California Protects Employees Who Use Recreational Cannabis and Limits Drug Tests

California law will begin restricting employers from using traditional drug tests to test for cannabis use in January. The law, which was signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, prohibits employers from discriminating against applicants and employees based on the person’s use of cannabis off-duty and off-site and an employer-required drug test that reveals nonpsychoactive cannabis metabolites. There are two types of tests that employers still might be able to use.

 

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