X

Legal Focus

 
01Jun

Pennsylvania's New Medical Marijuana Law - What Does it Mean for School Bus Contractors

On April 17, 2016 Governor Tom Wolf signed the medical marijuana bill (Pennsylvania Senate Bill 3) into law, making Pennsylvania the 24th state in the union to legalize the drug for medicinal purposes. According to the law, there are 17 conditions for which marijuana could be used to treat, ranging from chronic pain to epilepsy to cancer. The law will allow up to 25 growers/processors and up to 150 dispensary locations. Because these new enterprises must go through rigorous steps to establish their businesses in Pennsylvania, and doctors must complete training and education programs, it could take two years before retailers are open for business.

Contact Us to read the Full Article. 

Related

Proposed Changes to FMCSA Hours of Service Requirements

Proposed Changes to FMCSA Hours of Service Requirements

The FMCSA is considering changes to its Hours of Service rules, some of which will have an effect on...

Read More >
Unauthorized School Bus Entry is a Crime

Unauthorized School Bus Entry is a Crime

Unauthorized school bus entry is a crime in Pennsylvania. Understanding your rights will help keep y...

Read More >
OSHA Issues Final Rule on Reporting Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

OSHA Issues Final Rule on Reporting Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

On May 12, 2016 OSHA published a final rule on reporting workplace injuries and illnesses that affec...

Read More >
Legal Updates for School Bus Contractors – 2017 in Review

Legal Updates for School Bus Contractors – 2017 in Review

2018 will see the effects of many laws and regulations that that were passed in the last year. Foll...

Read More >

Proposed Bill's Significant Impact on All School Transportation Contracts

In August 2016, House Bill (HB) 2274 was introduced into the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. ...

Read More >
IRS Considers Affordable Care Act Rule for School Bus Drivers

IRS Considers Affordable Care Act Rule for School Bus Drivers

IRS Notice 2015-87 was published recently stating that the IRS is considering new rules that will ap...

Read More >

Search

Categories