Posts Tagged ‘MMJ and the Workplace’
Can Your Employer Ask You If You Have An MMJ Card In Missouri?
Medical marijuana in Missouri has been on a long journey since 2014. The laws regarding possession were loosened in that year, and in 2018 Missourians were approved the right to use medical marijuana in the state. The changes to the Amendment 2 that allowed for the use of medical marijuana came into effect in late…Read More
Can You Get Fired For Having A Medical Card In Pennsylvania?
On April 17, 2016, Pennsylvania’s governor legalized the use of medical marijuana in the state, and from February 15th, 2018, those with a need for medical marijuana because of various health conditions were able to purchase and use cannabis legally. The medical relief provided by these new laws helped many patients who had been suffering…Read More
Can Nurses Have A Medical Marijuana Card In Oklahoma?
Oklahoma has been a legal medical marijuana state since summer 2018. In the short interval between then and now, the state has become a leading MMJ state. Oklahoma’s MMJ program is the most liberal in the entire nation. The state’s MMJ industry has blossomed and is now an inspiration to the rest of the country.…Read More
Does My Medical Marijuana Card Show Up On A Background Check?
Your medical marijuana status is a part of your personal health information. Because of this, it’s protected by certain laws, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which does not allow for protected medical information to show up on a background check. However, there are ways that this information can be available…Read More
Can My Employer Find Out If I Have A Medical Marijuana Card?
If you’re looking for a new job or if you think your current employer might be doing a background check on you, you could be concerned that your medical marijuana usage will show up. This is a rather complicated issue, because there are a lot of unknowns at play (including your state’s current laws, the…Read More
8 Things Workers Need To Know About MMJ And The Workplace
What are the employment rights for medical marijuana users? Does having a medical card show up on a background check? Can I be denied employment due to my MMJ card? How does medical marijuana usage affect my performance at work? These are just a few of the questions that many medical marijuana users have around…Read More
Can You Get Fired For Having A MMJ Card?
The use of medical marijuana is becoming more and more popular as states legalize it for both medical and recreational use. The use of medical marijuana often comes into question in the employment sphere. Even in states with very progressive medical marijuana laws, some employers still have a zero-tolerance drug policy. There are some interesting…Read More