Topics: Marijuana Laws

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace: Q & A with Chartwell Law

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace: Q & A with Chartwell Law

As the use of marijuana increases, employers are faced with several questions about establishing drug use policies that keep employees and customers safe. NATSO allied member Chartwell Law sponsored a Focus Group during NATSO Connect 2022 in Orlando, Florida, where they answered truckstop and travel center medical marijuana questions. To share their expertise with Stop Watch readers, Stop Watch sat down with Robert Baker and Thomas Gallagher with Chartwell Law to learn more about crafting drug-related employment policies. More

Advice for Truckstops: Best Practices for Addressing Marijuana in the Workplace Members Only Join or Login

Ten states and Washington, D.C., have legalized recreational marijuana use with more states, including Illinois, New Jersey and New York, expected to follow suit. Shifts in state law have left several employers wondering how to address company drug use policies as well as drug testing procedures. Although decriminalization of marijuana is increasing, none of the medical or recreational marijuana laws require employers to allow employees to use, possess or be impaired by marijuana during work hours or in the workplace, even if for medicinal purposes. More

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