Colorado State law allows highly regulated usage of medical marijuana, and now usage of recreational marijuana as well. Federal law prohibits the possession, usage, sale, purchase, storage, production, transportation and processing of any form of marijuana except synthetic THC. The clash of federal and State law has created confusion about the rights of employers and employees with regard to marijuana in the work place.
The following PowerPoints and essays explain in understandable terms the interaction of laws pertaining to medical and recreational marijuana, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation and termination from work.
If you have questions about the interaction of Colorado marijuana laws with workers’ compensation and employment laws, contact me.
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