Tag Archives: marijuana laws

Non-Cannabis Companies & Worker Protections

Non-cannabis-businesses that still maintain workplace drug-testing policies may be struggling to comply with complex state and local cannabis laws while also finding that more workers are testing positive for cannabis. Although all cannabis use is still illegal under federal law, many states have legalized medical and recreational use, and more states are adding workplace protections….

Cannabis 2022 Laws & Workplace Impact

Growing acceptance of cannabis use in recent years has led to the proliferation of state laws legalizing medical and recreational cannabis consumption, as well as a push for employment protections for off-duty use. Here’s what non-cannabis industry employers need to know about evolving cannabis laws and their impact on the workplace. As more and more…

[NEW] U.S. Cannabis Law History “Freshly Released”

The new training is finally here, and the big day has finally come! We just finished releasing our latest and greatest training called the United States Cannabis Laws History (check it out here)… 🥳 This training module will be included in a new certification that we’re working to get accredited in a specific cannabis jurisdiction (we’ll…

“Safety Sensitive Jobs” Under Cannabis Laws

As employers grapple with evolving cannabis laws and their impact on the workplace, they should note that many states that provide employment protections for cannabis users have exceptions for workers in safety-sensitive roles. But what exactly is a safety-sensitive job? Safety-sensitive generally means that a position involves some aspect of a heightened danger that requires…

Laws Protect Off-Duty Recreational Use

As the trend to legalize cannabis use continues, employers should note that some state and local laws now protect workers who consume recreational cannabis while off duty. Multistate employers are likely familiar with laws that provide job protections for registered medical cannabis patients who use cannabis in accordance with a comprehensive medical program, but they…

Evolving United States Marijuana Laws

How Will Evolving Marijuana Laws Impact 2021? President-elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration is happening this week amid a pandemic, security threats, and tension between the shifting administrations. Here’s what the extraordinary presidential term will look like for the cannabis industry,