Lawyers Warn Cos. To Take Heed Of Weed Laws

Law360, New York (January 26, 2010, 2:07 PM EST) -- While courts have largely ruled in favor of employers in cases brought by workers disciplined over their use of prescription pot, attorneys say ignoring new state medical marijuana laws will put businesses at increased risk of suits by employees who argue that their state gave them a green light to light up.

The success of efforts to legalize medical marijuana in states such as New Jersey doesn't mean businesses have to condone employees’ use of the drug, but it does mean employers should revise their policies...
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