Employment

Employers engaged in the rapidly-expanding cannabis industry face a myriad of workforce challenges in states where marijuana is fully legalized, and employers in jurisdictions where medical cannabis is legal are struggling to reconcile their workplace policies with the employee-patient’s right to use such treatment. Because of the conflicts between federal and state laws and the piecemeal legalization, employers should be vigilant when reviewing their workplace policies.

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Web Site: America's Weed Rush

This investigation of marijuana legalization in America is the 2015 project of the Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multimedia investigative reporting project produced by the nation’s top journalism students and graduates.

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