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California Medical Marijuana Non-Discrimination

In recent years, medical marijuana has been used extensively and has gained acceptance amongst California residents. In keeping up with the trend, lawmakers recently introduced a bill that would amend California’s employment discrimination laws to impose liability on employers for discrimination against medical marijuana users. A.B. 2069 was aimed at prohibiting employers from engaging in…

California Employers Testing for Cannabis?

Recreational marijuana sales in California started in January, causing many employers in the state to re-evaluate their substance-abuse and drug-testing policies. But the rules governing marijuana and the workplace haven’t really changed…yet. Employers should note that they don’t have to tolerate on-the-job marijuana consumption or intoxication. They should think about recreational marijuana like alcohol. California provides…