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“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…

Marijuana Legal In More Of U.S.

More states – Michigan, Missouri, and Utah – legalized the use of marijuana in ballot measures on Election Day, Nov. 6. Employers in these states need to review their drug-use policies and communicate any updates to employees. Michigan voters approved recreational marijuana, while medical marijuana was legalized in Missouri and Utah. A ballot measure to…