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Implications of Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

OnDemand Webinar (60 minutes)

Understand what kind of drug policies you can maintain in light of the legalization of marijuana in many states.States throughout the country have, over the past number of years, decriminalized medical marijuana. Some states have legalized it. Some states are also starting to legalize recreational marijuana. With these changes, employers grapple with how to maintain a drug-free workplace policy or when and how to implement drug testing. This course will provide an overview of the current status of the legalization of marijuana through the U.S. and will focus upon the general laws and what employers can, can't, and should do to abide by these changing laws while also maintaining a safe workplace.


Stephanie K. Rawitt, Clark Hill PLC


Legalization of Medical and Recreational Marijuana

• Where Do We Stand?

• Overview of the Law

A State Example - New York

• Medical Marijuana Law

• Recreational Marijuana Law

Employer Rights and Obligations

• What These Laws Do Not Do

• What Do Employers Need to Do to Comply?


• Written Policies

• To Drug Test or Not to Drug Test, That Is the Question

Discrimination Laws

• Wait, Marijuana Could Be Protected?

• Employer Obligations/Rights