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Marijuana

Overview

Marijuana use is now legal in dozens of states.  But laws vary considerably.  Is it medicinal use?  Recreational?  Do federal laws still take precedence?  What are employers’ rights to screen for marijuana use?  What are employees’ rights in jurisdictions where marijuana use is legal?

Goulston & Storrs’ labor & employment practice provides some guidance through the hazy legal landscape for employers.