JK (News 2010-2020)

NEWS ARTICLES ON CONDITIONS 2010-2020

JAY-DAR (Ability to Tell a Person Uses Cannabis Just From Their Looks)
JOBS
JOINT REPLACEMENT/JOINT INJURY
KIDNEYS
KORO (Psychological Condition Marked by an Acute Panic Attack Associated with Penile Retraction)


JAY-DAR 
Marijuana legalization: Just because motorist looks stoned doesn’t mean they’re impaired, Mass. judge says. (news – 2016) https://www.masslive.com/news/2016/11/sticky_subject_mass_judge_comp.html#comments
New Study Finds People Can Identify Cannabis Users Based On Looks (news–2018) https://herb.co/news/culture/cannabis-users-stoner-stereotype-jay-dar/
People Really Do Have A Marijuana “Jay-Dar,” New Study Finds (news–2018) https://www.marijuanamoment.net/people-really-do-have-a-marijuana-jay-dar-new-study-finds/
Can Jay-Dar Work On Photos? Science Says Yes. (news – 2018) https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/does-jay-dar-work-on-photos-even-science-says-yes/
New Study Finds People Can Identify Cannabis Users Based On Looks (news–2018) https://herb.co/news/culture/cannabis-users-stoner-stereotype-jay-dar/


