California Employers Can No Longer Discriminate Against Employees Who Engage in Off-the-Job Marijuana Use
According to a new California state law that takes effect on January 1, 2024, employers cannot discriminate against potential hires or employees who engage in off-the-job marijuana use. Many California employers, including dental practices, require drug testing that may detect the presence of cannabis. The law, AB 2188, adds marijuana users to existing employment protections provided under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. The recreational and medicinal use of marijuana are legal under California state law. Click here to read more.