Lori Adelson quoted in Business Insider article on legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington

Arnstein & Lehr Attorney Lori Adelson

Lori Adelson

Arnstein & Lehr Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson was quoted in a November 7 article in Business Insider, titled “Legalizing Marijuana Is A ‘Conflict That’s Going To be Huge’ In The Workplace.” The article states that Colorado and Washington have become the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes and discusses the issues being raised in the professional world, such as whether it is legal for employers to fire their workers for smoking marijuana. Ms. Adelson comments that the impact the new law could have on the workplace ultimately comes down to what the company policy says; she advices all employers in both states to immediately draft up a company policy so that there is a clear understanding of what is expected from their workers.

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