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Marijuana Issue Gets Hazier for Employers in Colorado and Washington

With the passage of Amendment 64 in Colorado and Initiative 502 in Washington, the issue of dealing with marijuana in the workplace gets hazier for employers in those states. Prior to the votes on November 6, 2012, both Colorado and Washington had laws allowing the use of medical marijuana. Despite those medical marijuana laws, as … Continue reading this entry

ADA Protection for Medical Marijuana Use Goes Up in Smoke

The ADA does not protect an employee using medical marijuana, even if the individual is using medical marijuana under the supervision of a doctor and in compliance with state law. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion on May 22, 2012 in James v. City of Costa Mesa. Four severely disabled individuals who … Continue reading this entry