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Court: Positive weed test doesn’t automatically mean person is intoxicated

An appeals court recently found a worker who tested positive for marijuana in a post-incident drug test was eligible for workers’ compensation benefits despite the positive test results.  [Read more…]

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Injured from fall, tested positive for weed: Does she get workers’ comp?

Judges split 2-1 on whether an employee who was injured at work should receive workers’ comp benefits after testing positive for weed. Which side prevailed?  [Read more…]

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Employers should check their drug policies

Availability of legal, recreational pot in Washington state is a big change. What hasn’t changed is employers’ ability to test their employees for marijuana use. Even so, employers should check their drug policies in light of the new pot law.  [Read more…]

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