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Denver Partner Reacts to the Post-Election Marijuana Legalization Trend


In an interview with SHRM, Brett Wendt provides his reaction to the fact that voters in five states approved new laws allowing medical and recreational marijuana. Brett noted that the trend towards legalization is here to stay, which means that “employers should consider revisiting their internal policies and seeking the advice of counsel with any questions or concerns.” In the interview, Brett reminds companies that the laws addressing cannabis vary from state to state and he suggests that employers consider treating marijuana use as they would alcohol or prescription drugs by focusing their policies on behaviors of intoxication and/or impairment.

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