White Paper

Marijuana in the Workplace: Uncertainty and Risks for Employers

Multiple laws provide a framework for the regulation of marijuana in New Jersey. Recent cases have shed light on the risks and uncertainty employers face over marijuana in the workplace.

White Paper Summary

Multiple laws provide a framework for the use and regulation of marijuana in New Jersey. However, recent cases have shed light on the risks and uncertainty employers continue to face over marijuana in the workplace. Specifically, in the last two weeks, a prospective employee filed suit against a trucking company alleging violations of the state’s anti-discrimination laws. The basis of the complaint focuses on the employee’s status as a licensed patient under New Jersey’s medical marijuana program.

To learn more about Chartwell Law, please visit their website.

Founded in 2002, Chartwell Law began as a four-lawyer workers’ compensation boutique defense firm. Today our team of workers’ compensation attorneys are prominent industry authorities who frequently serve as lecturers, authors and course planners training practitioners around the country.

More from Risk & Insurance

More from Risk & Insurance