Marijuana - Go or No-Go in friendly states?

April 21st, 2023

Nancy N. Delogu answers the question of whether employers have to allow employees to use and possess marijuana at work in states that have legalized marijuana for recreational or medical purposes. The answer is no. Employers can prohibit the use and possession of marijuana and marijuana products at work, and discipline workers who come to work impaired by marijuana or marijuana products.

What about CBD? The article also explains that marijuana remains illegal under federal law and that CBD products may contain unacceptable amounts of THC, which can also result in a positive drug test. The article advises employers to prohibit the use and possession of CBD products at work as well.

Read the full post HERE.

The article is written by Nancy N. Delogu, a shareholder at Littler Mendelson P.C., a law firm that specializes in employment and labor law.

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