Cheat Sheet: The in-house lawyer’s guide to marijuana legalization

How companies should clarify their policies, and what to look out for on the enforcement front

Employers’ desires for a drug-free workplace have of late been at odds with the permitted use of medical marijuana in many states, and the employers are largely coming out ahead. But what happens when states legalize recreational use? In InsideCounsel’s February issue, we looked at the questions new marijuana laws have raised for employers, and how in-house counsel should proceed. Here we’ve summarized what counsel need to know, to set your minds at ease.

I’m just now crawling out from under the rock I call my home. What exactly happened?

What does that mean for company drug policies? Should I panic?

What about off-duty use?

Is there anything I should do right now?

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Mary Swanton

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