Millions of New Yorkers no longer have to worry about popping hot on a weed test.
Most New York workers are now free to hit the weed after a long day’s work. In response to the state’s legalization of marijuana, the New York State Department of Labor amended Labor Law 201-D and published an “Adult Use Cannabis and the Workplace” advisory earlier this week.
The amended law states that all public and private employees (age 21 and older) can lawfully use cannabis without fear of workplace discrimination. The new rules apply to all workers regardless of citizenship or immigration status. There are some exceptions for specific jobs like commercial truck drivers.
This week’s action noted that “cannabis used in accordance with New York State…
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