Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
Employees in Colorado can still be fired for testing positive for marijuana, an appeals court ruled last week.
Medical use of marijuana has been legal in Colorado since 2000, and the state legalized the drug outright...more
In two recent cases, the EEOC settled with employers who had fired workers because of positive drug tests for prescription drugs. But in states where medical marijuana is legal, can employers fire employees who test positive...more
On December 3, 2012, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Director, Jim Swart, with the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance, issued a letter responding to inquires about the impact to DOT regulations after the...more
We have been getting a lot of questions from employers about how employees' legal use of marijuana impacts an employer's ability to enforce its drug testing policy. Most of these questions were generated by the recent actions...more
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