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December 5, 2016

DOT Creates CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, Imposing Employer Reporting and Query Obligations

On December 2, 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a final rule establishing a new “Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.”

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November 29, 2016

Court Declines to Enjoin OSHA Drug Testing and Safety Incentives Under the Electronic Recordkeeping Reporting Rule

On a very limited legal basis, a federal district court has declined to enjoin OSHA from enforcing portions of its new recordkeeping rule related to potentially retaliatory post-accident drug testing and safety incentive programs.

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November 9, 2016

Marijuana Legalization Efforts Enjoy Success, Demonstrating Major Shift in Approach to Drug Regulation and Use

Marijuana Approved for Adult Use in California, Massachusetts, Nevada and Likely Maine; Four More States Adopt Medical Marijuana Rules

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August 5, 2016

California's Recreational Marijuana Initiative Is Not Expected To Impact Employer Workplace Drug Policies

California may be the next state to join Alaska, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Oregon and Washington in legalizing adult recreational use of marijuana.

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June 13, 2016

Ohio Becomes the Latest State to Legalize Marijuana for Certain Medical Uses While Avoiding Constitutional Ballot Initiatives

On June 8, 2016, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed comprehensive legislation to legalize certain uses of marijuana in Ohio for medical purposes.

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May 13, 2016

OSHA’s New Electronic Accident Reporting Rule Seeks to Dramatically Impair Post-Accident Drug and Alcohol Testing

OSHA recently published its final rule on electronic reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses. Under this new reporting standard, employer policies that request or require post- accident drug or alcohol testing will face new scrutiny by OSHA.

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May 10, 2016

Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Act Leaves Employers' Ability to Enforce Strict Drug-Free Workplace Policies Hazy

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf recently signed legislation authorizing the use of medical marijuana (the Medical Marijuana Act or MMA) in Pennsylvania.

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March 1, 2016

Eighth Circuit Rules Minnesota's Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace Act Has Multi-State Reach

The 8th Circuit recently expanded the reach of the Minnesota Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace Act in Olson v. Push, Inc.

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January 29, 2016

Don't Get Lost in the Weeds: Medical Marijuana is Now Legal in New York

On January 6, 2016, the Commissioner of Health of the State of New York certified that the medical marijuana program established by New York’s Compassionate Care Act could be implemented in accordance with public health and safety interests.

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January 25, 2016

New Mexico Court Finds Employer Had No Obligation to Accommodate Medical Marijuana Use

Must a New Mexico employer allow an employee to use medical marijuana as a reasonable accommodation for the employee’s disability? “No,” according to a New Mexico federal district court.

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