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Legal Marijuana Use Can Still Get You Fired

Now that two states have legalized marijuana altogether and another has decided to allow it for medical purposes, you may be thinking you can finally have the occasional toke if you're in one of the lucky states. But don't bogart that joint just yet. Marijuana use is still illegal under federal...

Oregon Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

On Tuesday, Oregon voters passed Measure 91. As a result, Oregon followed Colorado and Washington to become the third state to legalize recreational usage of marijuana under state law. Under the new law, the bulk of which takes effect on July 1, 2015, individuals may possess up to four mature marijuana...

Regardless of State Laws, the Use of Marijuana Remains Unlawful Under Federal Law

by Kyle Abraham On June 15, 2015, the Colorado Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Coats v. Dish Network, LLC [an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers] . This case is an important reminder that the use of marijuana remains unlawful under federal...

Legal Marijuana Remains Off-Limits in the Workplace

It is likely that when Ohioans go the polls this November, we will have the opportunity to vote on whether to amend our state constitution to permit for the medicinal and recreational use of marijuana . Meanwhile, Cleveland.com reports that business groups are concerned over certain language in the proposed...