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MEDICAL MARIJUANA & A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

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Can you provide more information about a Medical Review Officer (MRO)

Medical Review Officer (MRO) - A Medical Review Officer (MRO) is a person who is a licensed physician and who is responsible for receiving and reviewing laboratory results generated by an employer's drug testing program and evaluating medical explan...

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Our company allows medical marijuana, can you suggest some language for our drug free workplace policy?

Yes, here you go: An employee of the Company who has been authorized by a licensed physician to use marijuana for medicinal purposes is permitted to do so in accordance with applicable laws, rules and regulations of their state of residence, provide...

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Can my employer fire me for smoking pot?

No state, that has authorized either the personal use or medical use of marijuana, prohibits an employer from including marijuana in a work-related drug testing program. Moreover, in every court decision so far, where an employee who is also a mariju...

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What States have medical marijuana laws?

Currently as  July 2014,  20 states have laws that allow for the use of medical marijuana: Alaska Arizona California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Hawaii Illinois Maine Massachusetts Michigan Montana Nevada New Hamps...

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Can my employer fire me for smoking medical marijuana or recreational marijuana?

Yes, perhaps your employer can fire you for smoking medical marijuana or recreational marijuana.  If it is a DOT regulated test for your job as a transportation covered employee, you can be terminated for smoking medical marijuana or recreationa...

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What about medical marijuana and employee drug testing?

- Medical Marijuana and Drug Free Workplace - Of course federal law still lists marijuana as a Schedule I drug, with no legal use; and courts around the country have upheld employer’s rights to have policies against hiring employees who smoke ...

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