Colorado Bill Aims to Block Employers from Punishing Employees for Off-Duty Marijuana Use

A bill has been introduced in Colorado that would prohibit companies from firing employees in the state simply because they legally use marijuana while they are not at work. HB20-1089 is another step toward treating marijuana like alcohol in the state and would protect people partaking in things legal under Colorado law even if they are still illegal under federal law, and it would not apply only to marijuana. The bill will not affect pre-employment drug screenings, but it would address random drug screenings involving marijuana for people who are already employed by a company.


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