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Fact Check: Marijuana or guns, you can’t have both!

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC)—Marijuana or guns, you can’t have both! Now that marijuana is legal in New York, maybe you’ve seen this claim on social media. Is it true?…

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How courts may make paid military leave as common as paid sick leave

A legal battle is unfolding over paid military leave in courtrooms across the country, as a new wave of class-action lawsuits and court rulings raises a question: are National…

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Policies lack for nonbinary workers in certain professions

In most jobs, gender identity and biological sex do not matter. Individuals who identify as female, male or nonbinary can, without question, serve as doctors, lawyers, architects,…

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A small change in an arcane appeals process will ripple throughout the Defense Department

Earlier this year, the Defense Department issued a new policy to streamline appeals by people trying to become eligible to access classified information. All of the appeals are…

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Cuomo impeachment latest: formal process ‘hasn’t even begun’

(WBNG) — While there are currently three ongoing investigations into allegations of sexual harassment against Governor Andrew Cuomo (D), the formal process of impeachment…

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New York marijuana legalization: what this means for employers, employees

NEW YORK — Right now in New York State, adults 21 and older can legally possess up to three ounces of marijuana, but they can’t legally sell it or grow it until after the…

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With no conclusive marijuana road test, challenges could come proving you were impaired

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — New York has joined a growing list of states who are making recreational marijuana legal. As New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill making recreational…

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Some New Yorkers previously convicted of marijuana crimes will have those convictions wiped

(WBNG) — When someone is convicted of a crime, they face far more penalties than just prison, which is why legal experts say they are so excited about New York’s…

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How will legalization of marijuana impact workplace drug tests?

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Marijuana legalization in New York is underway, creating some complicated legal issues when it comes to pot and the workplace. How will companies handle drug…

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Marijuana legalization in NY: Now that it’s official, what can you really do?

NEW YORK CITY (PIX11)— Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Wednesday, legalizing adult-use of marijuana. But creating a system to get marijuana sales up and running…

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