Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Sunday, 05.20.2018
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3  4  5
 6  7  8  9  10  11  12
 13  14  15  16  17  18  19
20 21  22  23  24  25  26
 27  28  29  30  31
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local

Members Of

Poll: Today's Live Poll
  • HB 3052 has nothing to do with California law SB 420. The reporting is unclear and misleading where it says, "HB 3052 clarifies Oregon's medical marijuana laws to enable employers and independent contractors to prohibit their employees from consuming or possessing marijuana during working hours. It is already completely clear that current law allows any employer to send someone home or fire them if they show up at work impaired. HB 3052 would allow employers to fire workers for using medical marijuana at home. HB 3052 is unfair. Call your legislator and tell them to reject this bill. Instead they should support HB 2818 which will treat medical marijuana like other medicines are treated. rancher
  • (Posted on March 22, 2009, 11:53 pm John Sajo)

  • I'm confused. I looked up HB3052 and it seems it the same as California's SB420 law to define state medical marijuana laws. This is not a new bill to descriminate against MMM users. Is this a case of bad reporting or am I missing something?
  • (Posted on March 20, 2009, 8:35 pm Lokes)

  • This is a bill looking for a problem. The OMMA already allows employers to keep medical cannabis off the jobsite. This is another attempt to discriminate against medical cannabis users by denying them their right to use medical cannabis away from the workplace. As far as cannabis affecting job safety, since the OMMA (Oregon Medical Marijuana Act) passed 10 years ago, on the job injuries and accidents have decreased each year, this according to state OHSA figures! Don't get me wrong, I am not saying that the use of medical cannabis by a worker somehow makes the jobsite less dangerous; what I AM saying is that medical cannabis by a worker (off the job) does not make the worker more dangerous or prone to accident. This bill is discriminatory based on the medicine an employee uses. You don't hear about employees being tested for OxyContin, Vicodan, Percoset, or other strong painkillers, and they are much more impairing than cannabis.
  • (Posted on March 19, 2009, 1:53 pm swooper420)

Your name

Your e-mail address


Add your comments

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum


Deschutes County

  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?