Nevada Supreme Court Finds a Private Right of Action Under Nevada’s Medical Cannabis Law

The Nevada Legislature has passed a law that requires employers to attempt to make reasonable accommodations for its employees’ use of medical cannabis outside of the workplace. The Nevada Supreme Court recently decided that employers may sue employers who violate the law. The Court did not define what an employer must do to satisfy its obligation in that regard. Companies would be wise to consult legal counsel before terminating a person’s employment after testing positive for marijuana.

 

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