Less than two weeks after WA’s Select Committee into Cannabis and Hemp identified workplace drug testing as a significant barrier to patient access, it has emerged a mining company in the state has stood down a worker who legally used the medicine.

According to the ABC, a former Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) contractor was suspended for more than five weeks after failing a random drug test, despite having a prescription. He later resigned.

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Prior to launching Cannabiz, Martin was co-founder and CEO of Asia-Pac’s leading B2B media and marketing information brand Mumbrella, overseeing its sale to Diversified Communications in 2017. A journalist...

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