What Employers Need to Know About Evolving Medical Marijuana Laws in the U.S.

With marijuana laws changing across the country on a regular basis, it is important to understand some of the myths surrounding its use for medical and recreational purposes. Four of the most popular myths include the misconception that medical marijuana is legal nationwide, an employer must accommodate the use of medical marijuana in a state where it is legal, there is no protection for use of marijuana in the workplace because it is illegal federally, and an employer can take adverse action based on a positive drug test for marijuana without consequence. Employers should take the time to read up on various laws to determine the best way to move forward within the workplace.

 

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