Medical Marijuana and Your Workforce – Part I

The New (2014) Illinois Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act (MCPP)


Illinois and Minnesota are now among 22 states and D.C. with laws legalizing marijuana to some extent. While Colorado and Washington State have legalized marijuana for recreational use, the others permit medical marijuana.  Employers and workers across the nation are facing new questions, including how these laws affect the workplace, drug testing and policies, disability accommodations, and unemployment compensation. What does MCPP mean for Illinois employers? How do employers deal with the contradiction between state laws and federal law which still makes marijuana use illegal? clientbulletinjune2014Learn more in my 3-part series (June, July and August 2014 Client Bulletins.)