Business Leaders Talk About Marijuana And Workplace Policies

10/30/18 – 3:15 P.M.

Local business leaders stopped at Millstream Cafe to learn about issues affecting employment laws. James Yates from Eastman and Smith explained that the biggest topic right now is marijuana.

James Yates

Yates said that employers need to be aware of their drug policies.

James Yates

Yates explained that Ohio law will allow businesses to not employ people based on marijuana use, even with a doctor’s card. He urged adding a clarifying statement to applications that spell out a drug free work place.