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Weed in the workplace: Accommodate without getting burned

Monday, April 17, 2017 @ 10:34 AM | By Stuart Rudner and Richa Sandill

With medical recognition of marijuana as medication, growing social acceptance of the recreational use of marijuana in the same manner as alcohol and our federal government’s stated intention to legalize recreational usage, there is no doubt that we will be seeing more issues relating to marijuana in the workplace. In that regard, employers should never react based on stereotypes of marijuana users. Rather, employers (and employees) must recognize that there are different types of users, and each one raises its own set of issues. Some will...