As more and more states legalize Marijuana, many employers wonder, can an employee's use of marijuana products outside of work still be grounds for termination? Should employees who use cannabis products off-the-clock fear being fired?
It's a hot button issue, with some states such as New York already passing legislation to prevent drug testing workers. Now Colorado has joined the fight with a new purposed bill. This bill would not only protect workers who choose to partake in marijuana in their free-time , but also permit on the job Medical Marijuana use for workers who need it.
The article 'Colorado employers would no longer be able to fire their workers for using cannabis if a new bill passes' by Jesse Paul goes into more detail on this. Give it a read!