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Marijuana Legalization: What does it mean for employers? [Whitepaper]

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Marijuana Legalization: What does it mean for employers? [Whitepaper]

Although marijuana remains illegal under U.S. federal law, the drug is increasingly becoming legalized throughout the states. Four states within the U.S. have completely legalized marijuana, and many others are putting the issue on their ballots.

As marijuana moves into a grey area in terms of legality, we must ask: How does marijuana affect an employers’ ability to create a safe and efficient working environment and to hire talented and qualified employees?

The short answer is that marijuana legalization will affect these business issues. The long answer is in the white paper Workplace Impacts of Marijuana Legalization, provided to us by our Partners at Assurex Global. By reading the white paper, you will learn:

  • The background on the marijuana legalization battle
  • Which U.S. states have and have not legalized the drug
  • Drug testing and policy options available for businesses
  • Risks for businesses that allow and don’t allow marijuana
  • Existing cases on the drug and if they favored the employee or the employer

Download our white paper to understand how the issue could affect U.S. businesses.

Material posted on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a legal opinion or medical advice. Contact your legal representative or medical professional for information specific to your legal or medical needs.

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