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Marijuana Laws Update

Marijuana Laws Update

  • Federal law holds marijuana is illegal
  • Current “illegal” drug users are therefore not covered by the ADA (a federal law)
  • ADA may cover the underlying disability, but not the marijuana use
  • State law may create additional requirements for accommodation
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations also may apply

Marijuana Legalization

Legal states as of November 1, 2019

Latest Marijuana Laws

  • State laws continue to rapidly evolve
  • Does your state’s law:
    • Permit medicinal or recreational marijuana use?
    • Prohibit pre-employment drug testing for marijuana?
    • Prohibit employer discrimination against registered medicinal marijuana users on their qualified patient status alone?
    • Prohibit adverse action on the basis of a positive drug test alone?
    • Require employers to explore reasonable accommodation for legal medical marijuana users to treat disabilities?
    • Define and include exceptions to “safety sensitive” positions?


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