After a tentative deal between unions and railway companies, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) discussed the labor and supply chain issues and other aspects of cannabis reform, saying that a possible solution to solve them would be by ending employment-related cannabis testing policies.

In a recent C-SPAN Washington Journal appearance Blumenauer said the railway workers' pact is "good news" calling their situation intolerable.

“A lot of these shortcomings in terms of the supply chain are that people do not qualify for the jobs because they’ve used marijuana sometime in the last six weeks, which doesn’t affect their ability to do their job, but it throws them out of the consideration,” Blumenauer added.

As Marijuana Moment reported, “working on the railroad requires specialized skills, …

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