Friday, November 09, 2012

What do the States' New Marijuana Laws Mean?

Colorado and Washington both passed marijuana legalization laws on Tuesday, and other states have similar laws on the books. But does that mean folks in those states can simply light up with impunity? Probably not as these articles suggest:

Labor & Employment Law Alert: Medical Marijuana and Zero Tolerance Drug Testing Policies

Colorado  Officials Seek Clarity After Passage of Marijuana Measure

Pot Legal Dec. 6, 'Jury is Out on What Happens' After That

Marijuana: For Many Employees, it's Legalization in Name Only
 
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