[VIDEO] Are You Up to Date on Marijuana Laws in Your State?

Sara Korolevich

As more states legalize marijuana, there’s been a rise in discrimination claims against employers who terminate or fail to hire medical marijuana users due to a positive drug screen. Additionally, some convictions for marijuana use and possession in states that have since decriminalized or legalized its use are no longer considered convictions.

In this 2-minute compliance video, Elizabeth McLean, an expert in the background screening legal landscape and General Counsel at GoodHire, shares tips to help you stay up to date on marijuana laws and drug screening policies.

 

Disclaimer: The resources provided here are for educational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. We advise you to consult your own counsel if you have legal questions related to your specific practices and compliance with applicable laws.

Sara Korolevich

Sara Korolevich

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Sara Korolevich is editor of the blog and responsible for communicating GoodHire's product news, feature enhancements, and background check compliance updates. Sara’s public relations and communications experience stems from 20+ years working on public education campaigns, public policy, and most recently B2B marketing communications.

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