Seeking Clarity On Mich. Medical Marijuana Law

Law360, New York (June 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Since 1996, 13 states have decriminalized the medical use of marijuana.[1] New Jersey and Illinois may soon join them. Yet, after 13 years, employers in many states are still in limbo over their ability to terminate registered users of medical marijuana who fail workplace drug tests.

Michigan, the most recent state to permit the medical use of marijuana, has also failed to clarify this issue.

In November 2008, Michigan became the latest state to legalize the medicinal use of marijuana. The Michigan Medical Marihuana Act[2] allows...
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