JOBS
Just Say ‘No’ to Drug Tests — Then Bargain. (news – 2010) https://labornotes.org/2010/03/just-say-%E2%80%98no%E2%80%99-drug-tests-%E2%80%94-then-bargain
Oregon’s workplaces safest ever, despite 40,000 medical marijuana patients . (forum repost – 2011) https://www.420magazine.com/community/threads/oregons-workplaces-safest-ever-despite-40-000-medical-marijuana-
patients.144595/ Off-the-clock pot use shouldn’t be grounds for firing, poll finds. (news – 2013) https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/la-fi-mo-marijuana-workplace-poll-20131113-story.html
Employers can still fire Colorado pot smokers for legal use. (news – 2013) https://www.denverpost.com/2013/12/26/employers-can-still-fire-colorado-pot-smokers-for-legal-use/
My Life As A Professional Cannabis Baker. (news – 2013) https://www.buzzfeed.com/emofly/my-life-as-a-professional-cannabis-baker
Silicon Valley’s secret ingredient? Marijuana, says Bloomberg report. (news – 2013) https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/blog/mass_roundup/2013/03/silicon-valley-marijuana-use.html
Pot-Smoking Quadriplegic’s Firing Shows Haze Over Rules. (news- forum re-post – 2013) https://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat.php/Number/19099570
Seattle police: Can off-duty officers work pot shop security? (news – 2014) http://news.yahoo.com/seattle-police-off-duty-officers-pot-shop-security-223342959–finance.html
Why I Changed Careers to Legalize a Drug I Don’t Use. (news – 2014) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/amos-irwin/why-i-changed-careers-to-_b_5784698.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592
FBI director: Zero tolerance pot policy kills our ability to hire cyber war programmers. Updated. (news – 2014) https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2014/05/21/1301070/-FBI-director-Zero-tolerance-pot-policy-kills-our-ability-to-hire-cyber-war-
programmers DC bans pot testing of job applicants. (news – 2014) https://www.nbcwashington.com/blogs/first-read-dmv/DC-Bans-Pot-Testing-of-Job-Applicants-284660911.html
‘I’m Going To Prison For Working At A Pot Shop That Was Legal In My State’. (news – 2014) https://www.huffpost.com/entry/robert-duncan-marijuana_n_4877072?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592
Study: Students better off saying ‘no’ to pot jobs. (news – 2014) https://www.times-standard.com/2014/05/23/study-students-better-off-saying-no-to-pot-jobs/
Medical Marijuana and the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know Now . (news – 2014) https://www.forbes.com/sites/theemploymentbeat/2014/12/02/medical-marijuana-and-the-workplace-what-employers-need-to-know-
now/#22f1c40c66b8 Colorado Court to Decide Whether Smoking Pot is a Fireable Offense. (news – 2014) https://time.com/3449214/colorado-pot-supreme-court-marijuana/
It Was Only A Matter Of Time Before The World Got A Marijuana Food Truck. (news/ ad – 2014) https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-firstever-marijuana-f_n_5316913
Colorado court: Workers can be fired for using pot off-duty. (news – 2015) https://www.newsmax.com/US/colorado-workers-fired-offduty/2015/06/15/id/650552/
1 in 5 Small Businesses Would Allow Employees to Use Medical Marijuana While at Work, Study Finds – Three-Quarters of Small Businesses Do Not Require Employees to Take Drug Tests. (news – 2015) https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20151014005730/en/1-5-Small-Businesses-Employees-Medical-Marijuana
Cannabis is Increasingly Legal, Employers Need to Stop Screening for it. (news – 2015) https://thejointblog.com/cannabis-is-increasingly-legal-employers-need-to-stop-screening-for-it/
State Marijuana Laws Complicate Federal Job Recruitment. (news – 2015) https://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/30/us/state-marijuana-laws-complicate-federal-job
-recruitment.html?_r=0 Legitimate medical-marijuana use should not get you fired. (news – 2015) https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/editorials/legitimate-medical-marijuana-use-should-not-get-you-fired/
Marijuana ruled ‘reasonable and necessary’ for injured worker’s pain relief. (news – 2015) https://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150630/NEWS08/150639979/new-mexico-court-rules-marijuana-reasonable-and-
necessary-for?tags=|338|74|75|79|92|304&tags=|338|74|75|79|92|304 How Marijuana Can Get You Fired … Even If You Never Use It. (news – 2015) https://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/how-marijuana-can-get-you-fired-even-if-you-never-use-it.html/
More job candidates failing drug screenings. (news – 2015) http://www.newspressnow.com/news/local_news/article_3281499b-993a-5d3e-a867-6a3f296a4191.html#user-comment-area
Can Legalized Weed Sales Help Ailing Record Stores Turn Over a New Leaf? (news – 2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/legalized-weed-sales-help-ailing-record-stores-turn-172749561.html
What Are the Side Effects of Marijuana on the Economy? (news – 2016) https://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/what-are-the-side-effects-of-marijuana-on-the-economy.html/?ref=YF
Study: Medical marijuana changes how employees use sick time. (news – 2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/08/29/study-medical-marijuana-changes-how-employees-use-sick-time/
Marijuana may be legal in California, but it can still get you fired. (news – 2016) https://www.mercurynews.com/2016/11/17/marijuana-may-be-legal-in-california-but-it-can-still-get-you-fired/
Drug testing at work: Cannabis creates new digital divide. (news – 2016) http://www.thecannifornian.com/cannabis-business/jobs/drug-testing-tech-firms-adopt-dont-ask-dont-tell-stance-cannabis-use/
Yes, most state employees can use marijuana off the job. (Alaska) (news – 2016) https://www.juneauempire.com/news/yes-most-state-employees-can-use-marijuana-off-the-job/
Oregon marijuana market growing thousands of jobs. (news – 2016) https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/nation-now/2016/05/19/oregon-marijuana-jobs/84633414/
Punch the clock and pass the brownies. (news – 2016) https://www.newsobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article109725787.html
Strict Pot Restrictions for Applicants Is A ‘Death Sentence,’ Baltimore Comm. Says. (news – 2016) https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2016/10/31/md-to-mull-over-more-lenient-pot-restrictions-for-cops/
Cop Task Force Gets In The Weeds. (news – 2016) https://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/marijuana_police/
Marijuana-munching cops fired after being caught on tape. (news – 2016) https://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2016/07/20/marijuana-munching-cops-fired-after-being-caught-on-tape/
