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Starting next year, job seekers in New York City and Nevada will no longer have to worry about whether they’ll flunk a pre-employment drug test — and lose out on a job — because of that joint they smoked the week before.

Americans for Safe Access (ASA) aims the report at lawmakers each year, prodding them to make progress relative to their neighbors.

After briefly faltering a year ago, California’s massive cannabis industry seems to be regaining steam.

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have partnered with a federally compliant pharmaceutical company to analyze the chemical and biological profiles of cannabis for the benefit of law enforcement, health care providers and scientific professionals.

Used in Europe for more than 3,200 years, hemp today represents an annual market opportunity of $1 bn (~€692m) for the continent, and over $3.7 bn globally in 2018.

The crop’s legalization could change the industry — and threaten cotton’s dominance.

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