• Despite Legalization, Employers Can Keep Their No-Pot Policies
  • March 30, 2017 | Author: John-Paul S. Deol
  • Law Firm: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP - San Francisco Office
  • California’s legalization of marijuana for recreational use marks a significant change in the state’s attitude towards the once-illicit substance. While Proposition 64 won 57 percent of the vote last November, many employers are questioning the impact of the new law in the workplace. Considering the hype surrounding the passage of the proposition, it changes very little, if anything, in the employment context. Nevertheless, employers will want to ensure that they understand what has and has not changed in order to update their policies accordingly.