Medical Marijuana: Good for your Health, Bad for your Career?

Posted on: August 30th, 2010  |  No Comments

On August 29, The New York Times highlighted a growing concern among those who legally use medical marijuana to treat a variety of illnesses in states that allow such treatment:

“The current state of affairs puts employers in a very difficult situation,” said Barbara L. Johnson, an employment lawyer in Washington. “But the reality is that there are no federal guidelines like there are when dealing with other types of prescription medications.”

Some workers have learned about this legal quandary first-hand, at the cost of their jobs.”


How far will this progress? Will legal marijuana smokers not longer be able to drive? Can they work at a day care center? Will they lose their security clearance?

Read the full story at The New York Times »

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