Tag Archives: marihauna

Changing the Classification of Medical Marijuana: What it Could Mean for Employers and Employees.

The issue of how marijuana should be classified is set to be heard by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit next week. This issue is important for employers and employees because of the downstream impact it could have in relation to the use of medical marijuana … Continue Reading

Michigan Legislation Introduced to Further Limit Medical Marijuana Use – This Time in Worker’s Compensation

In the fall of 2008, 63% of Michigan residents voted in favor of legalizing medical marihuana. Despite this majority, Michigan legislators continue to whittle away at that law. The latest such effort involves Michigan’s Worker’s Compensation statute. Specifically, under a provision of the Worker’s Disability Act, an employer must furnish or cause to be furnished, reasonable … Continue Reading

Are Your Employees Going to Pot? According to the Numbers, Probably

The Detroit Free Press reported on April 21, 2011 (by Dawson Bell and John Wisely) that approximately 63,735 Michigan residents had registered to use marihuana for medical purposes under Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Law (Michigan spells marihuana with an “h”, rather than a “j”). There is also over a five-month backlog in issuing registration cards.  Based on the … Continue Reading
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