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It used to be simple. Illegal drugs were…illegal, and having a drug-free workplace meant employers could administer drug tests and terminate employees who tested positive. However, the use of medical marijuana has changed the landscape for employers.
Since an increasing number of states have passed medical marijuana laws and two states (Colorado and Washington) have put recreational laws on the books, employers need to consider how best to balance the inconsistency that exists between federal and state laws on this topic. Marijuana remains a Schedule 1 narcotic. Cultivation, distribution, possession and use are still criminal acts under federal law. Marijuana is in the same category as cocaine, heroin, LSD and ecstasy, all of which are prohibited under the federal Controlled Substances Act.
In today’s competitive job market, trying to find the best candidate for a position can be a daunting task. You’ve already sifted through resumes to determine who you want to interview. Now comes the hard part—the interview itself.