Recreational marijuana use will be legal in Illinois in less than a week, and some companies with zero tolerance policies are deciding how to handle employees who want to light up. 

With the implementation of the new law fast approaching, companies are scrambling to get policies in place that reflect legalization.

"I've had a lot of questions from my clients on what to do about their zero tolerance drug policies," said Maro Wolf O'Donnell at Benesch Law. "The answer is they can still have those policies as long as they are crafted correctly."

Click here to read the complete article

Sarah Schulte ~ ABC7Chicago.com

Recent News Articles

Tuesday January 21

Medical marijuana is now free of charge in Sicily - Cannabis News

in World News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The cost of prescriptions, available to patients suffering from chronic pain, cerebral palsy and multiple…

1419 hits

Tuesday January 21

Tests find some early Arizona hemp crops have too much THC - Cannabis News

in CBD & Hemp

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Arizona’s budding hemp-growing industry is suffering growing pains as levels of THC that are too…

1376 hits

Tuesday January 21

Brewing up buds: Beverages companies enter cannabis game - Cannabis News

in Finance

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

With 11 states and the District of Columbia now legalizing recreational marijuana, and 33 states…

1496 hits

Wednesday January 22

Largest U.S. Farm Group Supports Higher THC Limit for Industrial Hemp - Cannabis News

in CBD & Hemp

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

U.S. farmers think the USDA hemp regulations are too stringent.

2252 hits

Wednesday January 22

New York Governor Includes Marijuana Legalization In New Budget Plan - Cannabis News

in Politics

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) included marijuana legalization in his budget proposal on Tuesday,…

2259 hits