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Pending State Marijuana Legislation


The New York City Council recently passed a law that bans marijuana drug testing in the workplace with a few exceptions. This marks a transformative change for marijuana legislation and several states are making proposed changes to their own laws.

New York City Council Bans Marijuana Drug Testing


On May 10th, New York City Council passed a law that "prohibits New York City employers from requiring a prospective employee to submit to testing for the presence of tetrahydrocannabinols (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana, in such prospective employee’s system as a condition of employment."

Marijuana and the Workplace: 2020


Although all marijuana use is still illegal under federal law, at least 33 states allow medical use, and 11 of those states and Washington, D.C., also allow recreational use.