Who can work in a marijuana shop? (news – 2016) http://www.alaskajournal.com/2016-10-21/who-can-work-marijuana-shop#.WXZTumenzSQ
Legalized marijuana: What are the implications for worker’s comp? (news – 2016) https://www.nj.com/stark_stark/2016/11/legalized_marijuana_what_are_t.html
Legal Marijuana Already Generating Jobs On Par with Large Mainstream Industries. (news – 2017) https://www.marijuanatimes.org/legal-marijuana-already-generating-jobs
-on-par-with-large-mainstream-industries/ Can a worker be fired for using medical cannabis? (news – 2017) https://www.metro.us/boston/can-a-worker-be-fired-for-using-medical-marijuana/zsJqcp—o1586JKzKFi
Woman loses job after doctor tells employer about marijuana use, lawsuit says. (news – 2016) https://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/2016/11/woman_loses_job_after_doctor_t.html
Massachusetts court rules for woman fired for medical marijuana use. (news – 2017) https://www.reuters.com/article/massachusetts-marijuana-idUSL1N1K80Y8
This Firefighter Took A Doctor’s Advice To Use Medical Marijuana — Now He Could Be Fired. (news – 2017) https://cannabisnewsworldwide.wordpress.com/2017/06/24/this-firefighter-took-a-doctors-advice-to-use-medical-marijuana-now-he-
could-be-fired/ Medical Marijuana User Wrongly Denied Internship, R.I. Judge Rules. (news – 2017) https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/medical-marijuana-user-wrongly-denied-internship-ri-judge
-rules SB 301 would protect a worker’s right to use marijuana off the clock. (news – 2017) https://www.king5.com/article/news/local/marijuana/sb-301-would-protect-a-workers-right-to-use-marijuana-off-the-clock/283-
393782125 Marijuana Industry Projected To Create More Jobs Than Manufacturing By 2020. (news – 2017) https://www.forbes.com/sites/debraborchardt/2017/02/22/marijuana-industry-projected-to-create-more-jobs
-than-manufacturing-by- 2020/#5faa038e3fa9 Marijuana Legalization and Impact on the Workplace. (news – 2017) http://norml.org/marijuana/fact-sheets/item/marijuana-legalization-and-impact-on-the-workplace
Losing Too Many Police Recruits to Past Pot Use, Maryland Eases Its Qualifications. (news – 2017) https://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice
-safety/tns-maryland-police-marijuana.html Secret Service relaxes marijuana policy in bid to swell ranks. (news – 2017) https://fox6now.com/2017/06/01/secret-service-relaxes-marijuana-policy-in-bid-to-swell-ranks/
Colorado Employers Rethinking Drug Testing. (news – 2017) https://www.npr.org/2017/07/08/536125097/colorado-employers-rethinking-drug-testing
Medical marijuana in the workplace still a ‘gray’ area for Valley employees (news – 2017) https://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/central-phoenix/medical-marijuana-in-the-workplace-still-a-gray-area-for-valley-
employees Man claims he was wrongly fired for using medical marijuana. (news – 2017) https://nypost.com/2017/07/05/man-claims-he-was-wrongly-fired-for-using-medical-marijuana/
Job offer rescinded after woman tested positive for cannabis, only used pot lip balm. (news – 2018) https://www.yahoo.com/news/job-offer-rescinded-woman-tested-031019450.html
CDC Warns Marijuana Trimmers Of Carpal Tunnel Danger . (news – 2018) https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/cdc-warns-marijuana-trimmers-of-carpal-tunnel-danger/
Research Reveals States with Medical Marijuana Laws Have Lower Workplace Fatalities. (news – 2018) https://www.american.edu/spa/news/medical-marijuana-research.cfm
Loveland ski worker’s widow penalized for man’s legal marijuana use. (news – 2018) https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/investigations/crushed-loveland-ski-workers-legal-marijuana-use-costing-widow-thousands-
in-benefits New Analysis Shows Federal Marijuana Legalization Could Raise $130 Billion, Add 1 Million Jobs by 2025. (news – 2018) https://www.ecowatch.com/marijuana-legalization-2524562558.html
Medical marijuana patients could face hurdles at school, at work and at gun shops. (news – 2018) https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/health/2018/11/30/iowa-medical-marijuana-cannabis-workplace-job
-application- school-universities-gun-permit-hunting/2142372002/ Drug Testing in the Era of Marijuana Legalization. (news – 2019) https://www.ehstoday.com/health/drug-testing-era-marijuana-legalization
WEED WONDERLAND: What Mohawks can teach us about cannabis. (news – 2019) https://torontosun.com/news/local-news/weed-wonderland-what-mohawks-can-teach-us-about-cannabis
Study Finds Fewer People Are Dying on the Job Where Marijuana Is Legal. (news – 2019) https://www.greenentrepreneur.com/article/335198
Study: Medical Marijuana Access Linked To Greater Employment Among Older Adults. (news – 2019) https://norml.org/news/2019/03/28/study-medical-marijuana-access-linked-to-greater-employment-among-older-adults
Up In Smoke: Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing Goes Poof In NYC And Nevada. (news – 2019) https://www.forbes.com/sites/alonzomartinez/2019/08/16/up-in-smoke-pre-employment-marijuana-testing-goes-poof-in-nyc-and-
nevada/#4b5448c138ec v The marijuana industry is hiring. New data shows 1,242% spike in California job postings. (news – 2019) https://www.modbee.com/news/california/article236051733.html
Recreational Marijuana Would Create More Than 100,000 Jobs in Florida, Study Says. (news – 2019) https://www.miaminewtimes.com/marijuana/florida-legal-recreational-marijuana-would-create-more-than-100000-new-jobs
-study- says-11294527 Number of pot jobs in Illinois to grow to 63,000 by 2025, report says. (news – 2019) https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/10/7/20903738/pot-jobs
-illinois-marijuana-recreational-legalization-employment Teens Who Work Are More Likely to Try Marijuana, Study Says. (news – 2019) https://hightimes.com/study/teens-who-work-are-more-likely-to-try-marijuana-study-says/
Been busted for weed? That will actually help you land a job when it’s legalized (news–2019) https://chicago.suntimes.com/cannabis/2019/11/4/20940834/marijuana-cannabis-legalization-jobs-industry-arrest-conviction-criminal-record
5 Public Companies That Don’t Do Drug Tests in 2019. (news – 2019) https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/5-public-companies-don-t-174400405.html
Amazon wrongly fired a worker and ‘blacklisted’ him for using medical marijuana, lawsuit alleges. (news – 2019) https://www.marketwatch.com/story/amazon-wrongly-fired-a-worker-and-blacklisted-him-for-using-medical-marijuana-lawsuit-
alleges-2019-11-11?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo Goodbye to marijuana drug testing at work? (news-2020) https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/healthcare/goodbye-to-marijuana-drug-testing-at-work


