The Cannabis Employment Protections Act of 2022 was passed by the Council of the District of Columbia this month. If signed, the bill would prohibit employers, with certain exceptions, from “refus[ing] to hire, terminat[ing] from employment, suspend[ing], fail[ing] to promote, demot[ing], or penalize[ing] an individual” due to an individual’s “use of cannabis,” “status as a medical cannabis program patient” or having “the presence of cannabinoid metabolites in [their] bodily fluids in an employer-required or requested drug test without additional factors indicating impairment.


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