Archived Posts - August 2016

Clearing the Smoke: Medical Marijuana and the Workplace - Part 1

  • 8/5/16 |
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Clearing the Smoke:  Medical Marijuana and the Workplace - Part 1
Employers Are Challenged to Navigate a Myriad of Conflicting Laws Numerous states plus Washington, DC, have enacted medical marijuana laws, and additional states have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. At the same time, federal law prohibits the possession of marijuana. To help employers and staffing firms navigate the myriad and, in some cases, conflicting laws, the American Staffing Association (ASA) has published an issue paper—“Clearing the Smoke: Medical Marijuana and the Workplace”—authored by Diane J. Geller, Esq., partner in the law firm Fox Roths …

Clearing the Smoke: Medical Marijuana and the Workplace - Part 2

  • 8/4/16 |
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Clearing the Smoke:  Medical Marijuana and the Workplace - Part 2
Implement an Affirmative Plan of Action Now to Deal With Compliance in the Workplace Denver employers and staffing agencies certainly recognize that off-duty use of medical marijuana presents a slippery slope, as discussed in our recent blog, Clearing the Smoke  Medical Marijuana and the Workplace - Part 1.  Our discussion now continues to follow the American Staffing Association's (ASA) issue | paper presented by Diane J. Geller, Esq., partner in the law firm Fox Rothschild.  Part 1 gave us a comprehensive overview as to the lack of consistency and clarity among s …