Philadelphia’s Restrictions on Pre-Employment Marijuana Tests Become Effective January 1, 2022

Beginning January 1, 2022, the majority of employers in Philadelphia will be prohibited from requiring prospective employees to undergo testing for the presence of marijuana as a condition of employment. New York City and Nevada have similar laws in place and others are expected to follow. Exceptions apply to individuals applying to work in law enforcement positions; any position requiring a commercial driver’s license; any position requiring the supervision or care of children, medical patients, disabled or other vulnerable individuals; and any position in which the employee could significantly impact the health or safety of other employees or members of the public.


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