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Vermont will become the ninth state to approve nonmedicinal use of marijuana but the law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2018, will not require employers to permit or accommodate the use or possession of marijuana in the workplace. Read More
The state’s “Question 1 – An Act to Legalize Marijuana” legislation protects workers from adverse employment actions based on their use of marijuana outside of the workplace. Read More
The ordinance will go into effect on June 9, 2018, and will apply to all employers with six or more employees in Kansas City. Read More
The guidance recommends that employers carefully consider criminal records when making hiring decisions, including that employers conduct an “individualized assessment” before making an employment decision based on an applicant’s criminal history. Read More
After the state voted to fully legalize marijuana in 2016, the two California cities are moving to clear many past marijuana-related charges, according to the cities’ district attorneys. Read More
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