on it would be in agreement to my terms.



What is so hard to fathom about that?
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This part made no sense to me:

"A: Currently, no state law requires employers to permit employees to use, possess, or be impaired by medical or recreational marijuana. Thus, employers may enforce zero-tolerance policies and ban marijuana on their premises and during work hours. In such a policy, it is important to:

Include a provision prohibiting the use of, possession of, and impairment by any illegal drugs on company premises or during work hours.
Define “illegal” to include all substances that are illegal under federal, state, or local laws.
Indicate that adverse action may be taken against violators as permitted by law."

If you put in your contract that you are prohibiting illegal drugs, how is that going to protect you if you are banning marijuana use? Since marijuana is not an illegal drug.

But it does say at the bottom to not use for legal advice.
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Include a provision prohibiting the use of, possession of, and impairment by any illegal drugs on company premises or during work hours.

If you put in your contract that you are prohibiting illegal drugs, how is that going to protect you if you are banning marijuana use? Since marijuana is not an illegal drug.
I think that's the problem right there. The state says one thing, the feds another. Sounds like you could get caught in a legal meat grinder and employers weren't a top consideration.

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