JOINT REPLACEMENT/JOINT INJURY
The need for weed. (news – 2016) https://www.chatelaine.com/health/medical-marijuana-the-need-for-weed/
“Marijuana Use Disorder” Might Save Lives! (news – 2018) https://prohbtd.com/marijuana-use-disorder-might-save-lives
Healing with Cannabis: Managing Post-Operative Pain. (news – 2018) https://www.kanabe.ca/blog-1/healing-cannabis
I Kicked My Opioid Addiction with Marijuana. (news – 2018) https://www.thedailybeast.com/i-kicked-my-opioid-addiction-with-marijuana?ref=scroll
I’m a convert: How cannabis changed everything amid my sports injury recovery. (news – 2018) https://www.thecannabist.co/2016/10/06/marijuana-pain-relief-sports-recovery/64699/
Breaking free from pain and finding my lost mojo, thanks to cannabis: A healing epiphany. (news – 2018) https://www.thecannabist.co/2016/10/07/post-surgery-medical-marijuana-for-pain-prescription-drugs/64900/
Older Americans are flocking to Medical Marijuana. (news – 2019) https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/07/health/seniors-marijuana-cannabis-pain.html


KIDNEYS
Wyoming kidney failure outbreak linked to designer ‘blueberry spice’ drug, aka ‘legal marijuana’ (news–2012) https://www.naturalnews.com/035181_spice_recreational_drugs_kidney_failure.html
Outbreak of kidney failure in Wyoming linked to “Spice” (news–2012) https://www.reuters.com/article/us-spice-illness-wyoming/outbreak-of-kidney-failure-in-wyoming-linked-to-spice-idUSTRE82204T20120303
Blueberry “spice” in Wyoming linked to cases of renal failure. (news – 2012) http://www.thepoisonreview.com/2012/03/03/blueberry-spice-in-wyoming-linked-to-cases-of-renal-failure/
New health concerns about ‘fake pot’ in US . (news – 2012) https://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-03-health-fake-pot.html
Synthetic Marijuana Dangerous for Kidneys. (news – 2013) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130208124553.htm
Synthetic Marijuana Harms Kidneys of 16 Users, CDC Reports. (news – 2013) https://news.yahoo.com/synthetic-marijuana-harms-kidneys-16-users-cdc-reports-170208780.html
Synthetic drugs carry risk of kidney damage. (news – 2013) http://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/8558914/Synthetic-drugs-carry-risk-of-kidney-damage
Synthetic cannabis compounds used to tackle diabetes linked kidney failure. (news – 2015) https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/14031326.synthetic-cannabis-compounds-used-to-tackle-diabetes-linked-kidney-failure/
Synthetic pot linked to kidney injury. (news – 2015) https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/addiction/news/20150330/synthetic-pot-linked-to-kidney-injury
Please, don’t call it fake weed. (news – 2016) https://www.insidescience.org/news/please-dont-call-it-fake-weed
Kidney patient taken off transplant list for using medical marijuana. (news – 2017) https://wgme.com/news/local/kidney-patient-taken-off-transplant-list-for-using-medical-marijuana
Marijuana Doesn’t Seem to Harm the Kidneys. (news – 2018) https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/addiction/news/20180306/marijuana-doesnt-seem-to-harm-the-kidneys
Marijuana Use Doesn’t Affect Outcome Of Kidney Transplants, Study Finds (news–2018) https://www.marijuanamoment.net/marijuana-use-doesnt-affect-outcome-of-kidney-transplants-study-finds/
Cannabis Use Doesn’t Negatively Impact Organ Transplants According To Study (news–2018) https://norml.org/news/2018/11/21/study-cannabis-use-doesn-t-negatively-impact-organ-transplants


KORO
The Cannabis “Shrinkage” Problem (news–2018) https://prohbtd.com/the-cannabis-shrinkage-problem
Cannabis-Induced Penile “Shrinkage” Claims Are Back (news–2018)  https://prohbtd.com/cannabis-induced-penile-shrinkage-claims-are-back


Updated 7 April 2020