Marijuana Laws Impacting Employers Spread Like a Weed in 2021: A Year in Review

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Virginia also amended the state’s medical marijuana law to prohibit discrimination against lawful users of medical cannabis oil (as defined in the law). Jennifer Mora Connecticut On June 22, 2021, Connecticut legalized recreational marijuana use by adults 21 years and older. And of course, employers still must be mindful of the state law protections currently available to medical marijuana users. Notably, some states, including Connecticut, Maine, Iowa, and Minnesota (among others) have drug testing statutes with policy requirements. Seyfarth Synopsis: Every year, employers find themselves revisiting their marijuana and drug testing policies to account for newly enacted laws at the state and local level.

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Every year, employers find themselves revisiting their marijuana and drug testing policies to account for newly enacted laws at the state and local level. Now is no different. Below are some highlights of what happened in 2021.

Jennifer Mora

Connecticut

On June 22, 2021, Connecticut legalized recreational marijuana use by adults 21 years...

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