Breast Cancer Awareness 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; over the years a pink ribbon has come to symbolize breast cancer awareness. Today the image of a pink ribbon is found emblazoned on thousands of products from food products to apparel and office supplies.
During October an annual campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer risks, the value of screening and early detection, and treatment options available to both Men and Women who are diagnosed with one of the many forms of breast cancer. More than 249,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer every year, and nearly 41,000 die from the disease.
But there is more than just wearing the pink ribbon, there are emotions and physical impacts to the person or family members to take into consideration.
We at The Kind Relief would like to Show Our Support and Understanding. We also know that the cannabis plant contains in excess of 60 active compounds that possess therapeutic properties. These include THC, THCV, CBD, THCA, CBC, CBG among many others that have therapeutic effects including anti-cancer properties, anti-diabetic properties, neuroprotection, and anti-stroke according to a review done by Raphael Mecoulam and Collegues.
Join us for our October Special on Blue Dream All Month Long.
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Cannabis Legalization & the Workplace

Cannabis Legalization & the Workplace

More and More states are legalizing medical marijuana and recreational use and employers are finding themselves in unfamiliar territory. With this new realm the legal experts suggest that employers be very careful on how to and when to apply a drug test and drug policies.


There are four states that have recreational use of marijuana and more that are to be on the ballot for this fall’s elections. Other states have decriminalized the possession of cannabis or permit medical use of cannabis.

Employers have been examining the legalities of marijuana use since decriminalization efforts began. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has also been studying this information since the decriminalization efforts along with Association leaders and Financial Executive International.

Although Marijuana is still illegal under federal law and employers do not have to tolerate the use among their employees in most circumstances the situation can get very tricky for the employer. If the employer is doing regular drug test or even considering it there are some new rules and guides that they are going to have to look at and be very careful about.  And then there is the question if they are going to have a zero-tolerance policy, which could cause additional problems for the employer and marijuana becomes more accepted. Even having a positive test results come back, after days of no marijuana consumption.

SHRM has many resources for employers  


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